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          Bilal Mirza


          Bilal is a Partner with 20 years' experience of working with the insurance industry for insurers and re-insurers. He specialises in catastrophic and large loss personal injury claims as well as sports law.



          Complex and Major Injury

          Bilal regularly advises on catastrophic claims involving brain injury, spinal injury and amputations as well as unusual or bespoke claims.

          Bilal regularly advises on high value, catastrophic and complex personal injury matters with experience of cases involving PPOs, both variable and stepped, including risk of provisional damages. Notable landmark cases include Ure v Ure 2007 the first general insurer PPO settlement case.

          His sports law practice includes dealing with all insurance related sports matters, policy wording, indemnity issues, defending sports-related injuries and litigation arising from amateur, semi-professional, professional level for clubs, teams and individuals as well as sports governing bodies and organisation.

          Whilst taking a tough stance when necessary Bilal often engages with claimants and their legal team at an early stage adopting a proactive and pragmatic approach working towards the best outcome for all.

          Bilal has an active interest in all things motor sports including motorbikes, karting, rallying and F1 and is an active member of the GRRC motor racing club as well as a Southampton FC supporter. He ran his own kart racing team at University!

          "Bilal is one to watch."

          Chambers and Partners