Underhill, Malcolm

Malcolm Underhill is a personal injury specialist, particularly focusing upon high-value and complex cases, including serious and long-term head injury, child abuse, fatalities, psychological injury and spinal injury. He regularly deals with multi-million-pound cases. Underhill delivers training (through APIL) to other solicitors on the law of damages.

Malcolm Underhill

Underhill is listed as a leader in his field by Chambers UK legal directory 2013 and is the co-ordinator for the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Damages Special Interest Group.

Case highlights

  • Helen Shearer Evans (Executrix of the Estate of Malcolm Evans, Deceased) v (1) Windsor & Maidenhead Royal Borough Council (2) Charles Wilson Engineers Ltd [2011] EWHC 2096 (QB)
  • Douglas Peter William Taylor (suing by his Litigation Friend Sandra Dawn Olleranshaw) v (1) Henry Anthony Anderson (2) Taylor Brothers Plant Hire Ltd [2002] EWCA Civ 1680
  • Vimmerslev v Edwards (unreported, 2010)
  • Murphy v Bansal [2012]
  • Dudney v Guaranteed Asphalt Ltd [2013] EWHC 2515 (QB)            

Legal 500 in 2013 says:
‘The “insightful” Malcolm Underhill leads IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)’s team, which has specialist experience in catastrophic injury, child abuse and employers’ liability cases.’

Chambers in 2014 says:
‘Malcolm Underhill focuses on serious injury work, including head and spinal injury claims, and he also has extensive experience in cases dealing with child abuse. Sources describe him as “very capable in his discipline, with a professional but very approachable and friendly attitude”.’

Underhill has also been listed in the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers directory 2013.

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This information was sourced from the IBB Solicitors website.