Michael Shaw is a consultant for the firm and has extensive experience in representing clients (claimants and defendants) for professional and clinical negligence, general commercial and consumer litigation cases.
Michael is a specialist clinical and professional negligence counsel, with over 7 years’ previous experience in this area as a solicitor. During his career, he has dealt with the whole array of claims. Michael’s practice includes dealing with advice on liability, quantum (including loss of earnings, care and infant settlement) and evidence; drafting of pleadings; Part 18 Requests for Further Information and Part 35 Questions to Experts. He has an interest in product liability cases. Michael has represented several clients in this area in cases valued at over £1,000,000.
Michael is not afraid to champion those claimants who have been wronged by professionals who hold themselves out to offer a minimum standard of specific professional services. In 2014, Michael brought a claim against former MMR vaccine claimant solicitors in a case which lead to him being featured on the front page of the Times newspaper and in the online pages of the Guardian and the Law Gazette. Michael has successfully fought and won several professional negligence claims in various areas.