Colin is a solicitor and partner with Irwin Mitchell. He is head of their personal injury department at their London office and he has been practising personal injury litigation for over 35 years. Colin is a past president of APIL.
Colin is a member of the law society's personal injury panel. He is also a senior fellow of APIL. He also holds APIL accreditation for spinal injuries and brain injuries, and has authority to assess others applying for these accreditations.
Colin is a member of the personal injury panel senior fellow of APIL. He was re-elected back on to the APIL Executive Committee in 2013. He was also made an honorary research fellow at the School of Law at the University of Lancaster in 2007 for his ‘outstanding contribution to personal injury lawyering and the pursuit of justice’.
He is a regular lecturer on issues concerning personal injury cases including damages, aspects of health and safety at work, and, has lectured extensively on rehabilitation.
Colin is regarded in the Chambers and legal 500 directories as a leading personal injury lawyer. He has received many plaudits in these directories including being described as a "claimant's champion." And "one of the leading personal injury lawyers of his generation.
APIL since 1990
EC member 1998 - 2005
Elected back on to the EC 2013