Praise for BL Claims in leading legal directory
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BL Claims Solicitors specialise in personal injury, clinical negligence and travel claims, providing our clients with hands-on support, nationally.
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The specialist teams and individuals at BL Claims Solicitors have been highly praised in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners – the authoritative guide to the legal profession in the UK.
The firm’s Clinical Negligence specialists achieved the highest possible Band 1 ranking in the directory, which praised the “eminent team noted for its handling of high value cases”.
Meanwhile, the Personal Injury practice earned a Band 2 placing, as the directory praised a “proficient group that acts for clients with life-changing injuries, with particular expertise in traffic accident claims.”
Several of the firm’s claims specialists were singled out for praise in the guide. Alison McClure, who heads up the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice, is named as an Eminent Practitioner and described as “excellent” and “very experienced”.
Kym Provan, ranked in Band 2, is described as “very tenacious” and noted for her expertise in acquired brain injury, spinal injury and delayed diagnosis of cancer.
Ruth Powell, head of the firm’s London Clinical Negligence team, is ranked in Band 3. She is noted for her “significant expertise in catastrophic injury cases and cerebral palsy claims” and described as “excellent”, “level-headed” and “a good negotiator”.
Also in Clinical Negligence, Gemma Osgood is named as an Associate to Watch and praised as “extremely efficient” with experience in a broad spectrum of cases from high value cerebral palsy and birth injury claims to spinal injury and dental negligence claims.
Dual-qualified solicitor and midwife Patricia Wakeford is also an Associate to Watch, described as “patient and understanding” with a “caring and attentive attitude”.
Daniel Scognamiglio, head of the travel claims practice at BL Claims Solicitors, is named as a UK-wide band 2 specialist and noted for his representation of both claimants and defendants.
Commenting on the results, Mike Wilson, Managing Partner said: “Chambers is largely based on feedback from clients, and so we are delighted to once again have a strong showing for BL Claims Solicitors this year. It is very pleasing to see that the firm’s philosophy of expertise with empathy is reflected in the comments about the firm included in this well-regarded directory.”