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Tees Law

TEES HOUSE,, 95 LONDON ROAD, BISHOP'S STORTFORD, CM23 3GW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01279 755200
Fax:
Fax 01279 758400
DX:
50404 BISHOP'S STORTFORD
Email:
Web:
www.teeslaw.com

David Jacobs

Tel:
Work 01279 710634
Email:
Web:
www.teeslaw.com
Tees Law

Work Department

Personal injury; family.

Position

Consultant

David has worked in the field of personal injury law since qualifying more than 30 years ago. His experience includes claimant and defendant personal injury work. Experience with complicated and serious claims, including paraplegia and brain injury cases.
Recent cases include: paraplegia case to Court of Appeal on liability damages in excess of £1m; ongoing brain damage case (likely damages £800,000-£1m).

Career

Trained Sternberg Reed 1979-81; qualified 1981; assistant Sternberg Reed 1981-85; Redmayne Wyatt & Kershaw 1986; partner 1988; partner Tees Law 2001. Consultant Tees from 2019

Languages

Spanish.

Member

Law Society Personal Injury Panel; Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Education

Forest School, Snaresbrook; Queen Mary College, London (1977 LLB Hons); College of Law, Lancaster Gate (1977-78).

Leisure

Reading, swimming, walking, other exercise.


South East: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

'Go-to firm' Tees Law fields a 'first-rate, organised, efficient and client-driven' personal injury practice which 'manages to blend traditional values with a modern approach' and 'provides an excellent and dedicated service'. The team typically handles claims relating to employers', public and product liability, historic sexual abuse, fatalities, and industrial diseases, as well as military and road traffic accident cases. The highlights of 2017 included a social worker's work-related stress and psychiatric injury claim, which was settled for £152,500, as well as the representation of a claimant who suffered from a head injury, vertigo, dizziness and post-traumatic amnesia after a head-on car collision. Clients recommend 'extremely experienced and capable' partner David Jacobs , who 'has a reassuring manner and a good understanding of the merits and risks of settlement terms', and paralegal Nicola Holtham .

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