Firm Profile > Barr Ellison LLP > Cambridge , East Anglia

Barr Ellison LLP
East Anglia

Personal injury: claimant Tier 1

The 'friendly and knowledgeable' practice at Barr Ellison LLP provides the full range of services to clients and their families including Court of Protection, personal injury trusts, wills, family and property law advice. The firm has a dedicated office within Addenbrooke’s Hospital and is highly regarded for multiple catastrophic brain injury, spinal injury, psychological injury and amputation cases. As well as achieving high-value settlements, the practice frequently obtains significant interim payments under the Rehab and Serious Injury Codes to secure specially adapted accommodation for their clients. Head of personal injury Emma Truin and associates Daryl Robinson (who is 'friendly, forthright and honest') and Mark Copley are highly recommended.

Barr Ellison is a full service law firm at the heart of Cambridge, able to cater for all the needs of clients and their families in one place, including Court of Protection, Personal Injury Trusts, wills, family and property. Its dedicated personal injury team comprises knowledgeable, experienced lawyers with empathy and decades of specialist expertise focused on complex and catastrophic injury work. The team specialises in brain injury, spinal injury, amputations and other catastrophic injuries.

Barr Ellison has an office within Addenbrooke’s Hospital to ensure we are immediately approachable for clients and their families in all areas of law.

Emma Truin has entrenched her position at the helm of Barr Ellison’s personal injury team, growing the practice and demonstrating a commitment to further enhancing the reputation of this established catastrophic injury practice.

The team is extremely well connected locally having excellent relationships with key contacts for its clients e.g. medics at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and case managers and therapists, enabling the provision of a caring, bespoke and individual service for its clients and their families.

The types of cases include multiple catastrophic brain injury (child and adult), spinal injury, psychological injury and amputation cases, for example making a settlement of £10.7 million for a young woman who suffered a brain injury as a result of a road traffic collision. The team has obtained significant interim payments under the Rehab and Serious Injury Codes to secure specially adapted accommodation for their clients. The team has decades of experience dealing with complex paediatric cases and recently secured a £7 million settlement for a child who sustained a traumatic brain injury.

There is a dedicated Court of Protection team supervised which brings the added dimension of a wealth of knowledge in dealing with and supporting the day-to-day management of the firm’s Court of Protection client funds.

Barr Ellison has supported Headway Cambridgeshire and Headway UK for many years.  Solicitor Mark Copley is Trustee of Headway Cambridgeshire and Managing Partner Emma Truin is a previous Chair of Headway Cambridgeshire. This year Barr Ellison is sponsoring Headway UK’s Carer of the Year Award.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation Partner Robert Curry 01223 417200
Property Partner Elizabeth Deyong 01223 417267
Catastrophic Personal Injury Partner Emma Truin 01223 417241
Family Law & Divorce Partner Sarah Martin 01223 417250
Trusts & Estates Partner Francis Durrant 01223 417240
Photo Name Position Profile
 Mark Copley  photo Mark Copley
 Daryl Robinson  photo Daryl Robinson
 Emma Truin  photo Emma Truin
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Law Society of England and Wales
Spinal Injuries Association (SIA)
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)