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BLM

KING'S HOUSE, 42 KING STREET WEST, MANCHESTER, M3 2NU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 236 2002
Fax:
Fax 0161 832 7956
DX:
14302 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.blmlaw.com

Ruth Graham

Tel:
Work 0161 838 6741
Email:
BLM

Work Department

Personal injury division.

Position

Head of transport unit. Handles motor, EL and PL catastrophic injury claims associated in particular with transport (bus, coach and haulage/fleet), also multi-party disaster actions, foreign jurisdiction/Rome II claims.

Career

Trained A W Mawer; qualified 1983; Ricksons, Preston/Manchester 1985-88; Lace Mawer 1988; partner 1991; training partner; trainee recruitment partner; former chairperson Manchester Young Solicitors; former chair civil litigation committee Manchester Law Society (council member Manchester).

Languages

French, Spanish.

Member

Confederation of Passenger Transport; Freight Transport Association; accredited mediator; member Northern Circuit Joint Settlement Group Working Group; FOIL; Manchester Law Society.

Education

Bury Grammar School (Girls); Liverpool University (1980 LLB Hons 2(1)); College of Law, Chester (1981).

Leisure

Yoga, gym, walking, rugby, cricket.


North West

Transport

Within: Transport

BLM handles personal injury and recovery claims with a focus on the bus, coach, rail, tram and air sectors. Areas of expertise include pre-litigation claims, personal injury litigation, driving prosecutions, public enquiries, health and safety prosecutions and inquests. The 'hugely experienced, pragmatic and results oriented’ Ruth Graham leads the Manchester motor team.

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North West: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Leading individuals

Ruth Graham - BLM

Within: Personal injury: defendant

BLM's substantial personal injury defence team has considerable expertise across the whole spectrum of cases. Jonathan Clay and Joanne Francis jointly lead the practice, which acts for a wide range of clients in the public sector, as well as charities, SMEs and multinational companies across sectors including retail, leisure, construction, manufacturing and the motor industry. Key team members include Andrew Kerr, Ruth Graham, David Spencer, while four lawyers were promoted to the partnership in the team during 2018 - Lauren Gosnell, Louise Stubbs, Steven Lynch and David Rainey. Associate Nicola Overmire is also recommended.

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