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Don is director of strategy at Keoghs, working closely with the market affairs team, and has additional responsibilities in relation to sales, new service development and client relationship management. He has specialised in defendant personal injury litigation since 1987 and has experience of dealing with catastrophic injury claims arising from employers' liability, public liability and motor policies. In 2002 he moved into the counter-fraud arena and has extensive experience in working with clients in relation to their counter-fraud strategies.

More recently, Don has worked closely with a number of compensators in relation to defining and maintaining a sensible strategy towards the credit hire market and helping them to develop processes and procedures geared towards equitable settlements.

A former president of FOIL (Forum of Insurance Lawyers), and its current treasurer, Don has been a member since early in its inception and has been a member of the executive since 2009. He was also a member of the Civil Justice Council′s working party on the implementation of Lord Justice Jackson′s civil justice reforms. Additionally he was appointed in 2014 by the MOJ to a “core” working group to implement the Government′s whiplash reform programme published in October 2013 which eventually, amongst other things, led to the introduction of MedCo and a new fixed fee for medical reports in whiplash cases. Don has frequently presented on LASPO implementation and the continuing consequences of the LASPO reforms.

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What If

Blogs 10/06/2019

PM Fallout

Looking at the facts, we know the UK will leave the EU, whether or not there is a deal in place on the 31st October. Whilst it is possible that any Prime Minister could potentially seek an extension, it is a matter of fact that the EU has consistently insisted that there will be no more negotiation and that this is a final deadline...