- My practice is focused on catastrophic injury and cross border litigation.
- I work with insurers, brokers, loss adjusters and corporate clients on claims within motor, employers’ liability, public liability and product liability risks.
- My caseload includes matters involving serious brain injury, spinal cord damage, amputation, chronic pain and fatalities.
- In respect of jurisdiction and conflict of laws disputes, I regularly advise clients as to the correct approach under Rome II, Brussels I (recast) and common law, and deal with complex issues involving foreign lawyers providing expert evidence to the court.
- I have experience in a wide range of industry sectors, including in particular leisure, aviation and construction.
- I act for a nationwide broker scheme for businesses in the leisure industry, for which I have presented at a number of events on claims defensibility and claims trends analysis.
- I am a member of the Catastrophic Injury Amputation Subject Matter Group.
- I am co-editor of Bingham & Berrymans' Personal Injury and Motor Claims Cases
Significant reported cases
- Chaplin v Pistol  EWHC 1075 (QB): interim payment application in a multi-million pound brain injury case. Cited in Kemp as authority for the inclusion of Lost Years in Eeles stage 1.
- Hutchinson v Mapfre and Ice Mountain  EWHC 178 (QB): jurisdiction challenge under Brussels I (recast).
- Owen v Galgey and Ors  EWHC 3546 (QB): dispute on applicable law under Rome II and the approach to mutual habitual residency and the test for the “manifestly more closely connected” escape clause.