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Insight: Utmost confidentiality in complex case

Objective:

With liability established, to assist in the successful settlement of a significant £20 million loss-of-earnings claim following the serious injury of the Claimant, a high-profile, Triple-A Investment Fund Manager in a Road Traffic Accident.

Client:

  • Band 1 rated Solicitor
  • Leading figure in National Personal Injury Defence
  • Representative of RBS

Target:

A detailed report to verify current and future earning levels and projected career path involving:

  • History, and dynamics of market
  • Definitions and descriptions of perceived and actual remuneration levels
  • Interplay between remuneration, market conditions and performance
  • Fund Manager recruitment, ease of movement between Funds, and associated risks
  • Attitudes and expectations surrounding retirement

Challenge:

To build a strong and irrefutable profile of the Claimant’s current and projected earnings and career path, had the accident not happened.

Search plan:

To identify and complete in-depth and confidential interviews with key individuals, to explore experiences, views and opinions.

  • 10 Triple A-rated Investment Fund Managers
  • 20 City and Business Leaders to cross-refer responses
  • In-depth field-based research to help build an accurate profile and corroborate findings

Outcome:

  • Insight incorporated as key part of Defence strategy
  • Successful ‘out-of-court’ negotiation of £15 million landmark settlement
  • Positive outcome for both Claimant and Defendant

“All reports have been produced with sometimes demanding deadlines and always to the required quality, and all claims dealt with have been settled out of court. We would have no hesitation using Edward Drummond again.”

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