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Civil Fraud

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.

Civil Fraud Barristers

Kaiser Nazir

Called 1991

Elizabeth Hodgson

Called 1993

Steven Turner

Called 1993

Corin Furness

Called 1994

Alan Weir

Called 1996

Kristian Mills

Called 1997

Tom Nossiter

Called 1999

Nicola Twine

Called 1999

Elizabeth Jones

Called 2000

Andrew Sugarman

Called 2001

Catherine Souter

Called 2002

Roger Quickfall

Called 2003

Tom Vonberg

Called 2004

Emma Bennett

Called 2004

Georgina Nolan

Called 2006

Bronia Hartley

Called 2006

Lucy Bairstow

Called 2006

Tim Wilkinson

Called 2006

Bryony Clayton

Called 2008

Colin Richmond

Called 2012
Admitted as a Solicitor in 2010

Paul Sangha

Called 2012

Peter Yates

Called 2014

Areas of Expertise

Committal for contempt

Credit hire fraud

Exemplary damages and the tort of deceit

Fraud rings

High value personal injury cases involving exaggeration and fundamental dishonesty

Low Velocity Impact Claims (LVI Claims)

Phantom passenger claims

RTA Fraud

Staged, contrived and induced accidents

Surveillance evidence in civil fraud claims


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.

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For further information please contact our clerks on:

Leeds: 0113 228 5000
Newcastle: 0191 221 2121

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