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If you have had an accident it is important you choose solicitors who have the requisite skills and experience to handle your claim.We are a Law Society Accredited Personal Injury Practice and are also ranked in Chambers & Partners 2016 for Personal Injury.

Being a Law Society Accredited Firm means that our expertise in the area of Personal Injury has been verified and our accomplishment recognised by the Law Society.

Chambers & Partners is a renowned and established directory known for identifying and ranking solicitors and firms who specialise in certain areas of law.

We were described in Chambers & Partners 2016 as;

“…One of the best-kept secrets in the personal injury market place; it is difficult to praise them too highly…”

“…They stand out as practical and pragmatic lawyers with good judgement…”

We were described in Chambers & Partners 2017 as;

“A very experienced group of lawyers.”

“They offer a first-class, bespoke service. They would always be my first choice for personal injury and industrial disease work.”

We were described in Chambers & Partners 2018 as;

“The firm has a good understanding of the importance of delivering a high-quality service which puts the client first.” and;

“They really are an excellent niche firm.”

 

Our two Partners John McDonnell and Gerry O’Brien were also ranked individually for Personal Injury in Chambers & Partners 2017 and 2018.

Otherwise we like to think of ourselves as professional but approachable which is why many of our new clients are recommended to us by former clients.

If you wish to pursue a personal injury claim, or even if you are not sure but just want to have a chat, please give us a call on 0121 454 2442 and we will be happy to talk to you free of charge or alternatively please make a free enquiry.

Call us on 0121 454 2442 or make a free enquiry.


Read the full Chambers & Partners 2016 entry


From the Chambers UK guide

Basic facts about the department
  • 2 partners
  • 3 other qualified lawyers
  • Office locations ranked: Birmingham
What the team is known for

Growing practice acclaimed for its practical, down-to-earth approach and strong individual practitioners. Works on a range of high-value matters including brain injury and mesothelioma cases. Notable experience in the field of employers’ liability.

Strengths

“They stand out as practical and pragmatic lawyers with good judgement.”

“One of the best-kept secrets in the personal injury market place; it is difficult to praise them too highly.”

Notable practitioners

Head of department John McDonnell is the main point of contact.

Significant clients

Community Union, Police Federation.

Read the full Chambers & Partners 2017 entry


From the Chambers UK guide

Basic facts about the department
  • 2 partners
  • 3 other qualified lawyers
  • Office locations ranked: Birmingham
What the team is known for

Strong Birmingham boutique with significant experience in employers’ liability claims. Also acts on complex claims arising from RTAs and industrial diseases. Increasingly active in institutional representations, acting for clients such as the Police Federation.

Strengths

“They offer a first-class, bespoke service. They would always be my first choice for personal injury and industrial disease work.”

“A very experienced group of lawyers.”

Work highlights

Acted on behalf of a claimant attacked by a petrol station employee, bringing vicarious liability claims against Morrisons. The case was heard by the Supreme Court.

Notable practitioners

The “innovative” Gerry O’Brien is “always prepared to go the extra mile,” according to market sources. He is an experienced personal injury lawyer whose broad practice includes catastrophic injury claims.

John McDonnell frequently acts on complex workplace accident claims, including those involving catastrophic injuries. Interviewees describe him as “a masterful tactician” who is “vastly experienced and has exceptional judgement.”

Significant clients

Community Trade Union, Police Federation of England and Wales.

Read the full Chambers & Partners 2018 entry


From the Chambers UK guide

Basic facts about the department
  • 2 partners
  • 2 other qualified lawyers
  • Office locations ranked: Birmingham
What the team is known for

Strong Birmingham boutique with significant experience in employers’ liability claims. Also acts on complex claims arising from RTAs and industrial diseases. Handles serious injury and fatal cases. Active in institutional representations, acting for clients such as the Police Federation.

Strengths

Interviewees say: “The firm has a good understanding of the importance of delivering a high-quality service which puts the client first.”

Sources highlight: “They really are an excellent niche firm.”

Work highlights

Pursued a £130,000 claim on behalf of a claimant who had sustained a head injury and multiple other injuries following a car accident.

Represented a claimant who sustained a serious wrist injury as a result of an accident at work. Obtained a £70,000 settlement.

Significant clients

Police Federation of England and Wales, Community trade union.

Notable practitioners

John McDonnell is described as “highly experienced, passionate, meticulous and sensitive in his approach.” He is well known for his expert handling of high-stakes personal injury cases, mainly arising from accidents at work.

Gerry O’Brien is acknowledged for his long-standing presence in the sector and his strong focus on catastrophic personal injury claims. One source notes: “He has a caring, client-focused attitude towards claims-handling and he is very knowledgeable and experienced.”


Trinity Law Partnership:

“The firm has a good understanding of the importance of delivering a high-quality service which puts the client first.”
“They really are an excellent niche firm.”

Chambers and Partners 2018

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