Expertise

Prior to taking charge of business development and marketing, Stuart was a practising personal injury and aviation lawyer. Stuart acted for claimants in UK and international aviation cases and has expertise in high-value and complex personal injury and fatal accident claims. He has been involved in a number of high-profile trials in London as well as cases in the United States and Europe.

Recognition

As a lawyer, Stuart was top ranked within Chambers and was noted as a leading litigator in The Legal 500. Chambers noted that he “deals with incredibly complex, high-value cases”.

Experience

Case highlights include:

  • Representation of passengers injured following the crash landing of BA038 at Heathrow in January 2008
  • Representation of victims of Ladbroke Grove rail accident including resolution of the largest fatal accident claim
  • Representation of the estate of Richard Lloyd, a well known racing driver and team manager following an air crash at Biggin Hill.

Career

Stuart qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and joined Stewarts in 1998. He was appointed as a partner and the Head of Business Development and Marketing at the firm in 2000.

Accreditations and Memberships

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (Fellow)
  • The American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • PEOPIL (Pan European organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers)

Personal

Stuart lives in London, is married to Lucy and has three daughters. He plays football and runs marathons – two so far.