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Ashtons Legal

THE LONG BARN, FORNHAM BUSINESS COURT, FORNHAM ST MARTIN, BURY ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK, IP31 1SL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01284 762331
Fax:
Fax 01284 764214
DX:
57200 BURY ST EDMUNDS
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk

Michael Wangermann

Tel:
Work 01284 762331
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk/our-people/michael-wangermann
Ashtons Legal

Work Department

Personal Injury: Claimant

Position

Partner

Career

Trained at Graham & Oldham (now Ashtons Legal), Qualified 1998. Made partner in Ashtons 2004. Michael has stayed with the same firm (in its different guises) since starting as a trainee in 1996. 

Michael is a personal injury law specialist and is highly experienced in claims relating to:

  • road traffic accidents
  • cycling accidents
  • accidents at work
  • holiday claims
  • highway Act
  • product liability
  • asbestos related disease.

He represents clients who have sustained injuries as a result of motorbike accidents which can be medically complex and challenging and has recently represented a client in a highly complex, million pound brain injury claim.

Michael is the Chair of Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk and Secretary of the Ipswich and Suffolk Medico Legal Society.

Languages

English
German

Member

Law Society
Member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
Member of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL)
Member of Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS)

Education

University of East Anglia 1991 -1995 (Ist) LLB in (Law, German law and language)


East Anglia: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Ashtons Legal¬†‚Äėprovides a highly professional service to its clients and to the counsel it instructs;¬†its technical knowledge is amazing and it provides extremely good value for money'. 'A great firm - the best in the region', says one barrister. 'Very smart and very capable' head of personal injury¬†Richard Foyster¬†has ‚Äėan admirable grasp of the detail in a complicated task, and an empathy for his clients‚Äė. Hannah Clarke¬†(who is 'really switched on and proactive; she really cares about people and handles claims aggressively') and associate Siobhan McWhinney¬†make 'an impressive team; they are strong negotiators and know how to run a catastrophic injury claim'.¬†'The firm raises the bar in their level of service', according to one client who picks out 'absolutely fantastic' associate¬†and¬†APIL Senior Litigator¬†Tom Ranson¬†as¬†'the¬†star solicitor; he¬†is like a Grandmaster of the chess world - a great listener and brilliant tactician with a very good sense of honesty and integrity - and his level of expertise is second to none'. He has¬†more than 20 years' experience in personal injury litigation and 'bends over backwards to support clients' claims'.¬†Solicitor Phoebe Osborne¬†handles mesothelioma cases and a barrister notes that she is 'extremely thorough and fights her client‚Äôs corner very hard'. Partner¬†Michael Wangermann¬†is also recommended. The firm's highlights included securing ¬£2m for an elderly man¬†with a severe spinal cord injury.

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