Ruth Markham
Partner Service areas: Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, Accidents At Work, Road Traffic Accidents

Ruth is a former member of the Bar Council before cross qualifying as a solicitor. She joined BHP Law in March 2014 as an associate and was made head of the personal injury team in the same year. Since becoming a solicitor, Ruth has specialised in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation for clients and has worked with both claimants and defendants, which provides insight for the clients when looking for the best overall settlement. Ruth has achieved successful results for numerous clients and routinely deals with complex and large loss matters. She has an excellent reputation for her high standard of customer service and professionalism in her specialist areas of catastrophic injury, industrial disease, road traffic claims, clinical negligence and high value employers and public liability claims.

"I have worked with Ruth for the last 5 ½ years. Her focus is always on achieving the best possible outcome for the client and she works determinedly to achieve this. She is client focused, developing a brilliant professional relationship with clients, which means she can achieve the best possible result for them. Clients can be assured with Ruth of an individualised service and a solicitor who will fight for them." - Helen Pagett, Barrister, Crown Office Chambers 

Qualifications: Northumbria University Exempting degree incorporating the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) – LLB Hons exempting

Year admitted as a solicitor: 2005

Professional memberships: Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

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