Nigel Tomkins, is consultant director to APIL Training and a fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. He is also the digest editor of JPIL, the Journal of Personal Injury Law. Formerly Associate Professor of Civil Litigation with the College of Law, Nigel is an independent training and legal consultant and a working consultant with solicitors, Freeth Cartwright LLP, of Nottingham with over three decades of experience as a specialist personal injury lawyer.
Nigel was a working party member on Lord Woolf's Civil Justice Review and is a co-author of the Pre-Action Protocols on Personal Injury and Occupational Disease. He was the original author of the chapter on "Pre Action Protocols and the New Culture" in the Law Society of England and Wales’ Civil Litigation Handbook. Published works include the TUC Guide "How to Win an RSI Compensation Claim", “CFAs and Risk Assessment in Practice” with Claire Edwards, the “APIL Guide to Accidents at Work” with Matthew Stockwell and Michael Humphreys. He has been a contributing author to "The Source Book on Asbestos Diseases".
Nigel has published many articles related to personal injury litigation. He provides training to law firms throughout Great Britain. He lectures, advises and trains widely on a variety of legal, health and safety and other subjects throughout the British Isles. He has also spoken at a number of international conferences in Europe and the USA.
To relax, Nigel enjoys good food, fine wine and spending time with his grandchildren.