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Injury lawyer details for Hugh Potter

Injury lawyer - Injury lawyer details for Hugh Potter

Tel: 0161 237 5888

Accidents at work
Back or spinal injuries
Criminal injuries
Fatal accidents
Head or brain injuries
NHS & private health
Road traffic accidents
Trip or slip

Injury lawyer - fellow

About Hugh Potter

Practice Areas

Specialism catastrophic brain and spinal cord personal injury including professional negligence cases. Acted for the Claimant in Wilkinson v Churchill referred by the Court of Appeal to the ECJ. Several multimillion pound settlements which include the case of Jackson involving PPO settlement at over £7 million and E, where damages of £16 million were recovered.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel and Secretary of Forum of Complex Injury Lawyers (FOCIS).


Qualified in 1988, becoming a Partner in Pannone & Partners in 1990. Formed Hugh Potter & Company on 1 May 1998 which became Potter Rees Serious Injury Solicitors in October 2004 and Potter Rees Dolan in April 2014. Managing Partner and Head of the Personal Injury Department. The firm has 19 fee-earners specialising in catastrophic injury cases and provides Deputyship and pro-bono welfare benefit advice for those with head and spinal cord injuries.


Active fundraiser for Headway and a keen cyclist.

APIL membership: Practitioner member  - What does this mean?

APIL accreditation: Fellow

Other memberships: Headway - The brain injury association, Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), Law Society

Headway solicitor

If you are willing, we would be grateful if you can leave a few contact details. We would only get in touch to follow up on the service provided (which helps us to maintain our high standards), or if you have requested a call back by the lawyer.

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Hugh's firm
12 Commercial Street
Greater Manchester
M15 4PZ