Personal Injury Practice, 4th Edition



  • Authors: Andrew Buchan, Jenny Kennedy & Elliot Woolf
  • Year : (December 1, 2003)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0406964351
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0406964359
Category: Product ID: 9038


The fourth edition of Buchan, Kennedy & Woolf: Personal Injury Practice provides everything needed to conduct efficient and successful personal injury litigation for claimants. The book sets out authoritative guidance at every stage of proceedings- from the first interview with the client until the end of an appeal.

This comprehensive text concisely details the position of post-Woolf litigation concerning personal injury including the effect on costs and procedures. The book also explains the changes to the availability of legal aid and its effect on personal injury cases.

This unique book also includes specimen letters and key precedents that will prove to be essential tools during the course of the action and will help save valuable time- all at great value for money.

Written by a highly respected team of authors, PI Practice is an ideal practice guidebook for practitioners new to PI cases as well as specialists who need to stay abreast of the latest developments.

Andrew Buchan has been specializing in clinical negligence and personal injury since 1985. He is a member of the Personal Injury Bar Association executive committee. He was junior counsel in Walker v. Northumberland County Council [1995] 1 ALL ER 737. Since that time he has lectured widely on the subject of occupational stress and bullying claims. He was junior counsel in the successful bullying case of WATERS v CHIEF Metropolitan Police Comr [2000] 1 WLR 1607, JL. He is currently instructed in the case of Barber v Somerset County Council, (psychiatric injury caused by overwork) which is due to be heard by the House of Lords in February 2004. He has been a CEDR accredited Mediator since 2000 and has taken part in many personal injury mediations.

Jenny Kennedy is a partner in the personal injury and clinical negligence department of Anthony Gold & Co on London’s Southbank. She is a member of both the Law Society’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Panels, on the referral panel of the Spinal Injuries Association and Headway, and a member of APIL.

Eliot Woolf is a barrister at 199 Strand London. He specializes in all aspects of personal injury and clinical negligence, appearing on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants. He has a particular interest in accidents that occur abroad (including holiday claims), together with Fatal Accidents Act claims. He appears regularly at the CICA and at Inquests.


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