David Brown > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Insurance claims.


David is the Head of the firm’s national casualty liability and commercial & insurance recoveries teams. His experience covers employers’ and public liability, product liability, disease and motor claims. David deals exclusively with large loss and catastrophic claims, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputee cases and fatalities. He advises major insurers on the complexities of these types of cases and works closely with all parties to the claim to bring matters to a resolution. David’s teams defend all types of personal injury and disease claims on behalf of insurers and commercial clients, as well as making subrogated and non-subrogated recovery claims.


Solicitor and associate, Berrymans Lace Mawer, Manchester 1995; partner and Head of Technical Motor Unit, Berrymans Lace Mawer, London 2002; associate, DWF LLP 2008; senior associate, Bond Pearce 2011; partner, Bond Pearce 2012; partner Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence; defendant

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP has a varied personal injury practice, advising clients on defending against claims involving workplace injuries, public liability and asbestos-related illnesses. The team stands out for the direct instructions it receives from corporates in addition to its work for insurers. Public transport is a key area of focus for the practice, such as handling claims involving falls on buses. David Brown leads the team and is praised as ‘extremely professional’.