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Browne Jacobson LLP

VICTORIA SQUARE HOUSE, VICTORIA SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B2 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 237 3900
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 1291
DX:
727740 BIRMINGHAM-62
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Bridget Tatham

Tel:
Work 0121 237 3916
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Insurance and public risk.

Position

Partner, Bridget, leads the Birmingham insurance and risk team which advises our local authority and commercial clients on motor, public and employers’ liability, from policy coverage, to claims and risk.    

Bridget an EL/PL defence specialist manages complex and high value claims, ranging from long tail Occupational Disease to life changing brain and spinal injuries.

Her highlights this year include the settling a catastrophic brain injury, where the claim exceeded £4.2m for £750,000.

Bridget is instructed by insurers for a contractor in respect of the Grenfell House fire. She is leading the team dealing with the Inquiry and prosecution issues in advance of any damages claim.

Other highlights include developing the strategic direction of the firm’s Public Risk, Insurance and Advisory Sector and serving as Head of FOIL’s Public Sector Focus Team. Her superb Claims Club platform is now run out of our key offices, bringing law to life for local claims managers and risk and insurance officers.

Career

Trained Foster Baxter Cooksey; qualified 1991; partner Chapman Everrett 1996-2002; partner Browne Jacobson 2004 to date.

Member

  • Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL)
  • ALARM
  • Board member of the College of Law - Birmingham

Education

BA Hons (1989).

Leisure

Gym, theatre, cycling.


West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

Browne Jacobson LLP is ‘very highly rated’ and ‘one of the big national guns in this field’ with expertise in catastrophic injury claims, complex disease claims and dual insurance disputes. Bridget Tatham  leads the team and is known for her ‘thoroughness, attention to detail but also a pragmatic and pro-active approach where needed’. She is assisted by Kevin Lawson , who has strong expertise in rehabilitation support and road traffic accident claims. Liability claims expert James Arrowsmith  is ‘extremely efficient’, ‘well prepared’ and ‘has a sharp eye for detail'. Other notable names include: Paul Wainwright , who focuses on asset protection through counter fraud measures, and associate Matthew Harpin, who is experienced in public and employer’s liability claims.

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