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Weightmans LLP

100 OLD HALL STREET, LIVERPOOL, L3 9QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 073 9900
Fax:
Fax 0345 073 9950
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

David Holt

Tel:
Work 0151 242 7921
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Large loss and technical claims.

Position

Head of large loss and technical claims unit; specialises in MIB claims, non-indemnity insurance work and catastrophic injury claims; an extensive history of dealing with catastrophic personal injury claims, including claims of the utmost severity, spinal injuries/paralysis and serious head injuries; has lectured widely on technical and large loss work; has been involved in working on the uninsured and untraced agreements for MIB. Also specialises in cross-border claims and advises on jurisdictional and applicable law issues including on claims arising under the fourth EC Motor Insurance Directive.

Career

Trained Weightmans; qualified 1986; partner 1990.

Member

FOIL; Law Society.

Education

Birkenhead School; Birmingham University (LLB 2(1)); (1984 Law Society Finals with Honours).

Leisure

Tennis, cricket, snooker.


North West: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Leading individuals

David Holt - Weightmans LLP

Within: Personal injury: defendant

Weightmans LLP has a very large defendant personal injury team, which, in addition to representing a vast number of local authorities and police authorities, acts for the majority of top insurers and numerous FTSE 100 companies. David Holt is client partner for the Motor Insurers' Bureau and focuses on non-indemnity insurance work and catastrophic injury claims, including spinal injuries, paralysis and serious head injuries, while Peter Forshaw is the firm's lead lawyer for casualty litigation, specialising in employers, public liability and product liability claims. Peter Wake has considerable experience defending injury claims that arise out of professional negligence allegations against social services as well as historical abuse claims. Roddy MacLeod leads the firm's stress team. Liam McGuire is also a key contact.

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