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Weightmans LLP

WATERLOO HOUSE, 71 PRINCESS ROAD WEST, LEICESTER, LE1 6TR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 253 9747
Fax:
Fax 0116 275 8912
DX:
719592 LEICESTER 17
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

Clare Malpus

Tel:
Work 0116 242 8922
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Large loss and technical claims.

Position

Specialises in catastrophic injury claims including tetraplegic, paraplegic, severe brain injury, amputation, complex multiple orthopaedic injury and fatal accident claims. Designated large loss partner for AIG. A substantial portion of Clare’s caseload involves claims against local authorities and the police, and claims against employers. Since qualification, Clare’s practice has comprised defendant insurance litigation, encompassing motor, employer and public liability claims for a number of insurance clients. Has presented and written articles, most recently on care and accommodation in catastrophic injury claims, Ogden 6 multipliers and valuing ‘loss of chance’ claims in the context of future earnings.

Career

Qualified 1998; Weightmans 1999; partner 2009.

Education

Marlwood, Bristol; University of Birmingham (1993 LLB Hons 2(1)); Nottingham Law School (1995 LPC Distinction).


East Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

The core areas of focus at Weightmans LLP include disease, large loss and casualty personal injury matters. Another cornerstone of the practice involves acting for the police and public authorities. Dave Cottam heads up the team, whose other clients include fire services, housing providers and education establishments. Cottam exclusively undertakes catastrophic personal injury claims, including matters involving spinal and brain injuries, paralysis, amputation and chronic pain. Also knowledgeable about catastrophic personal injury cases is Clare MalpusPaul Debney, who leads a specialist disease counter fraud team, advises local authorities, insurance companies and corporates.

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