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Roger André

Year of call:
1999
Education:
1999
Inns of Court School of Law, BVC (Advanced Diploma in Professional Legal Skills)
1998
LLB (Hons) (2:1)
Career:
2000
Pupil at the chambers of Rt Hon Denzil Davies MP
2001
Tenant at above
2003
Tenant at 30 Park Square Chambers (later Sovereign Chambers)
2015
Sovereign Chambers becomes Park Square Barristers
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit
Personal Injuries Bar Association

Roger André deals exclusively with defending against alleged insurance fraud and is instructed by most of the country’s leading solicitors (including insurance panel members). He appears in courts across the country on a weekly basis.

Roger André exclusively defends against alleged insurance fraud.

Expertise

Roger represents, advises and drafts pleadings where allegations or imputations of fraud arise. His expertise includes numerous trials concerning alleged road-traffic-accident fraud rings, staged collisions, phantom passengers, slam-on collisions, exaggeration and costs.

He has built up a considerable practice in defending claims involving low-speed impact collisions (LVIs). Roger also has considerable experience in defending substantial credit-hire claims, with expertise in enforceability arguments. He thrives on arguing technical points, such as loss-of-profit and -use arguments

Roger André is an established practitioner in exclusively acting for Defendants in opportunistic and planned fraud / dishonesty. He has built a reputation for going the extra mile in his advice and forensic cross examination. Roger has been at the forefront of costs at trial level, and has achieved scores of Fundamental Dishonesty findings, in his prolific trial practice.

Being on panel of a major insurer and instructed by leading firms of solicitors, Roger has for several years, and continues, typically to defended 2 to 4 insurance fraud / dishonesty trials every week, across England & Wales. Roger has settled pleadings in complex, contempt proceedings, where he obtained permission for full hearing.

Travel Fraud

Before focusing on road traffic fraud, Roger had previously acted in cases concerning travel law, such as poolside slips and an inquest for a travel law firm. In 2018 he presented a seminar on costs and fundamental dishonesty in the travel arena.

Trial work

His cross-examination manner has a forensic attention to detail. His wealth of experience leads to a strategic approach to advising his clients throughout the litigation process. Solicitors have said of Roger’s preparation and presentation of complex trials and applications, that he is known for ‘going the extra mile’.

Lecturing

Roger has delivered seminars on topics such as credit hire, similar-fact evidence, costs,   Jackson reforms, enforcement of costs, fundamental dishonesty, contempt proceedings, and travel law costs. He has written articles for leading journals.

Contact Roger’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250