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John William McDonald
Extensive experience of motor insurance claims, including coverage issues and contribution between insurers. Cases include Sahin v Havard  1 WLR 1853, Pinn & Guo v. Zenith Insurance (2014), Clarke and Clarke v MIB  EWHC 2118, Harvey v MIB  and McCall v Poulton & MIB  RTR 11. Long experience of disease claims (esp asbestos, but also deafness, dermatitis and WRULD) for claimants and defendants (eg Smith v. Portswood  EWHC 939, Prater v. British Motor Holdings (2016) Lawtel). Particular interest in stress and harassment claims (e.g. Mullen v Accenture  EWHC 2336) and defending fraudulent/exaggerated claims (e.g. Singh v O’Shea  EWHC 1251). Instructed in cases involving complex technical and accounting issues. Related practice areas include property and construction litigation.
Contributor to Injury Times, PILJ.
MA (St. Andrews). Formerly a solicitor (admitted with Honours). Called to Bar 1981.
Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, PIBA, PNBA TecBar, Western Circuit.
Classical music, fishing.