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63 TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 643 8777
Fax:
Fax 0121 643 4909
DX:
13077 BIRMINGHAM 1
Web:
www.blmlaw.com
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derry, Dublin and 8 more

James Harvey

Tel:
Work 0121 633 6622
Email:
BLM

Work Department

Personal injury.

Position

James works for a number of large corporate clients and insurers specialising in high-value EL, PL and Motor claims. James also manages the relationships for BLM with those clients and is responsible for a team of lawyers. James plays a key part in the BLM corporate and broker team and regularly presents seminars and workshops to clients and writes articles for BLM publications.

Career

Trained Blakemore Solicitors; qualified 1999; assistant solicitor Berrymans Lace Mawer 1999; partner 2006.

Education

Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School; Huddersfield University (1994 LLB Hons); The College of Law, York (1996 Legal Practice Course – Commendation).

Leisure

Golf, football, cricket.


West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Leading individuals

James Harvey - BLM

Within: Personal injury: defendant

BLM is known for its 'exceptional work ethic', 'attention to detail', 'unparalleled knowledge' and 'ability to engage with its clients’. James Harvey co-heads the team and is ‘a tactical and tenacious litigator' who 'consistently goes the extra mile in order to achieve outstanding results’. He defended Compass Group against a £500,000 personal injury claim from an ex-employee and advised West Midlands Travel on a claim where a client was allegedly involved in a fault accident. Fellow practice head Mike Dobson is ‘exceptionally bright’ and ‘respected nationally, both by instructing insurers and opponents alike’. He acted for Allianz on an employer’s liability personal injury claim. Other notable names include:  Martin Smith  , who is an expert in motor insurance matters; and Stephen Hazelton, who focuses on catastrophic injury claims. Also recommended are: David Thompson, who is an expert in employer and public liability claims; and Verinder Bedi, who specialises in motor, employer liability and public liability claims. Chris Wiggin has joined Shakespeare Martineau LLP.

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