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Judge Scathing of Insurers “Hired Gun” Defendant Expert

A Judge awarded damages to a Claimant in a case where a Defendant insurer had tried everything they could to try and defeat a diminution case. This included obtaining Defendant Expert evidence from a “Hired Gun” who was not even an expert in diminution. Hired Gun In the Judgement, the Judge ruled: “Under cross examination… Read more »


Clifford James has been shortlisted for prestigious Modern Law Awards

Clifford James has been shortlisted for the Modern Law Awards in the ABS of the year up to 50 employees category. Director, Emma Bell, commented “The journey to where Clifford James is today has been exciting and emotional. From humble beginnings of Clifford James, we have promoted diminution claims to the mass market, despite diminution being… Read more »


Clients Rate Diminution Claims Service for Excellence

Diminution Claims Service – Client Satisfaction At Clifford James Consultants we are always pleased to receive feedback from our clients about our Diminution Claims Service. A recent survey of our clients rated our Diminution Claims Service very high with 9.1 out of 10* for satisfaction. Here are just some of the comments our clients made: – Mr… Read more »


Clifford James Consultants to become Alternative Business Structure

Clifford James Consultants are pleased to announce that the firm will become an Alternative Business Structure (ABS), regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as of 1st April 2013. Commercial Director, Emma Bell, commented “This is a fantastic step for the firm which will allow us to provide an even faster, more efficient service to all our… Read more »


Clifford James attain Investors in People Bronze Standard

Clifford James Consultants are proud to announce that we have been successfully awarded the Investors in People Bronze Award on our first assessment. Chris Jones of IDG said in his report “It is abundantly clear that all staff are committed to the success of Clifford James and feel a strong degree of loyalty to the… Read more »


£20,000.00 Diminution Damages Recovered on Aston Martin DB4 Series 5

Clifford James Consultants have successfully represented a client who owns an Aston Martin DB4 Series 5, which lost £20,000.00 following a road traffic accident. The rare and uncommon 1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series 5 Vantage, was structurally damaged when it suffered a rear end shunt pushing it into another vehicle in front. The repairs cost… Read more »


Clifford James provide the Cutting Edge for Client at Court

It was not just an expert report that paved the way for a Clifford James Consultants client to succeed with their claim for diminution. In a trial recently complex legal argument in defence was overcome with Clifford James expertise leading to a successful result. Without this the case may have failed. Commenting on the case,… Read more »