A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people
A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Our people


Chief Executive

Donna Humphries

Head of Finance


Head of Legal Affairs

Justin Mingaye

Head of Membership Services

Lorraine Gwinnutt

Head of Campaigns and Communications

Our legal affairs team is responsible for:

  • Developing APIL legal policy in conjunction with our executive committee.
  • Responding to consultation papers from key government departments and other appropriate bodies.
  • Meeting with government officials and other key stakeholders on areas of legal policy and practice.
  • Providing a professional support and enquiry system to APIL members through our information service.
  • Dealing with complaints against members and all code of conduct related issues.
  • Legal challenges
  • Research

Our membership team is responsible for:

  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Advice, administration and monitoring of the accreditation scheme
  • Regional, membership, and special interest groups
  • National programme of courses and conferences, including in-house and webinars
  • Residential conferences and special events
  • Working with experts and advertisers
  • Promotion of services and activities, including APIL’s public information campaign and use of the APIL accredited logo
  • Public referrals
  • www.apil.org.uk

Our public affairs team is responsible for:

  • Dissemination of APIL's key messages to the public, press, Parliament and other interested parties
  • Helping to prevent avoidable injury by alerting people to hazards, wherever they arise
  • Lobbying for reform of the law to help people injured through the negligence of others
  • Correcting misconceptions about the compensation system, through the press and Parliament

Working for APIL

Our success as a not-for-profit organisation means we are continually growing, and as a consequence we are always looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, highly capable and motivated people to join our staff team. We have a wide variety of challenging and demanding positions, in such diverse areas as:

  • Press and PR
  • Events and conference organising
  • Sales and advertising
  • Publishing and editing
  • Administrative, secretarial and finance
  • Research opportunities
  • Legal policy work
  • Marketing specialists
  • IT management
  • Opportunities for graduates from time to time.

We offer a stimulating and very rewarding working environment, only five minutes from Nottingham city centre and the main railway station. Our generous staff benefits include:

  • 35 hour working week
  • Generous holiday entitlement (including all bank holidays plus an additional 3 or 4 days every Christmas and New Year)
  • Enhanced workplace benefit package including Westfield healthcare cover
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Access to ongoing learning and professional development opportunities
  • On-site parking

All employees are informed of our equal opportunities policy at induction this policy states that:

  • We will advertise all vacancies for employment without discrimination
  • Recruit solely on merit
  • Treat all applications for employment in confidence
  • Ensure equal opportunity in the recruitment and selection process
  • Treat all our employees or applicants for employment fairly whatever their race, age, nationality, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, political or religious beliefs

If you would like further details regarding any of the job opportunities outlined above, please contact Tanya Benjamin-Edwards, HR & Business Support Manager on (0115) 943 5400.