Paul specialises in defending complex large loss and catastrophic personal injury claims. He is instructed by major insurers and corporates to deal with road traffic, employers’ liability, and public liability claims, with a particular interest and specialism dealing with claims under the Landlord and Tenant and the Defective Premises Act. Paul prides himself on working closely with both insurer and insured giving straightforward and pragmatic advice.
Paul is a Senior Associate based in the Manchester office within Clyde & Co’s top-ranking personal injury defendant team. He specialises in high value employers’ liability, public liability, and road traffic accident claims, advising on policy, multi-party actions and complex liability disputes.
Paul has a particular interest in claims involving the Landlord and Tenant Act, the Defective Premises Act, Japanese Knotweed, and Occupiers Liability claims. He has been involved with many successful defences of claims for housing associations and local authorities.
Paul prides himself on working closely with both insurer and insured giving straightforward and pragmatic advice. He provides defensibility training to corporate clients to improve systems and claims investigations and has an extensive experience in the housing market and successfully running liability disputed claims to trial, often requiring exhaustive investigations with the insured and input from experts.
His work encompasses serious injury and psychological conditions including chronic pain, and fatal accidents.
Employers' & Public Liability
Insurance & Reinsurance
Product Liability & Recall