Paul Bleasdale KC > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6DR
England

Position

Head of Personal Injury Group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Paul has significant experience in personal injury claims acting on behalf of both claimants and defendants. He has had a particular interest in industrial disease cases i.e. deafness; repetitive strain injuries; vibration white finger; industrial asthma; dermatitis; workplace stress and asbestos related disease.

In Silk, Paul has acquired extensive experience of catastrophic injury cases claims including brain damage and fatal accident claims frequently attracting awards or settlements of very high value.

Paul also has experience of undertaking multiparty litigation subject to group litigation orders.

Career

Called to the Bar 1978; took Silk 2001; Recorder – Crown and County Court;

First Tier Property Tribunal Judge (Agricultural Land & Drainage); Honorary Professor at University of Birmingham

Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association

Education

LLB (Hons)
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Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Paul Bleasdale KCNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Paul has a particular strength in negotiation, and regularly secures settlements at the top end of the range of valuations.’  

No5 Barristers’ Chambers’ personal injury group has ‘a huge depth of knowledge and experience’ and a sizable team that is practising nationwide. Paul Bleasdale KC is praised for his ability to ‘bring solutions in a very efficient manner’ and settled a £1.5m claim brought by a minor after a severe injury. David Tyack KC is a ‘safe pair of hands who shows great resilience in difficult cases’ and is currently acting on behalf of the mother of a deceased girl who had died allegedly because of clinical negligence. Paul Evans is a ‘highly skilled professional with strong technical knowledge who always puts clients’ best interests first’.

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Paul Bleasdale KCNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Paul is very efficient, hugely experienced and gets right to the heart of a case.’