Charles Ashmore > DWF > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

DWF
ONE SNOWHILL
SNOW HILL QUEENSWAY
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6GA
England
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Work Department

Charles is the Head of Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss team and the Occupational Health practice group.

Position

Partner

Career

Charles specialises in catastrophic injury and motor claims, acting on behalf of insurers.

Charles has been working with and representing the interests of insurers for over 20 years and now handles large loss and catastrophic injury claims with reserves ranging from £50,000 up to over £10m. He also advises on motor indemnity issues.

Significant cases include:

Russell v Smith and Mehmet (2003)

Hames v Ferguson and others (2008)

Kovacic v Aviva (2018)

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

DWF ‘s team has ‘an exceptional degree of technical mastery, tactical shrewdness and vigorous determination to secure the result their clients want’. Derek Adamson  specialises in issues surrounding mesothelioma claims and legionnaires’ disease and local authority work. Lorraine Carolan  leads the national fraud and financial crime team while Charles Ashmore often handles injury claims of the utmost severity. Paul Donnelly  handles a variety of claims such as historic abuse claims for social services and EL/PL claims. Michael Henman is another key figure along with Denise Brosnan , Robert Edwards and Miles Hepworth , all of whom are praised as ‘exceptional’.