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Fieldfisher strengthens Personal Injury team with new partner



United Kingdom

European law firm Fieldfisher is pleased to announce that Keith Barrett will be joining the firm's Personal Injury team as a partner on 3rd January 2017. Keith was previously a partner at Irwin Mitchell where he worked for nearly twenty years.

Keith has represented victims of road crashes, accidents in the work place and accidents in public places. He has a particular interest in amputation cases and child injury cases. He is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor to take over cases from other firms.

Keith has built a reputation as a leading individual in the aviation sector representing individuals who have suffered serious injuries, as well as the families of individuals who suffered fatal injuries arising from domestic air crashes. He has worked on a range of cases including representing the family of the late Flt. Lt Sean Cunningham, a member of the Red Arrows who sustained fatal injuries in an incident which took place at RAF Scampton.

Keith has been recognised as a leading individual in both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories.

Commenting on the appointment, Paul McNeil, head of Medical Negligence & Personal Injury at Fieldfisher, said: "Keith is one of the go to people for accidents in the serious injury and aviation sectors. He has worked hard to build up a fantastic reputation in the personal injury field. Keith provides further strength and depth to our serious injury and air crash claims offering and I am delighted he is joining us."

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