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BLM

PARK ROW HOUSE, 19-20 PARK ROW, LEEDS, LS1 5JF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 236 2002
Fax:
Fax 0113 244 2002
DX:
22149 LEEDS 1
Web:
www.blmlaw.com

Yorkshire and the Humber: Human resources

Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 3

BLM

BLM's safety, health and environment group sits within the firm's wider corporate risk team, and is experienced in handling regulatory matters for public and private sector clients as well as individuals. The team frequently acts for clients in investigations, inquests and prosecutions, including in cases of corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter.  Clients include insurers, including Zurich Insurance plc, Towergate and Hiscox, in addition to local and national companies. The practice has particular experience advising on incidents arising from construction, engineering and manufacturing. Office head Henry Kirkup leads the practice and is 'great at getting to the heart of a case'. The 'reliable and hard working' associate Roxanne Udale is also recommended. Richard Clarke retired from the team.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant
Personal injury: defendant - ranked: tier 2

BLM

Noted for its 'strength in depth', BLM's 'very professional team' is highlighted as being 'extremely strong, particularly in disease litigation but also employers’ liability more generally'. The 'practical and experienced' practice head Henry Kirkup attracts praise for his 'commercially minded approach and ability to manage high value litigation efficiently and effectively'. Arion Jones is another key name to note, and defends clients in high value and complex cases, including chronic pain, severe orthopaedic and fatal accidents. Clients include both insurers, corporates and public bodies, with the firm receiving instructions from Hiscox, Aspen Risk Management, Thomas Cook and Bradford Metropolitan Council.

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