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2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
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Anastasia Karseras

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7822 1200
Email:
Web:
www.2tg.co.uk/people/anastasia-karseras/
2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)

Work Department

Personal injury; clinical negligence; property damage; professional negligence; insurance; media and entertainment; commercial.

Position

Personal injury: experience of a broad range of personal injury work, including road traffic accidents (including MIB), employers’ liability claims (including stress at work claims), occupiers’ liability, highways authority claims, and fatal accident claims. Recent notable cases: Mr Ozkutayli v Mr Provence and also Allianz Cornhill [2007] regarding the notice provisions in the Road Traffic Act and Uninsured Drivers Agreement 1999 where a declaration had been obtained by insurers after proceedings were issued; Harold William Bartlett v Byrne Brothers (Formwork) Limited and also Cleveland Bridge UK Limited [2007] application to strike out where the claimant had gone missing and could not be declared dead until 2011. Clinical negligence: including obstetrics and gynaecology (and claims for psychiatric harm), oncology, orthopaedics, brain damage (infants and adults). Notable cases include: Rana Al Hamwi v Fiona Johnston and also North West London Hospitals NHS Trust [2005] Lloyd’s Rep Med 309; Alexis Lawrence Macey v Warwickshire Health Authority [2004] EWHC 1198 (QB), LTL [2004]; GMC v Jamal [2003] regarding clinical trials. Fraudulent or exaggerated claims: including personal injury, property damage and insurance claims. Rossi v Lalili, Current Law November Digest 2007 (exaggerated personal injury claim, costs consequences). Property damage: including damage to omes to property (with particular emphasis on flooding claims), theft of personal and company property. Osuji v Holmes and Others, Court of Appeal, The Times 19/4/11, LTL28/4/11; CJL v West Midlands Strategic Health Authority (2009) 107 BMLR 104, LTL2/3/09.

Career

Called 2000; Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Fluent modern Greek.

Member

COMBAR; LCLCBA; PIBA.

Education

Charlotte Ashby Prize (UCL 1999); University College London (1999 LLB); Cynthia Terry Award (1999 Gray’s Inn scholarship); Inns of Court School of Law (2000 BVC).


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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

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