Henry Kirkup


  • A partner at BLM, I am also head of office for Leeds.
  • I am the lead lawyer in BLM’s Catastrophic Injury Group and contact partner for a number of insurers, managing agents and companies.
  • My experience involves advising clients in high value claims and representing clients in Corporate Manslaughter and HSE prosecutions.
  • I regularly speaker at seminars on all aspects of health and safety law.
  • I have been ranked several times in the legal directories as quoted below:
    • “First class solicitor” - Legal 500 2013
    • “The team is led by the ‘approachable and capable technician” - Legal 500 2015
    • “BLM’s ‘strong’ team … is headed by the ‘excellent’ Henry Kirkup.” - Legal 500 2016
    • “Good at cutting to the issues… a hard negotiator and extremely passionate about what he does” - Legal 500 2017


  • Member of BLM's SHE (safety, health and environment) group, 2015-2018
  • Member of BLM’s Catastrophic Injury Group, 2016-2018

Contact Details

+44 113 261 5564


Great at getting to the heart of a case

Legal 500 2018

Practical and experienced

Legal 500 2018

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