Austin Newman

Year of call 1987

Personal Injury

Austin has a broad and well-established Personal Injury practice.

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical negligence
  • Accidents in the workplace and industrial disease
  • Inquests
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Sporting injuries
  • Accidents at school

He advises and appears in a wide range of actions for personal injury, with particular emphasis on industrial and sporting accidents, regularly appearing on behalf of claimants in contested claims before both the High Court and County Court.

Austin has regularly attended inquests on behalf of insurers and other interested parties.

Austin has considerable experience in bringing claims before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, especially on behalf of severely brain damaged or sexually abused applicants, and challenging decisions by way of Judicial Review proceedings.

Notable Cases

Austin prosecutes on behalf of the Trading Standards Authorities and has appeared on behalf of Local Authorities in environmental cases and public interest immunity applications.

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