WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
"The team has so many contacts with foreign insurers and so many people with foreign languages that it is miles ahead of others."
Chambers and Partners (2014)
Legal 500 Guide
This well respected guide to the legal profession consistently recognises Irwin Mitchell as a leader in overseas claims.
Below are some recent entries in the Legal 500 guide for Irwin Mitchell:
Our “leading” travel litigation is praised for its “client focused service.” Head of practice Clive Garner is described as “diligent and tenacious.” Elsewhere in the “standout” team, Jim Morris is “a real aviation specialist” and Suki Chhokar is “first-class.” Philip Banks is described as “calm, unflappable and excellent with clients,” and Demetrius Danas is “solid and really knows his stuff.”
“Irwin Mitchell's ‘impressive’ team ‘consistently delivers the highest standards of client care’. It is representing a number of families from Nigeria, Canada and the US regarding the crash of the Dana Air MD-83 in Lagos in June 2012; and is also acting for the families of those who suffered fatal injuries when a Boeing 737-236 crashed near Islamabad Airport in April 2012. The practice is led by Birmingham-based Clive Garner, who ‘won’t rest until he has the best possible result for his clients; he is a goal-getter with the interests of his clients at heart’. In London, Jim Morris has ‘complete command over his cases’, and is ‘a real intellect’. Birmingham-based Philip Banks is ‘thorough and timely’.”
"Irwin Mitchell focuses largely on handling personal injury work in the transport field. It ‘obtains the best, but most realistic outcomes’ and can draw on ‘lawyers qualified in many countries within the EU, the US and Asia. Clive Garner is extremely capable and intelligent, with great forensic skills."
“Clive Garner heads a large team at Irwin Mitchell LLP. The international travel litigation group has an enviable reputation; areas of growth include serious injury and fatal claims arising from road traffic, coach and aviation crashes and group action illness claims. It advised on the Bulgarian coach crash case, in which liability was established against TUI UK at trial on behalf of 24 claimants.”
"A strong contentious transport group that specialises in travel litigation claims. Clive Garner's team has recovered several million pounds of damages over the past year for clients affected by international coach crashes."
Led by Clive Garner, Irwin Mitchell is 'the leading firm for claimant work' and is highly regarded in the travel and holiday market. The department specialises in group action claims and recently successfully recovered damages for almost 2,000 clients following outbreaks of Legionnaires' Disease, Salmonella, E-Coli and other illnesses across a range of countries. The practice also succeeded in recovering more than £1m for an English claimant injured in an accident in the U.S.
"Irwin Mitchell is 'the leading firm for claimant work' and is highly regarded in the travel and holiday market."
"Claimant clients are ‘very impressed’ with Irwin Mitchell’s first-class international travel litigation group, which has been involved in a number of ground-breaking cases relating to accidents and illness abroad. Led by the highly regarded Clive Garner, a strong team of overseas-qualified lawyers offers the ‘necessary expertise’ to handle a range of cases from European jurisdictions, as well as the US and other countries."
"The UK’s leading claimant practice."
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