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Beachcroft has secured former Manchester United hopeful Ben Collett more than £4m in compensation after his football career was prematurely ended by a negligent tackle during a 2003 reserve team game.
Middlesbrough player Gary Smith and his club admitted liability for the injury.
Manchester-based silk Richard Hartley QC of Cobden House Chambers, who represented Collett, was instructed by Beachcroft partner Jan Levinson, while the defendants Smith and Middlesbrough Football & Athletic Company were represented by Andrew Prynne QC of Henderson Chambers, through instructions from Hextalls partner Alex Padfield.