Specialist personal injury lawyer with a particular interest in brain injury and other complex claims
Barry has specialised in personal injury claims since 1993, initially for one of the largest direct insurers in the country, giving him a very particular insight and understanding of how insurers deal with claims. He has represented claimants exclusively since 1998.
His experience spans everything from whiplash to catastrophic and fatal accidents. He deals with all types of personal injury cases including brain injury and other injuries caused in road traffic accidents, accidents at work, public liability accidents, accidents abroad, occupiers liability cases and the victims of criminal acts via the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.
One of Barry’s cases is listed as G (A Child) v Purfleet Lions Football Club reported in Halsbury`s Law September 2007 (07/2114).
Barry is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), Company Secretary for Kent Acquired Brain Injury Forum (KABIF) as well as one of the founders and a steering committee member of the Headway in Medway Drop in Centre (a charity for those with and those caring for people with brain injuries).
Areas of expertise
- Personal injury
- Criminal Injury
- Fatal accidents
- Road traffic accidents
- Employer’s liability accidents
- Accidents abroad
- Occupational disease cases
- Claims for persons lacking capacity
In the real world … Barry has a penchant for rather extreme activities. In recent years he has enjoyed sky diving, bungee jumping, riding a RIB boat in Sweden and flying helicopters - with an instructor! He is also a PADI qualified scuba diver.
What our clients say...
"I have worked closely with Barry for around seven years on a wide variety of personal injury matters. I have consistently been impressed by Barry's sound analysis of cases, his pragmatic and realistic approach to litigation, and his capacity to negotiate successfully. An excellent personal injury practitioner."
Gurion Taussig (Barrister)
What the legal directories say...
very responsive and approachable with extensive experience and a high level of knowledge
Legal 500 2017
asb law LLP's 'first-class' practice has achieved multi-million-pound settlements in relation to many catastrophic injury claims
Legal 500 2014 - Personal Injury