Douglas Denton

Douglas Denton

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 0151 243 6000

Year of call: 1997

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Douglas was employed at the Home Office prior to being called to the Bar. Following call he completed a Master of Law degree at the University of Cambridge (commercial) and thereafter worked in the corporate and commercial litigation departments of a leading commercial law firm. Douglas has developed a practice encompassing personal injury, industrial disease, professional negligence and commercial litigation.

Expertise

  • Personal Injury

    Regularly instructed in employers’ liability cases, occupiers liability, road traffic litigation including fraud and LVI claims and local authority claims.

    CRU and CICA appeals.

    Has considerable experience in insurance disputes, including contractual interpretation, coverage disputes, misrepresentation and non-disclosure issues.

    Inquests.

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  • Professional Negligence

    Recent cases include claims against solicitors, insurance brokers and accountants.

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  • Company and Commercial

    • Sale and supply of goods and services
    • Directors disputes
    • Personal and corporate insolvency
    • Contractual disputes very often with an insurance element.
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  • Disease

    Has considerable experience in disease cases particularly, but not exclusively, involving mesothelioma and other asbestos related conditions, upper limb disorders, HAVS, noise-induced hearing, limitation, causation and apportionment.

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