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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

Paul Wainwright

Tel:
Work 0121 237 3973
Email:
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Counter fraud.

Position

Paul specialises in counter fraud strategies in multi-party litigation and in the detection and investigation of potentially fraudulent claims in the commercial and insurance sector, and for public bodies. 

His main interests lie in insurance fraud litigation, intelligence, investigation of suspected fraudulent and grossly exaggerated claims, coverage, regulatory & indemnity issues. Paul’s practice has seen an increase in instructions to handle tech clients’ businesses including cyber enabled fraud and asset recovery.

Career

Trained Eversheds (Cardiff) and Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave (now DAC Beachcroft); qualified 1999; partner 2012. After qualification at Wansbroughs (now DAC Beachcroft) in Leeds, joined niche insurance practice Milners in Leeds and continued in defendant insurance litigation to date with ten years at Berrymans Lace Mawer’s Leeds and Birmingham offices. Associate and team leader in BLM’s claims validation team from 2008-2010 before moving to Greenwoods in Milton Keynes where he was the head of liability fraud and led the Milton Keynes office counter fraud team.

Languages

Latin, French and German (moderate).

Member

FOIL; IFIG; Midland Fraud Forum.

Education

Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe; University of Exeter (1991 Joint BA Hons French and German 2(:1)); winner of the Vienna University Scholarship (1989); University of Sussex (1994 CPE); College of Law Guildford (1995 LPC).

Leisure

Big sports fan, especially football, rugby and cricket. Active runner including Birmingham half marathon for local charity, and road cycling, sportives for charity.


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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