The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Minton Morrill

Work 0113 245 8549
Fax 0113 242 1965
Leeds LS1, Leeds LS1

Simon Minton

Work 0113 245 8549
Minton Morrill

Work Department

Clinical negligence.


Managing Director and Head of Clinical Negligence at Minton Morrill, specialising in representing Claimants in clinical negligence claims, often involving brain damage or other serious injury. He has extensive experience of handling very high value and complex clinical negligence claims including birth injury claims, cerebral palsy claims, meningitis, claims involving infections as well as Erb’s Palsy. He has been involved in a significant number of high value claims where claims have run into millions of pounds with some exceeding £10 million pounds on a full liability basis.

Client Comments over the years have included:

“He works so very hard to deliver an extremely successful outcome – leaving no stone unturned. His attention to detail was second to none. I feel tremendously privileged to have an incredibly talented person fighting my corner. A credit to the profession”

“Simon is excellent at making sure every detail has been covered which I believe has been paramount to our successful outcome”

“I am not convinced that a more commercial larger business would have been able to offer the level of dedication and exclusivity that Simon has given”

Professional Comments

“Meticulous in his attention to detail ” – Chambers & Partners

“He leaves no stone unturned. He always has the clients best interests at heart” – Chambers & Partners


Qualified as Solicitor in 1981. He was a Partner before starting his own Practice, Mintons Solicitors in 1998. In December 2016 he became Managing Director with Minton Morrill.


Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
Solicitors Regulation Authority Clinical Negligence Panel
AvMA Referral Panel

Yorkshire and the Humber: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Minton - Minton Morrill

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Minton Morrill is an 'excellent niche firm' that specialises in the most complex cases, including birth injury matters, fatal accidents, brain injury matters and cerebral palsy claims. 'Excellent tactician' Simon Minton is 'a class act' and heads the practice which includes Sahida Patel who is capable of 'operating at a similarly high level'. Minton and Patel have handled several complex birth injury matters, achieving significantly high value results for clients. Consultant Charles Gillott is also 'an excellent lawyer, painstaking and thorough' and is adept at acting in complex matters concerning cerebral palsy. The practice is able to leverage its Court of Protection department which it employs in particularly in high-value infant matters, with Julia Morrill often acting as deputy in these cases. In addition, the team also works closely with the firm's inquest team advising on civil claims resulting from deaths investigated at inquest.

[back to top]

Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to