Antonia Ford

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Overview

Year of call: 2017
Areas of specialism:
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
Qualifications:
  • 1996: Bsc Genetics Newcastle University
  • 1997: CPE Westminster University
  • 2016: Bar Transfer Test - BPP
Notable Cases:
  • Smith & Heaps v Doncaster MBC - Successful defence of motor fraud claim which formed the basis of the IFB’s first ‘Crash for Cash’ prosecution
  • Dawson v Hargreaves - BNP councillor accused of fraud. Defence involved arguments in respect to indemnity and collusion
  • X v Pizza Hut - 4.2 million pound claim involving arson/smoke dynamics, immigration, Novus Actus Interveniens and capacity
  • Sonographer Multi-Party Action - Defence of large NHS Trust against multi Claimant case for WRULD
  • Needle Stick Small Claims Project - Successfully argued that numerous needle stick claims failed to exceed the fast-track threshold for large Council
  • Successfully defended professional negligence claim against mechanic for the negligent service of a vehicle