Provided by Kelvin Farmaner
Kelvin is an experienced litigation lawyer, an Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) and he has a niche expertise and understanding of the insurance sector.
Kelvin acts for Domestic and European insurance companies as well as self-insuring businesses. He deals with defending mainly high value personal injury cases. He represented insurers in the reported case of Marshall v MIB (1), Pickard (2) and Generali (3) 2017 concerning how Rome ii is applied in multi-tort cases.
As well as motor claims cases Kelvin has also established a niche practice in relation to claims involving animals, having acted for the successful party in the leading case of Mirvahedy v Henley, which was decided in the House of Lords (the case in which the court defined the responsibilities of keepers of animals under Section 2 of the Animals Act 1971).
He has published various articles in national and regional publications and trade journals such as The New Law Journal, The Post Magazine, The Solicitors Journal, Expert Witness Journal and PI Brief Update Law Journal as well as appearing in a lawyer training DVD for the College of Law, London.
Member of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel
Member of FOIL (Forum of Insurance Lawyers)
Past President of the Southampton Insurance Institute Council
Vice Chair of the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Professional Services Business Strategy Group