Ruth Markham

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Ruth joined BHP Law in March 2014 as an Associate and was also made Head of the Personal Injury team in July 2014.

Ruth began her career 9 years ago after graduating from Northumbria University; Ruth is also a former member of the Bar Council before cross qualifying as a Solicitor. 

Since becoming a solicitor, Ruth has specialised in personal injury 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 as well as previous insurers; particularly in specialism areas of catastrophic injury, clinical negligence and high value employers and public liability claims.

Ruth routinely deals with complex and large loss matters. Ruth has a excellent reputation for the excellent customer service and professionalism in the areas in which she specialises.

Her own case load focuses on high value and complex matters. She has an excellent understanding of insurance litigation; and whilst her case load is focused on her specialisms, she does have extensive experience in all areas of Personal injury; including employers and public liability, industrial disease, road traffic claims, catastrophic injury and clinical negligence claims.  


Client Comments

"I am very satisfied with the service I have received regarding my legal problem. Ruth has been very helpful and explained in detail every part of the service she would be providing. Under her guidance I think we will have a very strong case and a quick result!"

With thanks, S. Harwood


"...Thanks for being so understanding with my case, I felt very comfortable being able to speak with you and your advice was very helpful."

Thanks, G. Johnston.


"Ruth has been looking after me regarding a medical negligence claim. I have found her to be very professional and informative. All the legal terminology has been explained in full by Ruth in terms that I totally understood. I feel that Ruth is exploring every avenue possible regarding my claim as she keeps me informed at every stage."

With thanks, V. Gardner

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