Libby qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and has worked in defendant personal injury since starting her training contract in 2000. She joined Keoghs in April 2015 and her practice area is varied.
Libby is instructed to advise in large loss and catastrophic claims involving complex employers’ liability issues, public liability and road traffic accidents, brain injury (with a particular specialism in subtle brain injury claims), spinal injuries, chronic pain and work related stress claims. Libby frequently delivers training on her specialist areas to insurers and their insured clients.
Libby is the lead contact for Keoghs’ Special Interest Group focusing on brain injury.
Latest Insights by Libby Ferrie
The recent decision of Master Davison in Mustard v Flower (“Part 2”) hit the headlines primarily due to the decision concerning contingent pleading of fundamental dishonesty. However, there was a sting in the tail for the claimant’s legal team who, to our mind, failed to abide by the clear tenor and wording of an earlier order controlling expert evidence. The context of the decision is a case of alleged mDAI (microscopic diffuse axonal injury) and developing research. Brain Injury Special Interest Group Lead, Libby Ferrie, examines the case and some new research.
Partner and lead for Keoghs' Brain Injury Special Interest Group, Libby Ferrie, takes a look at the growing understanding of brain injury in sports, and the implications this has on injury claims, as eight former rugby players enter claims for early onset dementia.
Client Alerts 27/05/2020
This question was considered by HHJ Hedley in the trial of McCullough v University of Leicester, handled by Keoghs partner Libby Ferrie and Mark Blann, Claims Specialist at Allianz.