Paul Coppin > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Ipswich, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Paul is the Operations partner for personal injury litigation.


Paul has extensive experience of personal injury litigation and specialises in defending claims against governmental and corporate bodies.  His clients include Royal Mail, National Grid and Tarmac Ltd amongst others.

He understands the need, and has the ability, to strike a balance between the various competing pressures on public and corporate bodies to contain expenditure and protect brand and reputation.

Paul has led the various Business Process Reviews that the team have carried out.  This has both been internal, redesigning and refining the processes with which we deal with clients' claims and external, assisting the clients themselves to refine and improve their own processes.  All of these reviews have resulted in substantial improvements and efficiencies, both for the team internally and for the clients involved.  He is an acknowledged public speaker and trainer.

The Legal 500 independent guide to the legal profession praises Paul's work saying that he '…cuts straight to the heart of issue' in complex and catastrophic claims.

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Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

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Paul CoppinEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The corporate claims practice at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is ‘responsive and proactive, easy to contact and provides clear advice and guidance‘. The firm acts directly for clients in handling high-stakes matters for large businesses, among them Johnson Controls International, the Civil Aviation Authority and Legal & General. Practice head Nicola Lashmar in Ipswich is ‘very experienced and technically excellent‘. Partner Louise Bland, legal director Paul Coppin , and principal associate Wayne Donovan, who ‘looks to achieve the very best outcome‘, are vastly experienced in both clinical negligence and personal injury matters. Bland acted for Argus Insurance in a £12m PI claim concerning a high-speed road accident. All named lawyers are based in Ipswich.