Our international personal injury team is regularly ranked as leaders for their handling of accidents and illness abroad claims. Read what the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners have to say about us in their independent legal guides.
Chambers & Partners 2016
"They are efficient and pay extraordinary personal attention to the client."
Clive Garner is "a senior lawyer with extraordinary skills."
"Long-established claimant-side practice with a strong reputation for handling the largest and most high-profile accident cases."
Chambers & Partners 2015
"A market-leading travel group that represents group and individual claimants in accidents and illness litigation. Known for its capabilities in high-value cross-border claims."
"Regularly acts in catastrophic injury claims."
"Work highlights include securing a EUR 7.3m settlement for an individual who sustained a life-changing brain injury in a road traffic accident in Germany."
Chambers & Partners 2014
"With huge resources, an impressive track record and a constant flow of cases, this firm is one of the recognised leaders in claimant work. The large team takes on individual and group action claims stemming from injuries and illnesses occurring abroad, and from marine and aviation accidents. Lawyers at this 'eminent and highly motivated practice' are applauded for their wide-ranging experience, and for 'always responding extremely quickly to clients’ needs.'"
"The power of this firm rests in its 'Worldwide expertise, comprising five partners and 48 lawyers'. Its talent covers a range of jurisdictions and accident areas. Although collecting a massive volume of instructions ranging from minor to catastrophic injury claims, sources note its ability to 'consider each case carefully in light of the implications of local law and achieve some fantastic results with it.'"
“A firm that is home to the crème de la crème of Claimant lawyers.”
"Renowned for its skills on multi party claims, the group is perceived as the expert on all aspects of illness, PI and serious injury abroad, it is especially praised for its work across America and in Europe."
“This team is rated as the best international PI claimant group in the country, having built an 'established and high-quality practice' that 'commands respect throughout the industry.'”
Legal 500 2015
Practice head Clive Garner is a “game changer, who knows foreign and international law like the back of his hand.”
"Irwin Mitchell’s ‘market leading’ travel litigation department was instructed by more than 100,000 claimants following exposure to toxic waste in the Ivory Coast in August 2006."
Legal 500 2013
“Irwin Mitchell is ‘the leading firm for claimant work’ and is highly regarded in the travel and holiday market.”
“The group is really innovative and doesn’t rest on its laurels.”
"The team has so many contacts with foreign insurers and so many people with foreign languages that it is miles ahead of others.”