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Simon Gowler

Work 01625 614250
Jobling Gowler Solicitors

Work Department

Clinical Negligence
Serious Personal Injury


Senior Partner
Simon has a particular interest in orthopaedic cases and cases of unnecessary lower limb amputations arising out of diabetic and vascular complications. He has successfully acted for a number of clients who have suffered missed Cauda Equina injuries.  Recently he achieved a seven-figure settlement for one of his clients, the largest recorded settlement of this type.

Simon also has a personal injury practice in which he acts for seriously injured clients particularly severe spinal injuries.  


Trained JF Fielding & Co; qualified 1988; assistant solicitor AH Brooks & Co; assistant solicitor Alexander Harris; salaried partner Daniels 1996; partner Jobling Gowler 2002 to date.


Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel Member;
Law Society Personal Injury Panel member;
APIL Senior Litigator,
Member of AvMa and SCIL.


Bramhall High School; University of Wales, Aberystwyth (1983 LLB).


Simon enjoys travel, and when time allows walking and reading.

Simon is also an ordained minister in the Church of England and serves as a curate in Knutsford, Cheshire, alongside continuing to fulfil a successful career in claimant litigation.

North West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Jobling Gowler Solicitors handles a braad spread of work including birth injury and cerebral palsy claims, as well as brain and spinal injury cases. Other areas of expertise includes delays in diagnosis of cancer, misdiagnosis and amputation cases. Practice head Gill Peate benefits from 'medical knowledge from a previous career as a nurse', while name partner Simon Gowler 'gives down-to-earth advice with a light touch' and has particular expertise in Cauda Equina cases. The team has been strengthened in recent months by number of new hires, including Louise Wilcox, who has expertise in handling cases centred around fatalities and serious brain injuries.

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Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Jobling Gowler Solicitors has experience in the full range of of personal injury work, including road traffic accidents, employers' liability and public liability. David Mercer is the department head and focuses on sports injury claims with considerable experience in claims relating to football injuries and rowing accidents. Name partner Simon Gowler deals with serious personal injury claims. New additions to the team include Louise Wilcox, who joined from Price Slater Gawne in January 2019, and solicitor Laura Hart who moved over from the now insolvent Roberts Jackson Solicitors in mid-2018.

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