Bruce Ralston > Weightmans LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Weightmans LLP
First Floor, St Philips Point
TEMPLE ROW
BIRMINGHAM
B2 5AF
England

Position

 
 Bruce specialises in the arenas of sports liability, regulatory & governance, advising insurers, sports governing bodies and sports companies/organisations, and has done for the past 20 years. He is a member of BASL & an affiliate of the ICSA. Bruce recently acquired a postgraduate qualification from Birkbeck in the Governance & Regulation of Sport. He has previously gained accreditation as a mediator from CEDR and an early postgrad in sports law from KCL.

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 .