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Rhodri Richards

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Injury risk.


Following the re-structure of the firm’s claims solutions group, Rhodri was appointed as the group’s business development director and has responsibility for leading the group’s initiatives around business development and working with the technical director on the development of market leading products. Rhodri also leads the firm’s wider relationships as the client relationship partner for two of the firm’s largest clients. Rhodri has experience in general litigation, specialising in insurance and personal injury work. He has a significant amount of operational expertise and has driven change through the introduction of new working methodologies, team and management structures, recruitment and quality control and assurance procedures.


Trained Thompsons, qualified 1996; assistant solicitor Beachcroft Wansbroughs (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 2000, senior manager of mutual law 2000, associate 2001, partner 2003.


1993 LLB Hons Law; Sweet and Maxwell prize 1993; Legal Practice Course (1994 Distinction).

West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Leading individuals

Rhodri Richards - DAC Beachcroft LLP

Within: Personal injury: defendant

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’s 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 ‘very professional’ and ‘very efficient’ with ‘excellent industry knowledge’. Elizabeth Duley  is an expert in motor injury, employer’s liability and public liability claims. For some, Richard Stallard ‘is undoubtedly the leading authority on periodical payments in this area of law’ and ‘is exceptionally focused, attentive to detail and has a strong strategic sense but never forgets that the claimants are human beings’. 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.

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