Roger qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 and joined Weightmans in March 2018 as an associate in the casualty team in Birmingham.
He has worked predominantly for local authorities and insurers during his career and has extensive experience of dealing with a range of claims on their behalf. He has particular expertise in highways and property damage claims; dealing with an array of claims involving personal injury, fraud, nuisance, trees, subsidence, flooding and fire. He is also experienced in occupiers and housing claims, and claims involving stress, bullying and abuse.
As part of his work, Roger has experience of dealing with injunctions; ADR, including mediation and JSMs; advocacy for a range of interim applications and at management hearings; and pursued cases to trial and appeal. He acted for the successful party in the Court of Appeal case of Vernon Knight Associates v Cornwall Council .
Roger has previously spoken at external seminars and assisted in delivering external training such as mock trials.