Matthew Kerruish-Jones

Bright, technical and client-focussed. A very safe pair of hands who will always advise practically and in a commercial context. A strong junior, apt for advising commercially on claims in today's progressive insurance world.

Thom Lumley, instructing Solicitor

Matthew Kerruish-Jones

  • Called in 2003

Personal Injury

Matthew regularly acts for defendant insurers in multi-track claims and undertakes work in all areas of the personal injury field, particularly those which involve complex technical issues and expert evidence beyond that of clinicians. He acts for a number of local authorities and public bodies, local and national transport companies, as well as private companies and individuals.

Examples of notable personal injury and damages claims include:

Saunders v FTM Employer’s liability; crush injury by forklift.

A v BS Employer’s liability (over £1 million claimed)

Ruff v Chief Constable of Sussex Employer’s liability; firearms officer injured in training

W v HSS Breach of contract; negligence; injuries sustained at sea on powerboat trip

MM v AP Fire damage claim to 30 vehicles in airport car park (multi track); negligence and damages

J v B Credit Hire claim (multi track); insolvent claimant

Cavell v Transport for London  Application to resile from admission of liability. Note of Judgment

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Appointments & Memberships

Health and Safety Lawyers Association
Criminal Bar Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

Education & Qualifications

Manchester Metropolitan University, BVC
College of Law, PgDL
University of Manchester, Russian Studies BA (Hons)
Moscow State Linguistic University
Marlborough College, Wiltshire

Personal Interests

Married with children. Matthew enjoys skiing and motorcycling.