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BLM

CASTLE CHAMBERS, 43 CASTLE STREET, LIVERPOOL, L2 9SU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 2002
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 2585
DX:
14159 LIVERPOOL-1
Web:
www.blmlaw.com

Stuart Furniss

Tel:
Work 0151 471 5405
Email:
BLM

Work Department

Defendant personal injury.

Position

Stuart joined BLM in 2002 after qualifying in 2000 with a north west firm. He was promoted to associate in 2004 and made partner in 2006. Stuart specialises in catastrophic injury cases arising from employers’ liability, public liability and motor claims involving complex liability issues, head injuries, amputation, serious orthopaedic injuries and other claims with a high level of damages. Stuart also has extensive experience of RTA prosecutions and recovery claims. In addition, Stuart manages a team that handles mainly fast and multi-track motor bodily injury claims for insurers. Stuart contributed to, and co-edited the 14th edition of Bingham and Berrymans’ Personal Injury and Motor Claims Cases.

Career

Trained Littmann & Co, London and Hillyer McKeown, Chester; qualified 2000; assistant solicitor Berrymans Lace Mawer 2002; associate 2004; partner 2008.

Member

Law Society; FOIL.

Education

Wirral Grammar School for Boys; Manchester Metropolitan University (1995 LLB Hons 2(1)); Nottingham Law School.

Leisure

Football, golf, music, playing guitar, travel, Liverpool Football Club season ticket holder.


North West: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

BLM  ‘brings excellent technical knowledge as well as great experience and insight into each case. Not only is the firm progressive and constructive in its approach it also has a highly qualified team that has a good business understanding of the key issues’. Key members of the team include Jonathan Clay  who has a ‘strong understanding of the major issues’ and Ruth Graham  who is ‘vastly experienced and a tough negotiator in the motor insurance sector’. The ‘very thoroughStuart Furniss  and the ‘outstandingly hard workerDavid Spencer  are recommended along with the ‘cerebral’ Andrew Kerr . Nicholas Thorne  ‘combines intellect with common sense and gets great results for his clients especially on complex matters’. Liverpool-based consultant David Evans  is praised for his ‘extremely in-depth knowledge and his very good client care skills’. Also in Liverpool Joanne Francis  manages the casualty team. Key clients include Allianz, Zurich Insurance, Sainsburys and QBE.

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