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Personal injury. Acted on behalf of the plaintiffs in: Opren litigation, Benzodiazepine litigation, British Midland air crash, Camelford Water Pollution, Mull of Kyntyre helicopter crash, and the Kajaki Mine strike in 2006. Specialises in Catastrophic injury cases, including many on behalf of service personnel against the MOD. Recent cases include: AV v AB brain injury settled at JSM lump sum £9.7m (2020). XYZ v FGL severe brain injury settled at JSM: lump sum £2.4m and PP: £125,000, (2020). Mehmetemin v Farrell [2017] EWHC 103 (QB): (orthopaedic injury valuation of care). ST v VB [2015] (Quantum Tetraplegia, settled for lump sum of £3m, PP. £175,000 - lump sum equivalent £8m). SH v ML [2015] (Contested IP application to purchase property for two children with TBI); Lightfoot v Go Ahead Group PLC [2011] RTR 11 (RTA contributory negligence). IB v CB [2010] EWHC 3815(QB) (Content of periodical payments order). (Court of Appeal - pre action admissions). Bici v Ministry of Defence Times [2004] EWCH 786 (QB).(Scope of combat immunity). Mattis v Pollock [2003] IRLR 603 (Court of Appeal: scope of vicarious liability); Franks v Reuters [2003] IRLR 423 (meaning of 'employee' in Employment Rights Act 1996, Court of Appeal); Croft v Royal Mail [2003] IRLR 592 (Court of Appeal discrimination, transsexual). Paul Rose speaks regularly at professional conferences on topical issues in the areas he specialises in.


Called to Bar 1981, Silk 2002, Fee Paid Employment Judge from 2003 to 2018.

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