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Shoosmiths LLP

2 COLMORE SQUARE, 38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 864000
Fax:
Fax 08700 864001
DX:
701863 BIRMINGHAM-6
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Sara Hunt

Tel:
Work 03700 864221
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

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Position

Sara is a partner and head of personal injury in Birmingham dealing with disease claims, employer’s liability claims, public liability claims and complex road traffic accident work. Qualified in 1998 and has specialised in personal injury claims since then and is on the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel. Sara’s specialist area is disease claims, in particular asbestos related illness. The department features on the HM Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull’s leaflet for advice on asbestos related death, along with two other leading personal injury practices in Birmingham. Settled a mesothelioma claim for £190,000 in November 2013, ensuring financial security for deceased’s widow. She has recently given a series of radio interviews to the BBC and commercial radio stations throughout the UK on the topic of asbestos in schools.

Career

Trained George Jonas & Co, Birmingham; qualified 1998; assistant solicitor George Jonas & Co 1998; assistant solicitor Ward & Rider, Coventry 1998-2000; assistant solicitor Amery Parkes, Birmingham 2000-04; assistant solicitor and team manager Ashton Morton Slack, Sheffield 2004-08; associate Shoosmiths, Birmingham 2008-11; partner Shoosmiths 2011-todate.

Member

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Education

Chase Terrace High School, Burntwood; Nottingham Trent University (DipLaw distinction).

Leisure

Gym, skiing, theatre.


West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Shoosmiths LLP  is led by Sara Hunt , who works across all aspects of personal injury and is particularly strong in advising on asbestos-related disease claims. She recently advised on a claim involving the death of an individual who removed asbestos from pipes by hand. Also recommended is solicitor Kate Price-Marson , who also regularly handles industrial disease claims.

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