Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Central London barrister elected into top legal role

17 May 2019
APIL news

A local barrister has been elected onto the national executive committee of an organisation which campaigns for justice for injured people.

 

Richard Baker will join the executive committee of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and help lead the 3,500-strong membership.

 

“I am a looking forward to joining APIL’s executive committee,” said Richard. “As an organisation, APIL seeks to protect the rights of injured and bereaved people. This is often done in the face of hostile opposition from organisations whose primary goal is to protect profit for their shareholders. I hope to help further APIL’s objectives and provide my perspective as a personal injury and clinical negligence barrister. In particular, I hope to bring focus on the harm that is done to the bereaved by the present system and work towards correcting that.” 

 

Richard is a barrister at 7BR chambers in London.

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Notes to editors:

  • APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) is a not-for-profit organisation whose members are dedicated to campaigning for improvements in the law to help people who are injured or become ill through no fault of their own.
  • For more information contact APIL's communications manager Jane Hartwell on t: 0115 943 5416, e: jane.hartwell@apil.org.uk, or press and communications officer Lizzy Freeman t: 0115 943 5431, e: lizzy.freeman@apil.org.uk.
  • Visit the association's website at www.apil.org.uk.
  • Follow @APIL on Twitter: www.twitter.com/APIL.

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Head of Public Affairs
Lorraine Gwinnutt
0115 943 5400
lorraine.gwinnutt@apil.org.uk

Communications Manager
Jane Hartwell
0115 943 5416
jane.hartwell@apil.org.uk

Press & Communications Officer
Iman Anthony
0115 943 5431
iman.anthony@apil.org.uk