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April 2018


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Speaker profile for Kevin Walker and Michael Blair: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Kevin Walker and Michael Blair

Company Name: Clear Law LLP

Kevin Walker:

Kevin is Head of Serious Injury at Clear Law with a niche specialism in amputation claims, and a particular interest in spinal cord injuries and brain injuries. Kevin’s breadth of knowledge and experience expands the spectrum of life-changing injuries and for over 25 years he has regularly achieved settlements in excess of £1m for his clients.

Kevin has a passion for active prosthetics and assistive technology and through these interests and his experience, Kevin is able to help his clients overcome a range of mobility, dexterity and confidence issues.

A long-standing Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Kevin is dedicated to providing a quality, personable service to clients and delivering successful outcomes. He appreciates the importance of clients feeling confident in their choice of lawyer and emphasises trust, respect, confidentiality and compassion. Kevin gets to know his clients as individuals – understanding their personal circumstances, their family, their likes and dislikes. He is there for his clients every step of the journey post-serious injury and will always help to maximise their recovery and well-being.

Kevin recognises his clients’ need for a clear and prompt rehabilitation pathway, for care and support and alongside the sensitivities involved he looks to guide his clients and their loved ones to a return to living.

An accident 5 years ago has left Kevin living with chronic pain. He knows that although pain cannot be seen or measured objectively and there is no set protocol to manage it, pain is very much real.

Outside of work, Kevin enjoys time with his young family, sailing and travel, wine (who doesn’t?!), theatre and sports

Michael Blair:

Michael has vast experience dealing with all aspects of personal injury litigation, including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, public liability, clinical negligence and criminal injuries compensation and specialises in high value multi track claims, involving injuries of the utmost severity including amputations, brain and spinal injury.

Michael is aware that serious injuries have a devastating affect on a person’s quality of life and that of their family. He understands that adapting to life after such an injury is extremely difficult and there are a number of long term effects which require consideration, including the possibility of a prosthetic limb, various treatment options, adaptations to the home, as well as psychological treatment.

At Clear Law, Michael has a number of clients with high value claims, involving brain and spinal injuries and complex psychological trauma where quantum is in excess of £1 million. Michael is a long-standing Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Michael is an ex-policeman and whilst a trainee solicitor he worked as a part-time university tutor teaching contract and personal injury law. He has been a Committee Member of Preston Incorporated Law Society, Vice-Chairman of his local Parish Council, a member of the Preston City Council Standards Committee, a Cub Scout Leader and has been a School Governor for 20 years where he is presently Chairman. He enjoys all sports having played cricket and rugby and is a keen Pub Quizzer.

Dont miss this seminar

Seminar Title: Solicitors – A Painful Experience?

This seminar will explore pain following serious and catastrophic injuries. How pain is managed, how pain is viewed by others i.e. often with scepticism and ignorance, and why your solicitor should always consider pain in isolation in a claim for injuries and loss arising from negligence of a third party.

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