Andrew Kerr

Experience

  • I am a Partner in the catastrophic injury department specialising in catastrophic and large loss claims.
  • I am a named individual for a number of insurers on their select panels to handle their highest value cases and currently manage a portfolio of claims with a combined value in excess of £150million.
  • I have many years' experience acting exclusively for insurers, corporate policyholders and local authorities handling claims of the utmost severity and complexity.
  • My caseload comprises public liability, employers’ liability and motor claims, especially severe brain injury, minimal awareness/PVS, tetraplegia and paraplegia and amputations. I have particular expertise in handling infant brain injury claims.
  • I also have experience with insolvency (corporate and recovery) and professional negligence as well as disease claims.  
  • I have written a number of articles commenting on legal issues and developments and regularly provide seminars, webinars and training for insurers, policyholders and clients.
  • Aside from supervising and mentoring team members I manage a team of junior lawyers who assist on cases.
  • I am a member of BLM’s national Catastrophic Injury Forum and Brain Injury Subject Matter Group.
  • I am often asked to give the 'defendant's side' at events arranged by and for claimant lawyers and experts.

 

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Contact Details


+44 161 838 6987
andrew.kerr@blmlaw.com
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Testimonials


'Andrew Kerr is very clever, thorough and easy to work with. He is sensible and doesn't take silly points - the right approach.’

Chambers and Partners 2022 - Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant (UK-wide)

‘Andrew Kerr: a skilled and quietly efficient solicitor with the gift of seeing the broader picture and appreciating the tactical implications involved in any particular case.'

Legal 500 2022 - Clinical Negligence: Defendant

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