Our defendant personal injury practice represents insurers, manufacturers, corporates, small businesses, public sector bodies and individuals in a full range of personal injury claims, whether these are brought against them via insurers or on a private basis.

Advising on claims of all sizes and severity, our team are trusted advisors to clients and experts in their field.

We are able to assist you throughout the claims process, from pre-action correspondence all the way to trial. At all times, we adopt a pragmatic approach to ensure the most cost-effective management of each case.

However simple or complex the issues, we have the legal expertise to assist.



Ramona Derbyshire

Partner 01793 412 581

Joanna Barr

Associate 01793 412 553

  • Acting for a global manufacturer in respect of defending mesothelioma cases as a result of alleged exposure to asbestos.
  • Acting for a global manufacturer in respect of defending various product liability claims in relation to some well known household and health hygiene products.
  • Acting for a variety of different companies including landlords in respect of defending employer liability claims, often with occupier liability elements.
  • Acting for a construction company in defending a catastrophic personal injury claim that occurred at work.

Types of claims that we help to defend are:

  • Product liability
  • Occupational disease
  • Personal injury
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Employers’ and public liability
  • Health and safety