Mrs Kate Price-Marson > Shoosmiths LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
B4 6BJ

Work Department

Personal Injury



Kate specialises in dealing with serious personal injury claims, including workplace illnesses, industrial disease, asbestos related claims, and catastrophic injuries. In particular, she has expertise in dealing with multiple defendant claims and those where the former employer is no longer trading.

She also has experience in working with a diverse range of personal injury cases, including complex accidents at work or in public places, serious road traffic accidents and uninsured driver claims (MIB).

Kate will work closely with clients to obtain as much information as possible to successfully resolve their claim, as well as carrying out complex investigations into the corporate history of the defendant employers.

In addition, Kate spent a number of years working within the Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) Breast Implant Group Litigation, dealing with a varying range of over 600 clients and settling claims involving the complex injuries and losses sustained as a result of the faulty breast implants.

Kate is quoted in the Legal 500 and was previously the President of the North Staffordshire Junior Lawyers Division.

Clients have remarked that Kate was a ‘ breath of fresh air,’ and ‘given us the knowledge to enable us to make the correct decisions and demonstrated the professionalism that has made our difficult journey easier to manage.’

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

The ‘exceptionally strong’ clinical negligence team at Shoosmiths LLP is led by Phil Barnes , ‘a great tactician‘, who is also described as a ‘tenacious lawyer who will leave no stone unturned for his client’. The team regularly advises on a variety of high-value and complex cases involving birth injury, brain injury, spinal injury and amputations and is also adept at handling fatal claims, secondary victim claims and also represents clients at inquests. Kashmir Uppal  is experienced in dealing with claims against rogue surgeons and managing multi-party actions. Nicholas Tubb is known for his work on spinal and brain injuries, as well as complex birth injury cases and surgical errors. Under the leadership of Chris McKinney , the personal injury team is well-regarded for its work on various serious and life-changing injuries. Such claims include complex pain and severe burns cases as well as serious psychological trauma and industrial disease claims. Senior associate Kate Price-Marson has particular expertise in helping claimants in cases where the defendant cannot be traced or a company is no longer trading.