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UK 2022
London (Firms) Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant
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4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Irwin Mitchell

We have a large, experienced and diverse Serious Injury practice with five teams based in the London office. Focusing on cases of serious disability and life changing injuries, including brain and spinal cord injuries as well as polytrauma, amputations and fatal cases, we aim to use the claims process to maximise rehabilitation and restore quality of life where possible. Alison Eddy is our Regional Managing Partner in London with Ian Christian as our Personal Injury Lead Partner. Tracey Storey heads up the five Serious Injury teams.

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Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant - London (Firms)
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What the team is known for

Substantial team of specialist practitioners known for tackling the full range of personal injury claims. Maintains a standout reputation for its handling of catastrophic injury claims, as well as cases involving injuries resulting from child abuse and industrial disease. Broad experience ranging from RTAs to injury arising out of international incidents. Capable of representing claimants in cross-border matters.

Strengths

Irwin Mitchell "offers a premier service, and has excellent solicitors," a source says.

A market commentator describes the firm as "a very professional outfit. They are thorough and leave no stone unturned when investigating a case."

Interviewees add: "They achieve fantastic results and operate to a high standard."

Work highlights

Acted for a claimant who sustained a head injury, fractured spine and severed spinal cord rendering him tetraplegic and wheelchair-dependent from an open-top bus tour in Malta crashing into a tree.

Notable practitioners

Alison Eddy is well versed in handling cases involving injuries arising from both clinical negligence and RTAs. She is often sought after to represent clients in catastrophic brain and spinal cord injury litigation, acting on behalf of both adults and children.
"Outstanding. She has a strong reputation."

Tracey Storey leads the serious injury team in London and has significant experience advising on brain, spinal cord and sexual abuse injuries, whether procuring early settlement or litigating cases in the courts.
"She is very diligent and hard-working, covering every angle in a case, leaving no stone unturned - terrific." "Very strong and reputable. A sensible practitioner who is easy to get along with."

Richard Geraghty handles complex, high-value and often high-profile personal injury cases. He has particularly strong expertise in claims involving spinal cord, brain and amputation injuries, including those arising from RTAs and accidents at work. He frequently represents clients in the High Court.
"Richard Geraghty is knowledgeable and client-focused, and he has a really good strategic understanding of how to run claims." "A highly experienced and technically solid personal injury lawyer."

Chani Dhaliwal is noted for expert handling of serious injury claims including spinal cord, brain and amputation matters for claimants.
"Technically able to take on the most challenging cases and achieve superb results for his clients." "Chani's representation for me was impeccable. I am very impressed with his knowledge and ability to respond to any setbacks or evidence from the other side."

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Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant

Alison Eddy
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Alison Eddy
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Eminent Practitioners
Tracey Storey
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Tracey Storey
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Band 2
Richard Geraghty
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Richard Geraghty
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Band 4
Chani Dhaliwal
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Chani Dhaliwal
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