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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:
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Insurance and public risk.

Position

Bridget is an EL/PL defence specialist. She manages a caseload of complex and high value claims, ranging from long tail Occupational Disease to life changing brain and spinal injuries.  Her case highlights this year include the successful defence of a mesothelioma claim. 

Bridget is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm’s Public Risk Insurance and Advisory Group and serves 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. Capitalising on her disease expertise, Bridget leads on the firm’s office-wide disease offering. 

Bridget leads the Birmingham casualty team and is responsible for the management, supervision and development of the firm's casualty litigation team based in Birmingham advising  local authority and commercial clients on motor, public and employers’ liability, from policy coverage to claims.  

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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