Duncan Rutter - DAC Beachcroft

Duncan Rutter's Expertise


Duncan Rutter

Duncan is a solicitor advocate with rights of audience in all higher courts. He has specialised in personal injury litigation since 1988.

Duncan has handled a wide range of RTA, EL and PL claims, including clinical negligence, disease and complex and high value claims. He also has wide experience of Health & Safety and Moor Prosecution work. He now deals almost exclusively with Catastrophic Injury claims, particularly those relating to brain and spinal injury.

Duncan is widely recognised as a leader in his field. He is a member of the firm’s national Catastrophic Injury group. His key client is Allianz Insurance plc.

Recent cases include:

  • Roebuck v Mungovin (House of Lords).
  • Kane v New Forest District Council (Court of Appeal).
  • Aer Lingus v Gildacroft et al (Court of Appeal).
  • Howell-Williams v Wood et al (Court of Appeal).

In addition, Duncan is a Past President of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.