Miles Hepworth > DWF > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

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I am a Partner at DWF with many years of Counter Fraud legal experience. I head up the Birmingham Counter Fraud team and am part of the DWF Fraud Management team.




I have extensive expertise in counter fraud and claims validation, with experience in defending suspected fraudulent insurance claims including motor claims, employer’s liability, public liability as well as first party fraud.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

The excellent team at DWF acts for nine large composite insurers as well as the Lloyds Market, corporates and self-insured. The team has considerable sector strength in diverse areas such as financial, retail and logistics. Lorraine Carolan  leads the firm’s national fraud and financial crime offering. Michael Henman specialises in representing motor insurers in the defence of fraudulent claims. Miles Hepworth  also has considerable expertise in counter-fraud and claims validation.

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’.