Ian Latimer

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Ian Latimer

Solicitor

Biography

Year Qualified

1982

Firm Trained With

Willey Hargrave

Languages Spoken

English

Profile

I joined MW in March 2018 as a solicitor in the personal injury department.  I specialise in injury claims and have expertise in acting for claimants in a wide spectrum of large complex claims involving serious injuries, diseases and fatalities.I am enthusiastic and committed to achieving the best possible outcome.

I have acted on behalf of defendants and insurers giving me the knowledge and experience to know how they are likely to respond to claims.  Many of my cases have gone to trial, and some to the Court of Appeal including Hatton v Sutherland, a leading occupational stress claim.

Awards, Accreditations & Memberships

  • Member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

Recent Successes

  • Succeeded at trial in obtaining judgment against a defendant for £500,000 for a client who was diagnosed with tennis elbow caused by his work
  • Secured a settlement of £350,000 for a client whose partner died as a result of a road accident when riding his motorcycle despite the defendant's acquittal in the Crown Court
  • Secured a settlement of £280,000 in a professional negligence claim against a client’s previous firm of solicitors who had acted for him in a work-place accident claim
  • Secured a settlement of £600,000 for a client who was severely injured in a road accident
  • Secured a settlement of £325,000 for a widow whose husband died as a result of his exposure to asbestos dust at work despite the coroner's refusal to certify it as a cause of death

Work in the Community / Pro Bono Work:

  • I am Vice Chair of the local residents’ association

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