We are delighted to invite you to our Challenging Fraudulent Claims seminar.

Join Paul Russell KC and Helen Waller who will provide tips, tricks, and tactics to help defendants identify and tackle fraudulent claims.

Paul and Helen will also be joined by our guest speaker, Professor Steven Kemp, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, who will be speaking on the topic of ‘How does brain injury, functional neurological disorder (FND) and malingering look different in clinic?’.


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How do brain injury, functional neurological disorder (FND) and malingering look different in clinics?’

Professor Steven Kemp


Challenging Fraudulent Claims

Paul Russell KC and Helen Waller



Paul Russell KC

Paul has a strong reputation in the specialist fields of personal injury, clinical negligence and professional negligence (arising out of the conduct of personal injury and clinical negligence claims), being regularly instructed in high value liability and/or quantum cases for both Claimants and Defendants.

On the quantum side, Paul’s expertise includes catastrophic injury (birth related, brain injury, spinal injury, multiple injuries), amputation cases, chronic pain (including complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia), psychiatric injury, stress at work, RSI, and fatal accidents.

For some examples of cases in which he has been instructed, see Cases section.

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Helen Waller

Helen is a highly experienced junior with a practice well beyond her year of call. She specialises in personal injury and industrial disease work. Her practice includes catastrophic injury and fatal accidents, both as sole and junior counsel. Helen is regularly instructed on multi-million-pound cases, including complex traumatic brain injuries and amputations. She works for both claimants and defendants, receiving instructions from leading solicitors and major insurers. She has developed particular expertise in quantum. Helen has been instructed as junior to a number of leading practitioners in the field, including Paul Russell KC, Chris Kennedy KC, William Audland KC, David Sanderson, Nigel Lewers and John-Paul Swoboda.

Helen regularly appears in trials, CCMCs, approval hearings and applications against opponents of all seniority, including silks. She also has considerable experience of JSMs, both as sole and junior counsel.

Away from 12KBW Helen enjoys wine tasting, cycling, and travelling.

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Professor Steven Kemp

Professor Steven Kemp is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Chartered Clinical Psychologist. Professor Kemp is an Honorary NHS Consultant, and has private consulting rooms in Leeds and London, accepting private referrals and medico-legal instructions. He is a member of the Expert Witness Institute (EWI) and regularly provides neuropsychological examinations and psychological examinations.

Professor Kemp provides the following range of examinations and treatments / rehabilitation:

  • Neuropsychological examinations
  • Psychological examinations
  • Psychological treatment including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Rehabilitation for cognitive and psychological difficulties following brain injury, for neurological disorders and for functional neurological disorders (FND)
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