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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

NO 1 COLMORE SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 214 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 237 3011
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

Christopher Wiggin

Tel:
Work 0121 214 0434
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Insurance & Business Solutions

Position

Partner

Career

Chris is a corporate risk partner, specialising in high value claims on behalf of brokers, insurers, corporate clients and individuals.

He has over 30 years of experience in corporate risks. Chris uses this experience to provide solutions to help his clients grow their business, increase profitability, reduce their risk and resolve disputes.

Member

Chris is appointed by the Court of Protection as a Professional Deputy, Treasurer of the Association of Midland Mediators, and a Non-Executive Director

Education

Chris joined the Firm from BLM LLP where he was Senior Partner of their Birmingham office for 24 years


West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

Shakespeare Martineau LLP act for Direct Line, Zurich and DHL, where its ‘experience is outstanding’ and ‘response times exceed expectations’. Practice head Craig Wallace is an expert in catastrophic injury claims and splits his time between the firm’s Birmingham and London offices. Julia Messervy-Whiting has extensive experience in employer’s and public liability claims, as well as motor accident claims. Jayne Doore was promoted to partner in 2017 and ‘adopts a very thorough approach to the investigation and defence of high value personal injury claims’ and ‘her attention to detail is second to none’. Consultant Julia Holden has ‘a wealth of knowledge dealing with high value personal injury claims’ and ‘is able to negotiate with the claimant's lawyers and bring about early and sensible settlements’. The team has been strengthened with the arrivals of corporate risk specialist Christopher Wiggin, who recently joined from *BLM.

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