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INTRODUCING

Corin Furness

Called Called in 1994

Email corin.furness@parklaneplowden.co.uk

Web parklaneplowden.co.uk/barristers/corin-furness/

About Corin Furness

Corin's practice has been confined to personal injury work for over 15 years.

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Personal Details

Education: LLB (Hons), University of Hull
Professional Associations: Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)

Specialist Practice Areas

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners 2018 - Personal Injury (North Eastern Circuit) Band 2

Very well versed in employment and public liability, and also noted for his fraud expertise. He also regularly handles claims concerning serious injuries and fatalities caused by RTAs. He acts for both claimants and defendants.

Strengths: "Unbelievably thorough. His attention to detail is staggering. He will pick out minute details that most people will miss and he is impressive on his feet in court." "Very meticulous and also very easy to work with."

Chambers & Partners 2018 - Motor Insurance Fraud (All Circuits) Band 2

Has a strong practice handling the defence of fraudulent motor insurance claims relating to staged and deliberately induced accidents, bogus passengers, exaggerated claims and fraud rings. He additionally offers expertise in credit hire fraud disputes.

Strengths: "He has a measured approach, and can consider complex issues and present them in a simple manner such that the clients and court can understand him. His measured approach results in strong outcomes." "Well prepared and knowledgeable, he offers clear and analytical advice."

Chambers & Partners 2017 - Motor Insurance Fraud (All Circuits)

Strong practice handling the defence of fraudulent motor insurance claims relating to staged and deliberately induced accidents, bogus passengers, exaggerated claims and fraud rings.


Strengths: "Has the skills to get to the bottom of the most complex cases."

Chambers & Partners 2017 - Band 2 Personal Injury North Eastern Circuit

Very well versed in employment and public liability, and also noted for his fraud expertise. He also regularly handles claims concerning serious injuries and fatalities caused by RTAs.


Strengths: "The guy I'd turn to when I had difficult issues which require attention to detail and lots of documents. He's very thorough and meticulous." "Extremely methodical, he really gets into the detail and he won't let things go until he has a full understanding."

Chambers & Partners 2016

Works exclusively in the personal injury arena, and is well regarded for his representation of claimants and insurers. 

Strengths: "He is excellent and takes a sensible and thorough approach to litigation." "He is thorough and attentive to detail."

Chambers & Partners 2015

Ranked in Personal Injury

Earns recognition for his breadth of expertise in multi-track matters, including severe injuries and employers' liability work. His practice also covers fraud claims and injuries arising from criminal acts.

Expertise: “He is regarded as a thorough lawyer.”

Ranked in Motor Insurance Fraud

Strengths: "He's very good with the witnesses and insurers as he's very down to earth, has a good analytical style and is a good advocate." "He's very pragmatic and explains things very clearly."

Chambers & Partners 2014

Ranked in Personal Injury

He is noted for his expertise in criminal injuries compensation claims, as well as RTAs, fraudulent claims, employers' liability, and general personal injury litigation. He acts for claimants and defendants.

Expertise: "He's very responsive. He's easy to contact and very good at doing the work on time." "He has the ear of the court."

Recent work: He represented Hull City Council in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in a leading case on the Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992.

Lectures/Seminars

  • Evidence in Civil Litigation Fraudulent claims
  • Care and Assistance in Personal Injury Litigation
  • Loss of earnings and the Self-Employed
  • Experts: an update to Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules
  • Children, Patients and the Court of Protection
  • Perfect Preparation for the Perfect Trial
  • Mock trials - especially for Fraudulent Claims
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