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Browne Jacobson LLP

MOWBRAY HOUSE, CASTLE MEADOW ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 1BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 976 6000
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 5246
DX:
718130 NOTTINGHAM-27
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Helen Rideout

Tel:
Work 0115 976 6291
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Insurance and public risk/technical claims and social care.

Position

Helen specialises in employer’s liability claims involving manual handling and health and safety at work matters, including stress and industrial disease; experienced in advocacy.

Career

Qualified 2003. Teacher of chemistry and physics in Leeds, Bradford and Nottingham before transferring to law in 1997. Trained with Browne Jacobson LLP 2002-03.

Member

FOIL; Nottingham Insurance Institute; Nottingham Medico-Legal Society

Education

Carlton-le Willows, Nottingham; Leeds University (1994 BSc (Hons) Chemistry); PGCE Secondary Chemistry and Science 1995; College of Law (2000 PgDL); Nottingham Trent University (2002 LPC).


East Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

The ‘second to none’ team at Browne Jacobson LLP ‘provides a first-class service’ and ‘runs a busy caseload of very varied cases with great efficiency’. Under the lead of practice head Susan Mabbott, the very large team boasts experience in advising insurers, local authorities, clients from the health sector, social care providers and enjoys a reputation as ‘one of the best panel firms for NSHR work’. In a major recent highlight, James Arrowsmith led advice for Nottinghamshire County Council in a Supreme Court case dealing with public authority liability for abuse by foster parents. Leah Jones, ‘who has excellent strategic judgement’, sucessfully defended the Environment Agency against a claim for workplace stress and bullying, involving allegations of severe psychiatric illness. Associate Ceri-Sian Williams ‘is a very experienced litigator’ who ‘has excellent judgment’. Sarah Erwin-Jones ‘is a hard, but fair opponent who has a strong knowledge of all aspects of abuse work’. James Fawcett and Helen Rideout, who heads the complex claims group, are also recommended. Nick Parsons retired and now works as a consultant for the firm. Other clients include Hiscox, Gallagher Bassett International and Municipal Mutual Insurance.

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