Tim Meakin

Biography

Timâ??s practice focuses on personal injury and professional negligence claims, advising and litigating on behalf of individuals, companies, defence organisations, insurers and group actions participants. His clinical negligence and healthcare practice focuses on maximum severity injury claims, including birth related injuries and associated severe brain injury cases. He has an extensive practice in severe traumatic injury and fatal accident cases and undertakes serious personal injury work from county court to appellate level, on behalf of claimants and defendants. He also has a specialist interest in sports law, accepting instructions from sportsmen and major sporting bodies, and also in claims against the Ministry of Defence. In addition to which he has a wealth of experience of group actions, in particular, representing claimantsâ?? who have suffered child abuse. He appears before disciplinary tribunals and at inquests.

Tim is described in Chambers and Partners 2010 as â??hard workingâ? and is praised for possessing â??effective negotiation skills which help to bring about the prompt settlement of claimsâ?. In 2011 the publication also noted that â??Timothy Meakin acts for both claimants and defendants, and routinely works on prominent, high-value casesâ?¦.â? He is also recommended by the Legal 500.

Tim has contributed for many years to leading publications in his specialist field of practice. In addition to which he regularly provides seminars for solicitors and other organisations on selected topics, most recently on the Limitation Act, Fatal Accidents Act, Aspects of Sports Law and Practice and Procedure under CPR Parts 6 & 7. Tim has also sat, for the past five years, as a Part time Tribunal Judge for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal.

Year Qualified

1989