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Islington solicitor is the new vice-president of APIL

01 May 2014
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A London solicitor has taken on the role of vice-president of a national not-for-profit campaign group for injured people.

Jonathan Wheeler, partner and head of child abuse claims, at Bolt Burdon Kemp in Islington, will help to lead the 4,000 strong membership of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

“APIL embodies my passion for helping injured people to get back on their feet after needless injury,” said Jonathan. “I’m looking forward to working even harder to protect the rights of injured victims and helping with the association’s vital work”

“I hope to bring my experience of dealing with particularly harrowing and complex cases, to ensure that any proposed changes in law are based on justice for the vulnerable people who we are here to help.”


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 press and communications officers Jane Hartwell on t: 0115 943 5416, m: 07808 768623, e:, or Tim Carter t: 0115 943 5409, e:
  • Visit the association's website at
  • •Follow @APIL on Twitter:

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