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DAC Beachcroft LLP

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West Midlands: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 3

DAC Beachcroft LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP  insurance fraud practice is known for its 'business acumen' and 'strength of knowledge'. Catherine Burt heads the practice and recently advised Insurethebox on a number road traffic accident claims. Motor fraud claims are handled by Dan Prince , Georgia Court and Gemma Lewis. Pete Ward and Neville Sampson also specialise in opportunistic motor fraud. Also recommended is associate Kiran Ryatt, who focuses on casualty fraud, and Caroline Bigos, who is an expert in cross-border fraud.

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West Midlands: Human resources

Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 1

DAC Beachcroft LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP  possesses 'enormous experience in the field' and 'instils absolute confidence' with its 'excellent preparation and knowledge'. Sally Roff heads the team and regularly defends corporate clients on investigations and prosecutions. Alongside associate Steven Harrison, Roff advised West End Motors on a police and HSE investigation involving an accident resulting from the collapse of a vehicle lift and assisted Fortec Distribution with inquest proceedings into an accident pertaining to an overturning forklift truck.  Harrison has 'an incredible work ethic', and 'leaves absolutely no stone unturned in his efforts'. Consultant Andrew Roach is also a key figure and 'rightly commands the respect of all practitioners in the field'. He recently assisted Parks London with a HSE investigation relating to a forklift truck injury and advised S&E LPG who was fined £26,000 after gas from an LPG vessel ignited and an employee suffered burns.

Next generation lawyers

Steven Harrison - DAC Beachcroft LLP

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West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant
Personal injury: defendant - ranked: tier 1

DAC Beachcroft LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP¬†has a strong reputation in personal injury defendant work with clients that include Axa, Allianz and Aviva. Rhodri Richards¬†is the group‚Äôs head of business development and has extensive experience in insurance and personal injury work. Sara May¬†leads the complex and catastrophic injury team in Birmingham and is ‚Äėvery professional‚Äô and ‚Äėvery efficient‚Äô with ‚Äėexcellent industry knowledge‚Äô. Elizabeth Duley¬†¬†is an expert in motor injury, employer‚Äôs liability and public liability claims. For some, Richard Stallard¬†‚Äėis undoubtedly the leading authority on periodical payments in this area of law‚Äô and ‚Äėis exceptionally focused, attentive to detail and has a strong strategic sense but never forgets that the claimants are human beings‚Äô. Liz Jones¬†regularly acts for insurers on claims stemming from motor accidents or employment and public liability. Anthony Carrington¬†advised Aviva Insurance on a claim seeking damages for an injury which allegedly arose from a three-vehicle collision. Counter fraud specialist Jemma Lewis¬†assisted Direct Line Group Insurance Services with three claims which were allegedly caused by a road traffic accident.

Leading individuals

Rhodri Richards - DAC Beachcroft LLP

Sara May - DAC Beachcroft LLP

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West Midlands: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport - ranked: tier 2

DAC Beachcroft LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP specialises in contractual, contentious, employment and finance related matters, with notable strengths in injury or damage claims. Richard Rowe   heads the practice and recently acted for Bedford Town Football Club and its insurer, Zurich, after an opposition player suffered a career ending injury from one of its players. He also advised an F1 Racing team on recovering losses to the damage inflicted upon one of its cars during a practice session.

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