Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant Department

North East
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What the team is known for An excellent choice for claimant personal injury mandates, often handling high-value and catastrophic injury claims. Broad offering spans occupational and industrial diseases, workplace injuries and road accidents, including expertise in brain and spinal cord injuries. Offers an all-round service through its Court of Protection department.

Strengths One source says: "The team have a great deal of experience in industrial injury cases and are very facilitating of their clients. They are undaunted by displays of aggression from their opponents, and their client service is excellent."

"They kept us up to date throughout the case and were prepared to go the extra mile for us," says a client.

"The team are very knowledgeable, specialised and client-centred," says another interviewee.

Work highlights Achieved a settlement of £220,000 on behalf of a client who suffered a severe orthopaedic injury at work after falling from the back of a wagon while strapping a tarpaulin.

Notable practitioners

John Davis is a consultant within the team and has great depth of experience in complex personal injury work. He frequently handles brain and spinal injury claims connected to catastrophic RTAs and workplace incidents.
"He is absolutely first class." "John is highly knowledgeable and able to connect with his clients, who are always at the centre of his work. He wants the best for them and will go the extra mile to achieve that."

Kate Nicklin is a senior associate with considerable experience handling high-value personal injury mandates. She regularly acts on cases involving brain and spinal injuries following road traffic and workplace accidents.
"Kate is excellent - knowledgeable, highly skilled and always puts the client first, going the extra mile to achieve the right outcome for them."

Philip Davison leads the department and regularly represents clients who have suffered serious orthopaedic injuries, often sustained in the workplace or in RTAs. He also handles fatal accident claims.
"He is incredibly thorough and his attention to detail is outstanding." "Phil is very experienced, strategically aware and approaches every case with energy and determination." "His grasp of detail on complex papers is something to behold - he is terrific."