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Weightmans

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant

1 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded personal injury team instructed by some of the country's largest insurers and local authorities to defend the full range of injury and disease cases. Other areas of activity include the investigation and litigation of claims for fraud and exaggeration. Advises on the full span of catastrophic injury claims as well as injuries arising from alleged negligence and abuse. Clients benefit from the firm's international capabilities via its international law group.

Strengths

Clients describe Weightmans as "a group of highly skilled and professional people who work to ensure the best outcomes for their clients."

Sources describe the team as "very sensible and pragmatic."

Work highlights

Acted for Zurich Insurance in an RTA case concerning a traumatic brain injury and a fatality.

Notable practitioners

David Holt regularly receives instruction in high-value catastrophic personal injury claims, including serious head trauma and paralysis cases. He is particularly well versed in injuries arising from RTAs, and also cases involving the Motor Insurers' Bureau. He continues to serve as head of the firm's large-loss and technical claims team, offering extensive experience in cross-border as well as UK matters.
"Fantastic depth of knowledge and very good judgement.""A supreme lawyer as far as MIB work is concerned."

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Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant


David Holt
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