Ellisons’ growing team handles the highest personal injury damages award in the firm’s history for insurers, worth £24 million

Ellisons Solicitors, one of East Anglia’s leading law firms, has recently expanded its Insurance Litigation team with the appointment of three additional lawyers.

Deborah McClean, Solicitor joins the team with an exclusive background in defendant personal injury dealing with motor, employers and public liability litigation. Deborah has dealt with large value, fast and multi-track defendant litigation on behalf of insurance companies, the Lloyds market, claims handling companies and self-insured companies, including large multinational companies.

Catherine Brewington, Solicitor has handled and advised in cases involving catastrophic injuries throughout her career.  She joins the Insurance Litigation team as a defendant lawyer, albeit has vast experience acting for Claimants in cases involving injuries of the utmost severity. 

Tancha Porter, Solicitor after successful completion of the BVC she decided to cross-qualify as a solicitor and has 9 years’ experience working in the Defendant Personal Injury industry. Tancha has experience in dealing with both Fast Track and Multi Track EL, PL and motor claims.

It has been an incredibly successful first half of the year for the team in many complex, high value claims including the Court Approval of a case involving the highest damages award in Ellisons’ history with a value of circa £24,000,000 and additional Periodical Payments. This achievement is a great testament to the team’s expertise, hard work and commitment to their insurer clients. 

Robert Jones, Partner at Ellisons and Head of the firm’s Insurance Litigation team commented: “I am immensely proud of what the team has achieved already this year. The recent damages settlement that the team has secured for our client is a great result, and, with the appointment of three new leading lawyers in their field bringing extensive experience and expertise, our team will go from strength to strength.”

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