David Spencer


  • I qualified as a solicitor in 1998, joined BLM in July 2005 and made partner in April 2008.
  • 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 co-ordinating BLM’s sports law offering across insurance, claims, risk and regulatory.
  • I am a member of FOIL's Sports Law SFT
  • 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.

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+44 161 838 6800


‘David Spencer – the consummate insurance lawyer.'

Legal 500 2022 - Personal Injury: Defendant

David Spencer is hard working, ever present and has the focus of an Exocet missile.

Legal 500 2021

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