Neil qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and has practised exclusively in the field of personal injury litigation. He has been the managing partner of GLP Solicitors of Bury, Greater Manchester since 1999.
He is a past member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, an APIL Fellow, Executive Committee member and accredited Brain Injury Lawyer. Neil has been involved closely in APIL’s work in the field of rehabilitation.
He has a special interest in conducting CICA claims on behalf of catastrophically injured shaken babies In 2009 he represented a client who is understood to have received the highest award ever made under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. He received a commendation for this work in the UNICEF Child Rights Lawyer of the Year Awards 2001. Neil is an APIL delegate to the CICA’s Policy and Equality Forum.
A contributor to a major legal text on the handling of serious personal injury claims, Neil is also an updating author to Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service. He has lectured widely to a variety of groups on the topic of personal injury and had many academic articles published.
Neil is an appointed Tribunal Judge to the First Tier Tribunal of the Social Entitlement Chamber.