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Work 0161 237 5888
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Hugh Potter

Tel:
Work 0161 237 5888
Email:
Potter Rees Dolan

Work Department

Personal injury.

Position

Managing Partner and head of the Personal Injury Department. Specialises in mainly brain and spinal cord personal injury cases of the utmost severity, including professional negligence cases. Acting for the Claimant in Wilkinson v Churchill Insurance referred by the Court of Appeal to the ECJ. Also acts as a Deputy. Settlements include the case of Jackson involving PPO settlement of over £7 million and E, where damages of £16m were recovered.

Career

Qualified in 1988; partner Pannone & Partners 1990; founded Hugh Potter & Company May 1998, becoming Potter Rees Dolan in 2014.

Member

Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers; Law Society Personal Injury Panel; Secretary of Forum of Complex Injury Lawyers (FOCIS).

Education

Graduate Nottingham University BA (Hons) 

Leisure

Active fundraiser for Headway and keen cyclist.


North West: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Potter Rees Dolan has a particular specialism in complex brain and spinal injury cases as well as injuries requiring amputations, serious orthopaedic injuries and criminal injuries. Key contacts are Hugh Potter  and Rachel Rees . Three senior lawyers in the personal injury team were promoted to partner in 2018: Helen Shaw , Jeanne Evans and Gary Herbert . Alison Hartley is skilled in high-value head injury, orthopaedic and spinal injury claims for clients who have been injured in road traffic accidents, cycling accidents and accidents at work. The team also specialises in acquired traumatic child brain injury cases.  

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