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Personal injury


Tristan is a partner in the personal injury team, based in the London office. He advises on all types of maximum severity personal injury work including road traffic and aviation accidents, employers’ and public liability claims and high value spinal, head and amputation injury claims. He has a special interest in marine accident work and a long track record of litigating in the Admiralty Court.

With many years’ experience of acting for both private clients and a range of associations, Tristan has represented the Police Federation on numerous occasions, in particular acting for officers at risk under the Winsor reforms and where injuries prevent them from returning to front line or non-adjusted duties.


Trained Pattinson & Brewer; qualified 1993; partner Russell Jones & Walker / Slater & Gordon; partner Penningtons Manches 2017




British-German Jurists’ Association


University of Wales at Cardiff – LL.B (Hons); University of Northumbria – LL.M

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London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

A significant proportion of Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP‘s personal injury instructions come from the Police Federation, and Tristan Hallam in particular has ‘huge experience handling claims on behalf of police officers‘. Hallam leads the team jointly with ‘star performer‘ Warren Collins, the latter of whom is known for representing catastrophically injured claimants from both the UK and US. The firm also takes on traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopaedic injuries, loss of limb cases, fatal accident claims and psychiatric injuries, and is focused on ensuring prompt rehabilitation for clients.