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        Deirdre Burgess

        Director

        Deirdre is a Director at DWF and has extensive experience of defending complex and high value personal injury claims.
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        Insurance

        Deirdre, a Director based in London, joined DWF 4 years ago. She has over 20 years relevant experience working for several insurance companies on large complex injury claims involving liability and quantum issues.

        Deirdre started her career working for Thompsons during which time she acted for Claimants. She moved to the Defendant side, 20 years ago, working initially for the in-house lawyers of The Co-Operative Insurance and then at Greenwoods before joining DWF LLP in the Catastrophic Injury and Insurance Team.

        Deirdre has extensive experience of defending road traffic accident claims and has a particular interest in fatal accident claims. Deirdre is focused, mathematically adept and forensic. She is organised and takes a pragmatic and commercial approach when running cases.

        Deirdre's current case load includes fatalities, serious orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain cases, brain injuries as well as suspected exaggerated and fraudulent claims. Deirdre is routinely chosen by clients for her ability to deal with high profile and difficult cases and for her strategic insight.