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Paul Ashurst

Principal Associate
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Shoosmiths LLP

Reading, England
    Local Time: Sunday 04:51

Practice Expertise

  • Personal Injury
  • Serious Injury
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Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Serious Injury
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Profile

Paul is a Senior Associate in the Serious Injury department dealing with  complex and high value personal injury claims. 

During his 30  year career Paul has represented, individuals, membership organizations and Insurance companies in all aspects of both Claimant and defendant related Personal Injury claims. Paul has  extensive knowledge and experience of pursuing compensation claims in the areas of Road traffic, Employers, Public, Product and Occupiers Liability related actions covering all levels of value and complexity in both the Civil Courts and before various Statutory Tribunals. Paul has dealt with many high value claims over the years and has taken case to the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords (now the Supreme Court).

Paul has written and lectured on variety of Personal Injury related topics and held representative roles both within APIL and FOIL
Paul trained with  Rowley Ashworth solicitors  and was  admitted as a Solicitor in 1984 remaining with Rowley’s for two years undertaking general litigation before moving to Russell Jones and Walker (now Slater Gordon) to specialize in the field of Personal Injury Litigation. He was appointed a Partner with Russell Jones & Walker 1990. In 2002 Paul moved to Cogent (now Plexus) solicitors where as a lead solicitor and Partner he, on behalf of a major general insurer, dealt with high value and complex claims. Paul Joined Access Legal in November 2009 and now concentrates of claims involving complex liability and high value personal injury claims,involving severe orthopaedic, neurological, head and spinal cord injuries.

 

Education
BSocSc (hons) Law and Politics - Keele University

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Serious Injury

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