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Philip Baldwin

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.

Philip Baldwin

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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