Alex Brown, Partner

I am Partner in the Personal and Medical Injury team here at Dean Wilson LLP. Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2011, I have now worked with people who have suffered the most serious injuries for over 10 years.

Specialisms

My specialism is working with people who suffer the most serious injuries such as brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputations. These can be caused by:

  • Road traffic accidents including Cars, Bicycles and Pedestrians
  • Accidents at Work
  • Medical Negligence/Injury
  • Faulty Products
  • Criminal Injuries from violence and sexual attacks

I got into this area of law as a result of my younger brother having Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and have always been heavily involved in care work and care packages for most of my life.

In 2014 I was recognised by the Legal 500 for the work I did in the case of AA v (1) CC (2)MIB[2013] EWHC 3679 (QB) which dealt with a complex issue of a client who suffered a severe brain injury in a car accident who lost mental capacity to manage his own financial affairs. I managed to successfully argue for annual payments every year for the rest of his life even if he regained capacity on the basis of Quasi-Deputyship. Working with Andrew Ritchie QC of 9 Gough Square and Erica Power of Crown Office Chambers.

In 2016, I settled a severe brain injury claim for a client who was knocked from their bicycle and lost capacity to manage their own affairs. Working with Grahame Aldous QC of 9 Gough Square who led Richard Wilkinson of Temple Garden Chambers, compensation of £2 million pounds by way of a lump sum and annual payments of £60,000 for life were secured.

I successfully reached a settlement for a client in 2017 who suffered a below the knee amputation after being knocked of their motorcycle. Ensuring the client got access to a top of the range prosthetic limb allowing the client to return to a good level of pre accident function, we settled the claim for approximately £2 million. I worked with Andrew Ritchie QC of 9 Gough Square in achieving this excellent outcome.

In 2016 I was regarded as an Associate to Watch by Chambers & Partner where they said “shows competence beyond his years, and is certainly someone to watch out for.”

The Chambers & Partner Guide in 2017 said that : Clients say“He always makes time for our questions. He’s dedicated, he gives guidance, he’s a really good communicator.” [Alex] acts for a wide range of clients who have suffered serious and traumatic injuries. I was again regarded as an Associate to Watch.

Outside of work I try to do my bit for charity and stupidly have done 2 marathons, London to Brighton bike ride (x3), London to Surrey 100 mile ride and the odd obstacle course usually involving mud, water and plenty of pain!