In the field of personal injury Matthew Phillips works almost exclusively on behalf of claimants with catastrophic injuries and asbestos-related diseases.
He has extensive experience of high-value spinal and brain injury claims arising out of road traffic, industrial and sporting accidents.
Phillips has specialised in asbestos related disease claims for 15 years. During this time he has acted for claimants against all the major industrial/commercial asbestos users and has lectured widely on asbestos related litigation. He was junior counsel in the House of Lords in the landmark causation case of Fairchild v Glenhaven Funeral Services and Others.
In the field of clinical negligence Phillips practices predominantly in birth injury and spinal surgery claims.
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