Neil Sugarman


Neil Sugarman qualified as a Solicitor in 1981. Since that time he has practised almost exclusively in the field of personal injury litigation. He is a Consultant Solicitor, having previously been the Managing Partner of GLP Solicitors at Bury, Greater Manchester since 1999.


Neil has experience of all types of personal injury work and has represented many accident victims that have been successful in achieving awards in excess of £1 million.


He has developed a special interest in Criminal Injuries Compensation claims on behalf of shaken babies who have suffered catastrophic brain damage and received a commendation for his work in the UNICEF Child Rights Lawyer of the year Awards 2001.


Neil is a Past President and Past Executive Committee member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). He is also a Fellow of APIL and a member of Headway, the national Brain Injury Charity.


A contributor to a major legal text on the handling of serious personal injury claims, Neil is also an updating author to Butterworth’s Personal Injury Litigation Service. He is also a past member and assessor to the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and sat on the Rehabilitation Code Working Party on behalf of APIL.


He has lectured widely to a variety of groups on the topic of personal injury. He has also been invited to add comment and content to both television and radio programmes on personal injury matters and has a national reputation as an expert in relation to Criminal Injuries cases. He is the APIL delegate to the CICA’s Stakeholder and Equality Forum.



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