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Browne Jacobson LLP

VICTORIA SQUARE HOUSE, VICTORIA SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B2 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 237 3900
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 1291
DX:
727740 BIRMINGHAM-62
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Kevin Lawson

Tel:
Work 0121 237 3935
Email:
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Commercial insurance; Birmingham insurance department.

Position

Kevin specialises in complex and serious injury claims arising from motor, EL, PL and product insurance policies.  He is often involved very quickly following a major incident, working alongside insurers and their customers to proactively resolve a claim in a collaborative and cost effective way, reducing settlement times and indemnity costs whilst protecting client reputation.

 

He has particular expertise in rehabilitation support, as a keen believer in functional restoration whilst mitigating claims costs.  He also leads on defence group action claims from major road traffic accidents, bringing the market together to avoid multi party litigation. 

 

Kevin has expertise in risk management reduction programmes, insurer portfolio claims management, insurer operational efficiency, technology and claims handler training.  He advises clients specifically in each of these areas.

His technical expertise is in handling claims valued in excess of £250,000 and his particular areas of interest are chronic pain, amputations, brain injury, gross exaggeration and multiple major orthopaedic injury.  He is also familiar with PPOs, 24 hour care and life expectancy type issues.

 

Strategically, Kevin is one of the firm’s leaders of their commercial insurance casualty practise, and is securing new clients for the firm whilst developing and refining the firms products, innovation, technology, profile and efficiency drives.

Career

Trained Buller Jeffries, Birmingham; qualified 1997; (involved in ground-breaking asbestos litigation and a £100m fire claim); BLM 1998-2000 (developed his first client facing account); Browne Jacobson LLP 2000-date (focused on a significant client account for the firm, handling complex high-value claims, delivering added value services and advising on strategic changes to the firm and client’s businesses). Appointed to client catastrophic injury panel in 2010.

Member

  • Law Society
  • FOIL
  • Birmingham Insurance Institute

Education

Warwick School; University College London (1994 Law 2(1)); Birmingham University (1995 LPC).

Leisure

Golf, travel and taking on new challenges.


West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

Browne Jacobson LLP is ‘very highly rated’ and ‘one of the big national guns in this field’ with expertise in catastrophic injury claims, complex disease claims and dual insurance disputes. Bridget Tatham  leads the team and is known for her ‘thoroughness, attention to detail but also a pragmatic and pro-active approach where needed’. She is assisted by Kevin Lawson , who has strong expertise in rehabilitation support and road traffic accident claims. Liability claims expert James Arrowsmith  is ‘extremely efficient’, ‘well prepared’ and ‘has a sharp eye for detail'. Other notable names include: Paul Wainwright , who focuses on asset protection through counter fraud measures, and associate Matthew Harpin, who is experienced in public and employer’s liability claims.

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