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Hart Brown

RESOLUTION HOUSE, RIVERVIEW, WALNUT TREE CLOSE, GUILDFORD, GU1 4UX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01483 887766
Fax:
Fax 01483 887750
DX:
2403 GUILDFORD
Email:
Web:
www.hartbrown.co.uk

South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant
Clinical negligence: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Hart Brown (Guildford)

The clinical negligence practice at the ‘reliable and well-respected’ firm Hart Brown in Guildford ensures that ‘communication with the client never breaks down’. ‘First-rate lawyer’ Gerard Sanders, who specialises in cosmetic surgery, laser eye surgery and delayed diagnosis of cancer claims, as well as the ‘meticulous, skilled and dedicated’ Marek Bednarczyk are recommended, the latter especially for his ‘masterly attention to detail’ and ‘keen intuition for arguments that are likely to succeed’. Bednarczyk handles brain and birth injuries and has an additional focus on injuries caused by surgery and fatalities.

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Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Hart Brown (Guildford)

The personal injury team at Hart Brown in Guildford mostly handles road traffic accident claims, but Marek Bednarczyk also has experience in other multiple injury cases and public liability matters, while associate solicitor Gerard Sanders undertakes employers’ liability claims, orthopaedic injury cases and matters concerning the Motor Insurers’ Bureau. Team lead Paul Grimwood also offers deputyship support in the Court of Protection, particularly in relation to severe brain injuries. Sanders represented a claimant who had sustained a head injury and multiple fractures in a road traffic accident against the negligent driver and his insurers; the matter contained two hearings at the Court of Appeal and an application to the Supreme Court before being settled at a round table meeting for a sum in the low millions.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 3

Hart Brown (Guildford)

Clients rate the ‘faultless’ team at Hart Brown for its ‘really excellent, rapid and thorough responses’. Property finance, acquisitions and disposals, and infrastructure issues are all areas the firm frequently assists with. It advised a developer on the acquisition of three plots for mixed use, including two schools to be built on the sites; it also handled planning issues related to the site when the request was rejected. The team also assisted a financial institution with a secured lending issue for a mixed-use commercial and residential property. Surrey Wildlife Trust and Purple Parking are on the client roster. Department leader and site acquisitions expert Roderick Campbell ‘is logical, pragmatic and proactive’. The team also includes senior solicitor John Guthrie, who ‘is a very safe pair of hands’ and focuses on licensed premises, and highly regarded development specialist Paul Allamand.

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South East

Offices in Cobham, Cranleigh, Godalming, Guildford, and Woking

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