Accreditations

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with all aspects of insurance-related matters. We are nationally recognised as providing an excellent level of service to our clients and have a successful track record in achieving exceptional results.

The team is recognised by Legal 500 as a player in the South along with other large firms such as Berrymans Lace Mawer and Kennedys and Greenwoods. Kelvin Farmaner’s team at Trethowans LLP is 'excellent and progressive' and stands out for its 'clear and strategic advice to foreign insurers.' Kelvin is recommended as a 'robust but realistic negotiator who can be relied upon to provide a constructive and analytical approach.'

Insurance litigation team leader Kelvin Farmaner also achieves recognition with a ranking in the UK- wide Chambers & Partners Guide. Chambers (2017) states that Kelvin has a very strong reputation for his work defending complex and high-value personal injury claims - with clients describing him as "very thorough, dedicated and knowledgeable."

Chambers (2017) also states that Bethany Blamire is frequently instructed on claims with international elements. Sources say that "she's just really efficient and very good" and "has experience beyond her years - her decisions are like that of a senior partner."

 Trethowans is an active member of Foil (Forum of Insurance Lawyers). 

 

 

 

Kelvin Farmaner and Bethany Blamire are members of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel.Law Society Personal Injury

 

Meet the team

Sarah Wheadon
Partner
Health & Safety and Regulatory
Southampton
023 8082 0485
07881 343975
Health & Safety and Regulatory
Bethany Blamire
Partner
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0549
07500 935 694
Insurance Litigation
Kelvin Farmaner
Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution Group
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0527
07500 935 553
Insurance Litigation
Chris Whiteley
Managing Partner
Personal Injury
Salisbury
01722 426921
07884 184 580
Personal Injury
James Braund
Senior Associate
Personal Injury
Southampton
01202 339014
07887 525 415
Personal Injury
James Parsons
Consultant Solicitor
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0455
07970 191 514
Insurance Litigation
Andrew Boba
Paralegal
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0495
Insurance Litigation
Julie Helling
Paralegal
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0521
Insurance Litigation
Victoria Barrington
Legal Secretary
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0520
Insurance Litigation
Angela Fraser
Legal Secretary
Insurance Litigation
Southampton
023 8082 0517
Insurance Litigation

First person - Insurance litigation

Kelvin Farmaner