Head of Personal Injury
Nigel has worked in personal injury for over 30 years. Nigel trained at a large Yorkshire based practice in Leeds before moving south to Join a National Law firm (Shoosmiths) where he was an Executive board member for the Legal expenses division of the firm.
Nigel then became Operations Director for boutique personal injury firm Pinto Potts until their take over by Quindell in 2013. He was also personally involved in the High profile Court of appeal cases involving European community Law principles in cases against the MIB ( Byrne v MIB and sec of State) and ( Delaney v Tradewise and sec of state) both making substantive case law.
Nigel also brought many successful Hospital acquired infection cases during the height of the MRSA and C-difficile infection epidemic and Stafford Hosptial outrages some of which settled in six figure sums and many of which involved fatal claims with dependencies.
Nigel is proud to have lead and motivated a highly dedicated and skilled team of individuals in often unpopular areas of personal injury law for many firms and is particularly pleased to have lead by example taking cases to trial on Noise induced hearing loss, Hand arm Vibration, European law and Limitation.
Nigel has advised on regulatory issues concerning Law firms and CMCs in relation to referral and marketing schemes compliance; The Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of offenders Act ( LASPO) 2012; Legal Services Act 2007 ;Compensation Act 2006 and Ministry of Justice Regulation and conduct as well as compliance with the SRA Code of conduct in relation to fee sharing; “white label” solutions ; publicity and referrals. He is also experienced and well versed in technical due diligence in the personal injury sector.
Chartered Legal Executive
Fellow of APIL