Alan Jacobs

Chambers Mediator

“…brought gravitas and a high level of understanding to the mediation and he developed rapport wonderfully.” – Client Feedback

Languages: English

Alan Jacobs has been involved in dispute resolution for over 30 years, is a senior partner at top 50 law firm, Mills & Reeve, having previously worked at the international law firm, DLA Piper. His mediation work includes a wide spectrum of personal injury and clinical negligence claims, his area of expertise as a lawyer, but Alan consistently mediates disputes in many other sectors and is a member of the Court of Appeal Mediation Panel that deals with commercial and personal injury claims referred to mediation by the Court.

Professional Background

Alan is a partner at the Birmingham office of Mills & Reeve. He has considerable experience in handling serious RTA, employers’ liability and public liability claims, which include traumatically induced injuries, chest diseases, fibromyalgia and repetitive strain injuries. He has worked extensively with household name insurance companies and self-insured’s as well as injured claimants and their families. Chambers & Partners Directory to the Legal Profession recommends Alan as a ‘Key Individual’ in the field of personal injury. Beyond that expertise Alan’s background is as a general litigation lawyer covering all aspects of commercial disputes, particularly including breach of contract across sectors such as Banking and Finance, Energy, and Technology.

Expertise

  • Agency Agreement
  • Banking & Finance
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • ICT
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • NHS & Healthcare
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Sale of Goods & Services