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Paul Tapner

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Slater and Gordon

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Paul is a Principal Lawyer at Slater and Gordon’s offices in Cambridge and Manchester, and specialises in in serious injury cases including spinal injuries, head injuries, amputation injuries and fatal injury claims. Paul is part of a high quality team of serious injury solicitors who fight complex, difficult cases that most other lawyers wouldn’t touch. Paul excels in creative thinking, always looking to push the boundaries of what can and can’t be claimed. Paul gives clear and incisive second opinions on cases handled by other lawyers.


Paul studied at Cambridge University before joining Taylor Vinters Solicitors in 1985. He became a principal lawyer with Slater and Gordon in 2013.


Paul and the team is one of a very few teams nationally to be accredited as specialist solicitors by both the Spinal Injuries Association and Headway, the brain injury association. Paul is also part of a team who are members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and five members of The Law Society’s specialist accreditation panel for personal injury work.

East Anglia: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

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Paul Tapner - Slater and Gordon

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Slater and Gordon has a large team of 'highly experienced specialist personal injury lawyers who are extremely professional and yet caring and personal'. The firm operates a multi-track office in Cambridge handling complex multimillion-pound brain and spinal injury claims, as well as military, CICA, fatal accident and repetitive strain injury matters. The 'extremely knowledgeable and conscientious' Angela Beric is child brain injury and CICA specialist. Brain and spinal injury specialist Paul Tapner routinely wins large settlements; military claims specialist Richard Gaffney has a strong track record of in traumatic brain injury, fatal accident and amputation matters; and the 'highly professional' Crystal Eaton is a rising star.

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