David Spencer > BLM > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile
42 KING STREET WEST
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Partner dealing with catastrophic and fatal injury litigation arising from EL, PL, RTA and sports. Panel solicitor for liability claims involving the UK governing bodies of 2 and 4 wheeled motorsport, and other national sporting and recreational associations. Heads the Sports Practice Group and responsible for coordinating BLM’s Sports Law offering. Regular speaker at customer and client events on claims handling, liability and civil procedure.
Qualified 1998; partner BLM 2008 to date.
FOIL (Sports SFT)
Manchester Metropolitan University (LLB Hons, Dip. LP)
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BLM‘s defendant clinical negligence practice is known for its expertise in delay of diagnosis of cancer claims, surgical claims (particularly neurosurgery), wrongful birth, brain injury claims, dental negligence and ophthalmic treatments. Sarah Woodwark heads the practice. Chris Dexter is particularly recommended for claims in a prison healthcare context. The firm’s personal injury department handles occupational disease claims, catastrophic injury, abuse claims, and employers’ liability claims. The department has a dedicated motor practice. Jonathan Clay, Joanne Francis, Simon Jones and Stuart Furniss head the team, which also includes Ruth Graham, Andrew Kerr, David Spencer and Lauren Gosnell, as well as ‘thorough and clever‘ associate Nicola Overmire.
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