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Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Personal injury



Richard has over 20 years of experience in serious injury litigation. He specialises in complex and high value personal injury claims, with an established practice in spinal cord, brain and amputation injuries. He places considerable emphasis on rebuilding his clients’ lives after life changing injuries and strives to ensure that they have access to the best possible rehabilitation, treatment, housing, care and equipment.


He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Personal Injury Litigation and is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

(Next Generation Partners)

Richard GeraghtyIrwin Mitchell

The majority APIL-accredited personal injury team at Irwin Mitchell is co-led by heads of serious injury Richard Geraghty and Tracey Storey, and regional lead partner Alison Eddy, who specialises in adult and childr brain and spinal catastrophic injury claims. The team’s workload consists of legally and emotionally complex claims of value in the multi-millions, with the Tunisian terror attack multi-party action being one recent example of this. Demetrius Danas, who has significant experience of litigating abroad, having pursued cases in over fifty jurisdictions worldwide, leads the sub-team which focuses specifically on international claims. Additionally, there is a sub-team specialising in workplace disease and asbestos claims, helmed by Ian Bailey and lead partner on the recent landmark Court of Appeal case Rix v Paramount Shopfitting, Joanne Jefferies. Extensive rehabilitation and financial support services are offered to clients both pre- and post-settlement, in the form of the dedicated support and rehabilitation co-ordination service. Sarah Griggs, Leane Shanks and the ‘superb’ Chani Dhaliwal are also noteworthy members of the team.