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Napier Solicitors
Northern Ireland

Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant Tier 2

Napier Solicitors is best known for its work in the public authority and matters involving religious institutions, where the team is active on a range of safeguarding and abuse cases. Managing partner Joseph Napier co-leads the department alongside Claire Wilson. Napier has a history in motor, public liability and employer liability cases, and is recognised as an expert in the area of vicarious assault liability. Wilson primarily acts on personal injury defence litigation and represents both private and public clients.

Practice head(s):

Joseph Napier; Claire Wilson

Key clients

Royal Mail


Education Authority

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Archdiocese of Armagh

Ards & North Down Borough Council

Council Catholic Maintained Schools

Irish Christian Brothers

Good Shepherd Sisters

De La Salle Order

Work highlights

  • Represented the Education Authority in claim for occupation stress induced PTSD with substantial loss of earnings and loss of opportunity.
  • Represented BT in hundreds of claims for industrial noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.
  • Advised in relation to a high-value claim for psychiatric injury by a former resident of a training school run by De la Salle.

Northern Ireland > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery