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Irwin Mitchell

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Personal legal services.


Regional managing partner and serious injury solicitor covering the Cambridge and East Anglia region. His areas of expertise include serious acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and poly-trauma cases. He also has experience of working with military clients. He lectures to other professionals on a range of technical issues, including mental capacity after brain injury and rehabilitation in the litigation process. He has a business development brief on behalf of the serious injury team at Irwin Mitchell LLP and is currently national co-ordinator of the serious injury team at Irwin Mitchell. Neil leads in the regional promotion of Irwin Mitchells services at our Cambridge office which opened in 2014.


Trained Irwin Mitchell LLP; qualified 1996; associate 2001-08; partner 2008-13, member 2013 to date. Current trusteeships: Headway North Derbyshire. Publications of note: contributing author ‘Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management’ (Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006); co-author ‘Headway, Guide to Claiming Compensation’.


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


University of Newcastle upon Tyne (LLB Hons); Nottingham Trent University (Legal Practice Diploma).

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East Anglia > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

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Praised by clients as ‘the leading clinical negligence firm nationally and in East Anglia‘, Irwin Mitchell in Cambridge is noted for its ‘unrivalled breadth and depth of experience‘. All of the firm’s practice heads – Neil Whiteley for personal injury work, Guy Forster for clinical negligence issues, Ruth Booy for serious injury claims, Rosemary Giles for workplace injury and asbestos-related cases and Simon Harrington for Ministry of Defence matters – are leaders in their fields. They are supported by a vastly experienced team of associates including Sarah Wealleans, Gurpreet Lalli, Sophie Bales, Alexander Davenport, Samantha Shaw and catastrophic injury specialist Justina Molloy.