Sam Collard > Osbornes > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Personal Injury




Sam is a Partner and personal injury solicitor in Osbornes’ Catastrophic Injury Department, specialising in high value and complex injury claims, to include brain and spinal cord injuries, loss of limbs, fatalities, and severe psychiatric harm.

Sam joined Osbornes as a trainee in 2009 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2011, before becoming an Associate in 2016, building up a wealth of experience acting for Claimants in Employers’ Liability, Public Liability and Road Traffic Accident cases. Sam also enjoys productive relationships with many of the leading Personal Injury barristers in London.

Sam runs his own case load of high value claims including several valued at in excess of £1million. He believes in seeking justice for his clients by offering clear and concise legal advice.

Sam is an Accredited Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).



In his spare time Sam enjoys playing football, cycling and running around after his two young daughters.

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London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

The team at Osbornes is co-chaired by personal injury department head Stuart Kightley; head of child abuse and clinical negligence Stephanie Prior, who has acted on such high profile claims as those made by the abuse victims of Jimmy Saville; and head of catastrophic injury Ben Posford, who is described as being ‘one of the leading catastrophic injury lawyers in the country’. The team deals with multi-million pound, often multifaceted claims, involving such factors as severe brain, psychiatric, gynaecological and spinal injury, major trauma, amputation and fatality. Sophie Davies specialises in brain injury and lower limb amputation cases. The team is the official legal partner of the London Cycling Campaign, and Andrew Middlehurst has a growing specialism in cycling claims and in the laws around e-scooters. Notably, multiple members of the team are fluent in various eastern European languages. Recently appointed partner Sam Collard is one to watch. ‘Brilliant negotiatorRobert Aylott is another key team member.