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DAC Beachcroft LLP

WINTON HOUSE, ST PETER STREET, WINCHESTER, SO23 8BW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01962 705614
Fax:
Fax 01962 705613
DX:
2540 WINCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.dacbeachcroft.com

Duncan Rutter

Tel:
Work 01962 705500
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Personal injury and claims.

Position

Duncan is a solicitor advocate with rights of audience in all higher courts. He has specialised in personal injury litigation since 1988 and has handled a wide range of RTA, EL and PL claims, including clinical negligence, disease and complex and high value claims. He also has wide experience of health and safety and road traffic prosecution work. He now deals almost exclusively with catastrophic injury claims, particularly those relating to brain and spinal injury. He heads the firm’s catastrophic injury group. Duncan is ranked by Chambers as a leader in personal injury litigation. His cases include Roebuck v Mungovin (House of Lords), Kane v New Forest District Council (Court of Appeal), Aer Lingus v Gildacroft et al (Court of Appeal) and Howell-Williams v Wood et al (Court of Appeal). He is vice president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and a member of the Advisory Council of Trust Mediation.

Career

Articled AV Hammond & Co; qualified 1988; Brian Thompson & Partners 1988; Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave 1992; partner Beachcroft LLP (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 1995. Has lectured for the Insurance Institute, training organisations, academic courses and for clients.

Member

Forum of Insurance Lawyers; Chartered Institute of Insurers.

Education

Bristol University.

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