Nigel Smith

Nigel Smith

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Head of our Serious Injury Department

A Solicitor of more than 30 years post qualification experience, and specialising in major trauma, life changing and complex serious injury claims including brain injury, amputation and spinal injury, and  fatal collision incidents.

In recent years Nigel has presented training for BRAKE a major Road Traffic Charity, and for Family Liaison Officers at a number of Police Authorities. He is a member of Headway, the Brain Injury Charity and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

He has successfully concluded cases with complex medical causation and evidential and in the last  four years alone has recovered several million pounds worth of compensation for his clients.

Nigel believes in placing his clients firmly at the centre of the litigation process and is a strong advocate for early rehabilitation and treatment outcomes wherever possible.

He believes that key to any successful case outcome is his creation of a litigation team comprising of the best experts and Counsel that he can work with, effective communication with his client, and a  realistic approach as to what can be achieved.

In 2016 Nigel was part of the Claimant team in the first case to come before the Civil Courts in England and Wales which involved the use of Intermediary Evidence.

Nigel also contributes to legal literature and in 2019, had articles published for both the PI Focus and the Brain Injury Group. 

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