Personal Injury Department

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What the team is known for Leading group best known for representing public authorities, most notably local councils. Also acts for insurers on public and employers' liability claims. Offers expertise in occupational and industrial disease cases, as well as workplace accident claims. Additionally assists with claims of sexual abuse and mistreatment of children in education and care, as well as assault on employees. Further experience in catastrophic injury mandates connected with RTAs.

Strengths"The firm has very strong personnel who are experienced in all relevant areas of this work," reports a client.

Work highlights Represented a local authority in a claim that alleged the council was negligent in failing to remove three siblings from their mother’s care, which would have prevented them suffering an assault at her hands.

Notable practitioners

Justin Harris assists insurance companies and local authorities with high-value, complex personal injury claims connected to the mistreatment of children. He also has experience in cases involving RTAs.
"He is meticulously thorough in his preparation and a delightful litigator."

Peter Bennett acts for insurance companies on high-value personal injury claims, with particular expertise in industrial disease and workplace accident claims. His experience covers fatal accident claims, post-traumatic stress disorder damages and cases involving hundreds of claimants.

Simon Evans is best known for his handling of complex claims arising from RTAs concerning motorcycles and multi-vehicle motorway collisions. He frequently defends claims relating to brain, spinal and orthopaedic injuries.

"Well prepared, tactically astute and very pleasant to work with." "Simon works collaboratively and professionally to progress claims."