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Graham Dickinson

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I founded the London office of DWF in 2008 and was Executive Partner until 2014. I am the Master of the Worshipful Company of Insurers, the first solicitor to be elected. I head the large loss insurance team in London.




I have lead some of the largest liability and quantum cases in the UK insurance market and am categorised as one of the country’s leading insurance practitioners in the independent directories. I have built and grown 3 major insurance liability law firms and teams.

London: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

DWF  is one of 'the largest catastrophic defendant personal injury departments in the UK' and their 'knowledge and advice is first rate'. They specialise in international claims, severe and subtle brain injury, spinal injury and paralysis, amputation, chronic pain and fatal accidents. They believe they have “technical excellence and a commercial approach'. Their clients’ list is 'extensive and growing' and includes major insurers like Aviva, Amlin, DLG, RSA, Markerstudy, Ageas and Canopius.  Claire Bowler and Graham Dickinson  are key figures in the team, which includes Peter Goodwill and Peter Murray, who are 'very experienced and realistic in their approach' and have a 'good regard to the economic realities of claims settlements'.

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London: Transport


Within: Travel

DWF‚Äôs international claims and travel group is regularly instructed by insurers on cross-border catastrophic injury claims. It defended ERGO Versicherung on a fatal motor accident which occurred in Germany and is defending Pelayo Mutua de Seguros on a serious personal injury claim in the UK courts following a road traffic accident in Spain. Generali, Van Ameyde (UK), Mitsui, Amlin, Hastings Direct, QBE, RSA and Travelers are also clients. Head of international claims Claire Bowler¬†regularly advises global insurers on catastrophic injuries and high-profile claims. European group head Sara-Jane Eaton¬†is ‚Äėtotally committed and fantastic with clients‚Äô and focuses on catastrophic injury claims. Graham Dickinson¬†handles product liability claims and advises on plane and helicopter crashes. Recently promoted partner Rhys Sanchez¬†and Steven King¬†are also key figures.

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