The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Irwin Mitchell

GROUND FLOOR, FRANCIS HOUSE, 112 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 791 898

Ruth Booy

Tel:
Work 07711 192897
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Personal legal services

Career

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‚Äės PI practice in Cambridge is ‚Äėperfect‚Äė, 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 ‚Äėsympathetic but able to get clients to accept realistic outcomes‚Äė. '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.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • THE VAT E-COMMERCE PACKAGE

    A. INTRODUCTION   The VAT E-commerce Package adopted by the Council on the 5th of December 2017 includes several changes that will be gradually implemented, some changes will be effective as from the 1st of January 2019 and the rest as from the 1st of January 2021.
  • Doing business in Ukraine: turning point for the currency control in Ukraine

    One of the most hotly discussed topics in 2019 is currency control liberalization in Ukraine.The currency control liberalization was one of Ukraine‚Äôs priorities under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. At the beginning of 2019 the National Bank of Ukraine (hereinafter the ‚ÄúNBU‚ÄĚ) approved and promulgated all long-awaited regulations, serving as the basis for a new liberal¬†system of foreign currency control. The new¬†currency control¬†system will be launched on 7 February 2019, the same day as the Law of Ukraine¬† On Currency and Exchange Transactions¬† becomes applicable. The changes are aimed at deregulation, facilitating cross-border transactions with foreign currency and expanding the list of available foreign currency transactions.
  • New Long Term Residency Visas

    After much media coverage, Cabinet Decision 56 of 2018 (the Decision ) has been gazetted which introduces new long term residency visas to, amongst others, four categories of persons in the UAE. 
  • Significant Changes to Civil Procedure Code

    Significant changes to Federal Law No 11 of 1992 (the Civil Procedure Code ) will soon be coming into effect. These changes are introduced through regulations (the Regulations ) issued under the Civil Procedure Code and will come into effect on 16 February 2019.
  • Merger Clearance Matters

    The United Arab Emirates (the UAE ) promulgated legislation to specifically address the regulation of competition (being Federal Law 4 of 2012, or the Competition Law ) several years ago but until recently, it has been the case that the requisite implementing regulations and processes were not in place. This is no longer the case. Not only have the much anticipated implementing regulations been issued, the UAE Ministry of Economy (the Ministry ) (being the regulator in charge of administering the UAE competition regime) has now formed the required committee and issued the anticipated guidance and forms to allow concerned parties to make merger clearance submissions to the Ministry where required to do so pursuant to the Competition Law. 
  • Korean TR, Finally and Officially Coming Soon

    Korean TR, Finally and Officially Coming Soon
  • Key Changes to Korean Labor Standards Act in 2019

    Key Changes to Korean Labor Standards Act in 2019
  • fwp helps find a new mega arena location

    fwp helps find a new mega arena location
  • Direction of Financial Regulatory Environment of Korea in 2019: Legislation Supporting Financial Inn

    Direction of Financial Regulatory Environment of Korea in 2019: Legislation Supporting Financial Innovation and Reform of Supervisory System
  • WORLD SHIPPING LAW FORUM, ATHENS JANUARY 2019

    Stelios Americanos & Co LLC, participated in WORLD SHIPPING LAW FORUM in Athens that has taken place on the 25th January 2019. The conference took place at N.J.V. Athens Plaza.