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PLANTATION PLACE, 30 FENCHURCH STREET, LONDON, EC3M 3BL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7638 2811
Fax:
Fax 020 7920 0361
DX:
14302 MANCHESTER1
Web:
www.blmlaw.com
BLM, Jennette Newman, London EC3M, ENGLAND

Jennette Newman

Tel:
Work 020 7865 3422
Email:
BLM

Work Department

Insurance division.

Position

Jennette is BLM's London senior partner. She specialises in health and safety and complex high-value personal injury claims. She represents a wide number of industry sectors on health and safety issues in relation to investigations and prosecutions arising from incidents causing serious injury or death. The focus of her personal injury practice is major loss and catastrophic injury claims, including spinal and brain injury, acting for a number of insurance clients and corporates. Jennette runs a team of specialist solicitors who deal with regulatory matters, and a team who deal with personal injury claims, including fatalities, stress and contractual indemnity issues. Jennette acted for the UK's largest concrete company in relation to the fatality which occurred during the course of Wembley stadium construction and more recently in the Lakanal fire inquest. In addition, Jennette acted in the leading costs decision (HSE v Ward), in which the court stopped the prosecution from proceeding for abuse of process.

Career

Trained Campbell Hooper Courtney; qualified 1994; partner BLM 2000; senior partner 2013.

Member

Law Society; FOIL.

Education

Corfe Hills Upper School; Liverpool University (1991 LLB Hons); College of Law, Chester (Law Society Finals 2nd Hons).

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