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You may be able to make a claim for compensation due to suffering an accident at work.

Health and safety procedures may not have been properly followed or equipment you were using may have been faulty leading to the cause of your accident.

 

How We Can Help You

— Falls from Height
— Workplace Slip & Trip Claims
— Manual Handling Claims
— Defective Work Equipment Claims
— Head Injuries; Back Injuries; Broken Bones; Burns, Scars & Lacerations

You may be able to make a claim for compensation due to suffering an accident at work.

Health and safety procedures may not have been properly followed or equipment you were using may have been faulty leading to the cause of your accident.

Your employer has a legal duty to ensure you are safe at work. Amongst other things they need to undertake risk assessments; make sure you’re properly trained; provide you with suitable work and personal protective equipment and in general provide safe working systems.

Our initial consultations are free and enable us to gather the information that we require to decide whether you have a claim with good prospects of success.

It is important to contact us as soon as possible after your accident. The limitation date (the last date on which you can take legal action against the guilty employer) is usually on the 3rd anniversary of the accident. There are some exceptions to this which we can explain if relevant. Some simple cases may settle in a few months, whereas more complex cases will take longer.

Funding

We run the vast majority of Accident at Work Claims on a No Win No Fee basis. That means you don’t pay anything upfront, and, in the vast majority of cases, there is nothing to pay if your claim is unsuccessful.  If your claim succeeds, your opponent pays most of your legal fees, with anything outstanding (usually only an agreed success fee) coming out of your compensation.

For more information please visit our Fees & Funding page.

 

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Director

Saloud joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2012 after graduating from Brunel University obtaining a first class degree in Economics. Saloud became a Partner in 2018.
Saloud is a qualified Costs Lawyer and leads the firm’s internal costs drafting and costs litigation department, ranging from legal aid to private client.

In recent years Saloud has established a very successful client base and receives instructions ranging from Top 100 firms to Sole Practitioners. Saloud specialises in legal aid costs and provides a wealth of experience with preparing claim forms, drafting bill of costs, complex high cost case plans, points of dispute and replies and advising on general billing procedures.

Saloud is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL).

Saloud was appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Review Panel as an Independent Costs Assessor in August 2021.

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Saloud is our cost draftsman and he has made a massive difference to the efficiency of this practice and my day to day working life! He has extensive knowledge of criminal legal aid billing and has been able to guide and advise all our staff in this area. He is easy to approach and friendly as well as incredibly efficient and hardworking. He provides an excellent level of service to our firm. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

 

Shila Kesvari, Partner Of Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson

Saloud Zaman receives my instructions in respect of preparing my criminal and prison law bills which are submitted to the Legal Aid Agency for assessment and payment. I would describe Saloud as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and guidance in respect of billing files correctly in accordance with the provisions as set out under the Legal Aid contract. Saloud's approach has always been professional yet approachable as he always provides solid and clear advice as and when required. Saloud is also exceptionally hardworking and very diligent. He provides a professional service throughout and comes highly recommended.

 

Semin Taner, Associate Of Russell-Cooke Solicitors

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Simon Grove, Partner Of JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors

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