Philip Baldwin is a partner in the personal injury department. He studied law at the College of Law in Chester before qualifying as a solicitor in 1996. He joined Shoosmiths in 2003.
He has more than 15 years’ experience helping claimants and defendants through the personal injury claims process and is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Baldwin heads a team of lawyers and has extensive experience across a wide range of personal injury cases.
He has represented clients at all levels from county court to the Court of Appeal. His practice is wide ranging and encompasses the following:
- Accidents at work;
- Accidents in public places;
- Acquired brain injury;
- Costs issues;
- Defective equipment;
- Defective products;
- Fatal accidents;
- Foreign accident claims;
- Manual handling;
- Road traffic accidents including low-velocity impact claims;
- Slips, trips and falls; and
- Spinal injuries.
Baldwin writes and speaks regularly on all areas of his expertise. He is a member of the Shoosmiths Employers Liability and Occupational Diseases Focus Group. He has written and presented Law Society-accredited training to his peers and to corporate clients.
He is recognised for having a particular expertise in complex injuries, including spinal injury, post-concussional syndrome and subtle brain injury, and is a member of the Northamptonshire Acquired Brain Injury Forum.
- Breakfast Seminar: Personal Injury — A Different Approach;
- Road Traffic Accidents: Seatbelts and Contributory Negligence;
- Road Traffic Accidents: Low-Velocity Impact Claims;
- Disadvantage on the Labour Market and Future Loss of Earnings;
- Getting the Most out of Negotiations and Offers to Settle; and
- The Uninsured Defendant.
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