Neil is part of Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury team and has 20 years experience in all areas of civil litigation. 

Based from Thompsons’ Manchester office and covering cases nationwide, Neil supervises other team members and handles a caseload of multi-track and serious injury claims involving cross border litigation.

Neil specialises in claims for overseas workplace accidents and against tour operators and hotels, as well as claims pertaining to the Montreal and Athens conventions.

Neil’s caseload involves claims for a range of injuries and conditions, including catastrophic orthopaedic injuries, brain and head injuries, cognitive impairment, fibromyalgia, vestibular injuries, PTSD, infectious diseases and illnesses and chronic pain.

Handling complex cross border cases means Neil considers a range of issues – such as applicable jurisdiction and law, limitation, local standards, case management and rehabilitation – to provide the best representation possible for clients.  

Neil enjoys working at Thompsons because the firm stands up for working people, shares his commitment to justice and has a friendly and committed workforce. 

Outside of work hours, Neil is an aviation fan who pilots small aircraft as well as also being a keen photographer, tennis player and walker.


Neil's case experience

  • Recovered £165,000 for a contractor working in the Middle East who was exposed to manual handling activity which caused him to sustain bilateral hernias and was unable to work as result.
  • Secured a settlement of £75,000 for client on a package holiday who slipped on a wet floor in the bathroom of his hotel room and sustained multiple injuries, despite the tour operator denying liability.  
  • Recovered £45,000 for a woman who was seriously injured in a collision while on holiday in Spain, despite the motorist's insurer refusing to admit liability.
  • Secured £32,000 for a client after she was involved in a serious road traffic accident in Slovenia, together with damages for the clients less-injured family members other less injured occupants.


Professional memberships

Neil is a Law Society Panel member.