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

Why I became a personal injury lawyer

Lisa Guscott

APIL Senior Litigator

Watkins & Gunn, Newport

"My daughter had a terrible accident. I know that things could have been so different and if she had been left with life-changing injuries I would have wanted someone to fight for her to try to put things right, at least financially."

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Maurece Hutchinson

APIL Senior Litigator

JMK Solicitors, Belfast

"Having been injured myself I felt I had the requisite empathy with clients in similar circumstances"

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Ben Townsend

APIL Fellow

Stewarts, Leeds

"I have never wanted to work in any other area of law."

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Ali Malsher

APIL Senior Litigator

Anthony Gold, London

"It was a natural development from my previous work as a nurse"

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Peter Brash

APIL Senior Litigator

Grigor & Young LLP, Moray

"What I perceived as injustice in many situations really frustrated me. It got me thinking that, if I knew about my own rights better, I would be able to help others to know their rights better too."

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Colin Ettinger

APIL executive committee member, accredited Senior Fellow and past president, London

"I derive a great deal from being able to assist injured people"

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