David Spencer


  • I deal with catastrophic and fatal injury claims involving complex liability issues, brain and spinal injury, amputations, serious orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain

  • I have been appointed panel solicitor for liability claims involving the UK governing bodies of two and four wheeled motorsport

  • I am also the appointed panel solicitor for national sporting and recreational associations.

  • I head our sports practice group and am responsible for coordinating BLM’s sports law offering across insurance, claims, risk and regulatory.

  • I was a solicitor for the defendant throughout the litigation and in the Supreme Court in Summers v Fairclough Homes.

  • I undertake numerous seminars and training on claims, litigation, risk and reporting.

  • I am a member of FOIL’s National Committee.

  • I qualified as a solicitor in 1998, joined BLM in July 2005 and made partner in April 2008.

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Contact Details

+44 161 838 6800


David Spencer has an ability to get to the heart of complex issues of liability and quantum. Vast and almost unique knowledge of motor sports claims.

Legal 500 2020

Outstandingly hard worker

Legal 500 2018

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