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Cathrine Grubb

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In addition to her busy PI practice, Cathrine is an author of Butterworth’s Personal Injury Litigation Service Division I and has delivered the Personal Injury elective on the LPC at Cardiff Law School.

She has a wide range of experience acting for both Claimants and Defendants in all areas of the field including the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal and inquests, with extensive experience in RTA claims including credit hire. 

She has a particular interest in claims with a foreign element, appearing regularly in claims concerning accidents occurring abroad and having written the relevant chapter on jurisdiction and applicable law in Butterworth’s Personal Injury Litigation Service. 

Cathrine acts in industrial disease matters, most notably the NIHL case of Smith v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change [2013] EWCA Civ 1585, where she successfully represented the claimant in an appeal concerning pre-action disclosure. 

Cathrine is a member of PIBA and contributes to various publications. Her contributions include:

  • Butterworth’s Personal Injury Litigation Service Division I

- Part A: General Principles of Compensation
- Part B4: Claims with a Foreign Element
- Part I: Special Aspects of Future Loss
- Part O: Finalising the Award or Settlement

  • I can see Clearly Now... 164 NLJ 7595, February 2015. Examines principles relevant to an application for pre-action disclosure in industrial disease cases.
  • Civil War? 163 NLJ 7563, June 2013. Comments on the effect of s. 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 in employers’ liability claims.
  • Lords Protect Workers Rights’, Solicitors Journal, March 2013.
  • Sporting Chance, 161 NLJ 312, March 2011.  Examines the legal principles applied to sports-related cases.
  • Sutton v Syston Rugby Football Club Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1182 PI Law Journal Nov 2011 examines the duty to inspect a pitch prior to a rugby match.


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