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Mike qualified in 1993 and became a partner in 1998. Heading up our Southampton office, he has twenty years’ experience of defendant insurance litigation for insurers and their individual and corporate policyholders. He handles motor and EL/PL claims of all value including those of highest severity, involving amputation, paralysis, brain or spinal injury. He has specialist knowledge of high value claims in foreign jurisdictions and has handled the Court of Appeal case of: Price v Price  and the High Court case of Toropdar v D  which established the right of an insurer to bring a claim for a declaration on liability when faced with a reluctant claimant.
Mike is a regular speaker on a broad range of topics relating to catastrophic claims including periodical payments, care costs, life expectancy and multipliers. He has handled many periodic payment cases and has extensive experience of drafting, checking and calculating PPOs.
Latest Insights by Mike Renshaw
Client Alerts 04/11/2020
ASHE figures for 2020 were published on 3 November 2020. The average increase over the 60th to 90th centiles is 4.98%, the highest increase for 13 years. The average increase in 2019 was 3.78% and the year before was 3.5% so this is a fairly significant jump.
The ONS published updated mortality data in December 2019. This showed a significant reduction from life expectancy predictions between 2008 and 2016.
Client Alerts 24/09/2018
The Government Actuary’s Department published a report on 5 September 2018 to assist the Scottish Government in setting the Discount Rate.
Client Alerts 14/05/2018
We have put together a table which sets out the amendment to the draft bill.
Lord Faulks has tabled an amendment to the Civil Liability Bill. We take a look at the proposals and the implications they may have on the discount rate.
Following the MOJ's response to the Consultation on the Personal Injury Discount Rate, Keoghs' Complex Injury team has launched their free to use online Ogden multiplier calculator.