Metcalfes’ Personal Injury Team Recognised in Chambers & Partners UK 2019 EditionNovember 05, 2018
Metcalfe’s personal injury team have once again been ranked in the independent legal research directory, Chambers and Partners UK.
The Band 2 ranked team are “highly regarded for its representation of claimants in high-stakes claims, particularly those involving serious injuries. Frequently retained in complex cases involving multiple injuries and issues of liability, including Road Traffic Accidents and workplace accidents.”
The ranking also makes reference to the team’s industrial disease expertise and praises their attention to client care, adding: the personal injury team “also handles industrial disease cases and makes use of the Rehabilitation Code so that clients have early access to treatment.”
The aim of the Rehabilitation Code is to promote the use of rehabilitation and early investigation so as to ensure that an injured person makes the best and quickest recovery.
Kay McCluskey, Partner & Head of Personal Injury has been awarded a Band 1 ranking, the highest possible ranking for her exceptional personal injury expertise. The publication adds, Kay “is a highly experienced practitioner who works on major personal injury claims, particularly those involving head injuries, spinal injuries and fatal accidents.” A client speaking to the researcher comments:
"I think her particular strengths are that she really cares about the client and she makes sure that the client gets the treatment they need to ensure that they can get their life back to normal as much as possible."
Hugh Balchin, Consultant and Personal Injury specialist, has been ranked as a notable practitioner in Band 3 and is described by a client in the publication as:
"very experienced in technical knowledge, commercial awareness, effectiveness and client service."
The directory praises Hugh for his specialist work in “employers' liability and works on cases involving workplace accidents, industrial disease, repetitive strain injury and workplace harassment.”