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Irwin Mitchell

IMPERIAL HOUSE, 31 TEMPLE STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5DB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 212 1828
Fax:
Fax 0121 643 6021
DX:
13030 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.irwinmitchell.com

Elizabeth Tetzner

Tel:
Work 07918652775
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Personal legal services

Position

Elozabeth specialises in international illness claims, primarily against UK tour operators, and has successfully acted for thousands of individuals. She has acted in cases where record awards of damages have been achieved for clients and has dealt with illness outbreaks caused by such pathogens as salmonella, campylobacter, cryptosporidium, E. coli, Legionnaires disease and norovirus outbreaks.


London: Transport

Travel

Within: Travel

Irwin Mitchell¬†is ‚Äėone of the pre-eminent firms‚Äô for claimant travel personal injury work. Headline work includes representing the families of two BP employees in civil claims following the hostage-taking and death of 40 men in a terror attack at the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria in 2013; representing 12 claimants who significant psychological injuries in the Costa Concordia Cruise disaster of 2012; and representing almost 100 claimants in a group action against Thomas Cook Tour Operations regarding gastrointestinal illnesses suffered during holidays taken in Zante, Greece in 2016. International personal injury department head Clive Garner¬†is the ‚Äėgodfather of international travel litigation‚Äô. He is recommended alongside Philip Banks, who¬†is ‚Äėcalm, very knowledgeable and fearless‚Äô; Demetrius Danas, who¬†has an ‚Äėencyclopaedic knowledge of international personal injury law, is a master tactician and is never outmanoeuvred‚Äô; Amandeep Dhillon, who¬†is an ‚Äėexcellent leader and achieves outstanding results‚Äô; and Suki Chhokar, who¬†heads the group actions illness team. Elizabeth Tetzner¬†and Jennifer Lund¬†are also key figures, as is senior associate Simon Prew, who specialises in claims from illnesses abroad.

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West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

For some, Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham is 'without doubt the pre-eminent personal injury firm'. Managing partner Stuart Henderson leads the personal injury division and has extensive experience in handling brain and spinal cord injuries. Stephen Nye heads the serious injury team and is 'a tough operator' and 'a great man to have in your corner'. Hilary Wetherell has a particular focus on brain injury and lack of capacity cases. Clive Garner has 'a well-deserved and leading reputation as one of the foremost international personal injury lawyers in the country'. He advised a number of claimants who suffered physical and psychological injuries from being involved in the Costa Concordia Cruise disaster of 2012. Philip Banks also works on international claims and is 'a calm and wise head in the most difficult and complex cases'. Public health specialist Amandeep Dhillon is 'a genuinely creative lawyer who thinks outside the box' and recently represented a widower whose wife died from consuming contaminated food at The White Horse restaurant in London. Another key figure is the healthcare-focused Luke Daniels , who  is 'very senior', 'very experienced' and 'completely unphased by very difficult, complicated and high value cases'. Suki Chhokar, Alida Coates, Satinder Bains and Elizabeth Tetzner are also recommended.

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