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Ruth Booy

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Irwin Mitchell

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Ruth is a Partner in the Serious Injury department, based in our Cambridge Office. She has over 20 years post qualification experience and specialises in cases concerning complex high value catastrophic injury. Ruth is renowned for successfully running high risk cases with complex legal arguments. She has written and presented training programmes for hospital consultants, case managers, police liaison officers, victim support and bereavement volunteers and the Citizen Advice Bureaux.

East Anglia: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Leading individuals

Ruth Booy - Irwin Mitchell

Within: Personal injury: claimant

The service from Irwin Mitchell‘s PI practice in Cambridge is ‘perfect‘, according to one client. 'It is in my view the leading firm in this region, with a wealth of knowledge and experience such that they provide a full and comprehensive service', remarks one barrister. 'A true heavyweight in the sphere of catastrophic injury law, respected, formidably intelligent and skilled litigator' and practice head Neil Whiteley is ‘sympathetic but able to get clients to accept realistic outcomes‘. 'A tough negotiator and great tactician', catastrophic injury specialist Ruth Booy 'has oodles of experience in high-value personal injury and brings her formidable intellect to bear on her cases', according to one barrister who adds that 'I have absolute faith in her judgment'. She secured a £2m settlement for a client who was left paralysed following injuries sustained in a road accident. Simon Harrington leads a military PI practice that is 'the best specialist team in this part of England and Wales', according to one barrister who adds that 'Harrington leads a team of able solicitors with an abundance of military PI experience from large numbers of such claims, and he has vast experience of litigating against the MoD'. MoD and aviation claims specialist Alexander Davenport is one to watch.

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