Parklane Plowden have a team of barristers who are highly-regarded in the field of civil fraud, with experience and expertise in this field that spans decades.
Our barristers provide a skilled and personal service to both insurers and individuals in every fraud specialism including: Staged, contrived and induced accidents; High value personal injury cases involving exaggeration and fundamental dishonesty; Committal for contempt; Exemplary damages and the tort of deceit; The use of similar fact evidence in defeating fraud rings; Telematics; Bogus passenger claims; LVI litigation; EL/PL fraud; Theft, arson and dishonest first party fraud; and Policy and coverage disputes concerning indemnity, the Road Traffic Act and the MIB.
Members also have experience defending many of the now well-publicised fraudulent holiday sickness / food poisoning claims.
The issue of fraudulent claims is a hot political topic and our barristers are sensitive to the importance and impact that these cases have. With fraud more frequently suspected in cases, our barristers are adept at scrutinising and advising on the range of evidential issues associated with fraud cases. Barristers are alive to financial implications of a fraudulent claims – appreciating the balance to be struck between proving fraud and recovering costs.
Apart from fraud, we are highly acclaimed in the related fields of Personal Injury, Costs and Credit Hire. The specialist fraud counsel at Parklane Plowden integrate their expertise in those fields to ensure that a complete service is offered to every client.
Fees can be discussed prior to the commencement of work. Value for money is assured as fees for each case can be assessed individually and are based upon the complexity and value of the case, seniority of counsel and time spent in preparation.
All barristers will consider undertaking work on a CFA basis, where applicable. A robust management system ensures that agreed turn-around times are fulfilled.
For further information please contact our clerks on:
Leeds: 0113 228 5000
Newcastle: 0191 221 2121