Paul Geldard

Paul Geldard

Position: Partner, Insurance

Office: Blackburn

Phone: 01254 662831

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Paul is a Partner and the head of our Complex Claims Team. He has over 28 years' worth of experience of dealing with complex and high value cases. This includes cases involving severe brain injury and death. He has extensive experience of dealing with all aspects of fatal accidents including civil claims, inquests and regulatory proceedings.

Paul has a particular specialism in handling construction related litigation. This includes representing a broad range of clients from PLCs to small scaffolding contractors.

He also has an interest in Sports related injury cases to include football, boxing and martial arts cases.

Recent cases include;

  1. Acting for a scaffolding contractor in relation to an incident where 2 members of the public sustained brain injuries when struck by a falling scaffolding tube.
  2. Representing a construction company in relation to a claim against them by an injured tunnel miner who sought damages in excess of £8,000,000.
  3. Defending a scaffolding company in connection with a claim brought against them by an employee who lost all 4 of his limbs in an incident in which he was severely electrocuted.
  4. Advising insurers in relation to brain injuries alleged to have been sustained during a boxing match.

According to Legal 500 clients have "total faith" in Paul and he is said to be "truly excellent for high value and complex matters".

The Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2012 The Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2016  The Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2017 

01 Nov 2018

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