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Russell-Cooke LLP

2 PUTNEY HILL, LONDON, SW15 6AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 8789 9111
Fax:
Fax 020 8780 1194
DX:
59456 PUTNEY
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk

Dominic Fairclough

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 8394 6577
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk/people/dominic-fairclough/
Russell-Cooke LLP

Work Department

Clinical negligence, personal injury and inquests

Position

Dominic is a partner in the personal injury and clinical negligence team.

Dominic’s expertise covers all areas of clinical negligence and significant personal injury cases including fatal accidents, obstetric claims and neurological injury. He also has extensive experience of representing bereaved families as their advocate in Coroners Courts relating to deaths in hospital and in the workplace.

Career

Dominic trained at Evill and Coleman, becoming a partner in 2000. He joined Russell-Cooke on the merger of the two firms in 2005. He was Managing Partner of Russell-Cooke between 2013-2015.

Languages

French

Member

Member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
Member of INQUEST Lawyers Group
Trustee and Board Member at the Royal Hospital for Neurodisability, Putney
Clinical negligence panel member of Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA)
Clinical negligence panel member of The Law Society.

Education

Dominic studied Politics and French at Loughborough University.

He then undertook the CPE and LPC at the University of Wolverhampton before qualifying as a solicitor in 1997.


London: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Russell-Cooke LLP is considered by a client to have 'an enormously good reputation' in personal injury work. Deborah Blythe leads a team that offers a blend of clinical negligence and personal injury expertise. Its recent work includes acting for the family of a doctor who was killed in a road traffic accident while working abroad. Another complex case concerned the death of an individual in a road accident in the UK where the victim did not have UK immigration status. Janice Gardner is 'diligent and fair' and has a 'strong work ethic and a keen sense of justice', which makes her 'admired by her opponents and loved by her clients'. Other key individuals are Dominic Fairclough, who mainly deals with fatal personal injury claims, and Sarah Towler, who covers accidents in the workplace, public liability and road traffic accidents.

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