Navdip Wilson > Weightmans LLP > Leicester, England > Lawyer Profile

Weightmans LLP
Waterloo House
71 Princess Road West
LEICESTER
LE1 6TR
England

Work Department

Commercial insurance.

Position

Nav qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 joining Weightmans in 2006. Nav became an Associate in 2010 and Partner in 2015.

After gaining extensive experience in defending employer liability and occupier liability claims, she specialises in dealing with complex high value sub cat claims with a particular expertise in chronic pain claims as well as multi-defendant actions in both the multi-track and fast-track arena.

Nav has developed considerable knowledge and expertise of defending claims in the manufacturing, logistics and utilities sectors. Nav also has particular expertise in relation to the extension of the protocol to low value EL/PL claims.

Nav has written articles and regularly delivers training to clients with regard to employers and occupiers claims as well as guidance with regard to civil litigation reforms in general.

Nav was appointed commercial insurance operations partner from 2015 – 2016 before moving onto managing the casualty team in Birmingham. Having stepped aside from managing the team, Nav has moved to a more client focused role although continues to defend claims for a number of key clients as well as being Operational Service Delivery Partner for a client in the utilities sector.

Nav has extensive experience of implementing process to ensure consistent and excellent service delivery whilst maintaining quality. In an operational capacity, Nav is responsible for ensuring claims are handled proactively with a commercial awareness and understanding of what is important for our clients.

Nav works closely with a number of clients with regard to MI, process and service delivery. Nav is regularly asked by clients to deliver training/speak at events and for her input into claims defensibility and process improvements.

Career

Dar & Co, trainee solicitor 1998-99; Bray & Bray, solicitor, trade union team 2000-03; Flint Bishop Barnett, solicitor, employer liability team 2003-06; Weightmans LLP, solicitor, commercial insurance 2006-10; Weightmans LLP, associate, commercial insurance 2010-15; Weightmans LLP, partner, commercial insurance 2015-date.

Languages

Punjabi.

Education

King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for girls, Birmingham; Manchester Metropolitan University (1995 LLB (Hons)); Manchester Metropolitan Unversity (1996 LPC).

Leisure

Running, live music.

Lawyer Rankings

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

Weightmans LLP is home to a ‘really strong team that is tenacious in its approach’. It remains appointed to all NHS Resolution panel lots which includes advising on clinical claims for NHS trusts and primary care beneficiaries and also handles numerous medical malpractice claims for insurers and independent practitioners. Tony Yeaman  and Deborah Bannister are both NHS Resolution nominated partners while Jasmine Armstrong has advised on numerous defendant clinical negligence actions for NHS Resolution. Sarah Hopwood heads the healthcare fraud service while the personal injury practice is likewise large and highly regarded, acting for most major insurers and 1/3 of FTSE 100 companies. Chris Webb-Jenkins is an experienced advocate and has particular expertise in group actions whereas Navdip Wilson  has particular strength in various areas such as chronic pain claims. Henry Bermingham is a known name for his handling of social care abuse/inquiry matters. David Tuck  is a key member of the disease team while Penelope Marshall  handles a wide range of litigation on behalf of local government and public sector clients as well private care home and educational bodies. Bruce Ralston is adept at advising on sports liability and frequently advises insurers, sports governing bodies and sports companies/organisations on a whole host of issues. The team was pleased to add Nicola Pegg to its ranks from Bevan Brittan LLP .

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Water

Weightmans LLP offers clients a range of water-related services, advising on regulatory and competition matters and assisting water and sewerage companies in meeting their statutory duties. Team leader Clive Mottram, who joined the firm in 2021, is a water specialist with over 35 years of in-house and private practice experience. He is an expert on water legislation and advises major water companies on their powers and duties with regard to regulators and customers. Environmental law expert Simon Colvin heads the energy and utilities team and advises companies as to their duties in regard to environmental protection regulations and enforcement actions. Navdip Wilson is recommended for contentious matters.