Caroline Jennings - Fraudulent Insurance Claims
Caroline is a panel barrister for a major group of insurers. She has extensive experience in drafting robust pleadings in cases of suspected fraudulent road traffic accidents as well as Part 20 Claims, Part 18 and Part 35 requests and interlocutory applications.
Caroline is frequently instructed to test the credibility of witness evidence in conference and advise generally as to prospects of successfully pursuing a matter to trial following review of the evidence. As well as undertaking interlocutory hearings, Caroline is regularly instructed to trial in both Fast Track and Multi Track matters and has experience of induced and staged accidents, bogus passengers, LVI, exaggerated personal injury and inconsistent damage.
Caroline has dealt with many cases involving the MIB and claims involving complex arguments surrounding Article 75. She is experienced in both pleading and arguing s.152 RTA matters and seeking and resisting declaratory proceedings.
Having dealt with multiple personal injury multi track matters, Caroline has much experience in dealing with Costs and Case Management Hearings as well as advising on and revising Precedent H forms.
Caroline has been awarded three scholarships from Lincoln’s Inn – Eastham Scholarship, Lord Haldane Scholarship, and Hardwicke Scholarship.
BA(Hons) History. University of Leeds. First Class.
GDL and BVC. BPP Law School, London.
Bar Pro Bono Unit
Free Representation Unit
Regularly advises both respondents and claimants in matters relating to discrimination, unfair dismissal and redundancies, among other areas. She has experience of complex contentious work, representing clients in both the Employment Tribunal and EAT. She also assists clients with difficult internal investigations. Strengths: "She is very sensitive with confidential matters and she definitely gets the message and her case across." "She is very sensible and very approachable. She does not overcomplicate issues and makes my life as a solicitor easier."
Chambers UK 2017