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Neil McKinley

Solicitor
Neil McKinley
Areas of Expertise
Professional Information
  • Solicitor – admitted – 1985
  • BA (Hons) Law
  • President of APIL – May 2021
What people say about Neil…

Neil is a leading personal injury solicitor with nearly 40 years’ legal experience. He specialises in serious injury claims and disease cases including asbestosis and hearing loss.

He is dedicated to changing the law, protecting and enhancing access to justice and improving the services provided for victims of personal injury.

He was one of the original members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and a member of the Executive Committee from 1998 – 2001.

In September 2017 he was made a Fellow of APIL. In 2019 Neil was elected again as a member of the Executive Committee before taking up the prestigious role of President of APIL in May 2021.

Before joining the firm he was a partner at national trade union firm – Lawfords.

Neil acts for claimant legal expense insurers, trade unions and their members, associations and private individuals.

Notable Cases
  • Won damages of £7,000 for a wood machinist and upholsterer who was exposed to noise emanating from hydraulic nail guns.
  • Secured costs and damages circa £40,000 for a sewing machine mechanic who suffered significant hearing loss and permanent tinnitus.
  • Secured a settlement of over £1.5 million for a man who sustained a severe spinal injury whilst working.
  • Represented a survivor of a motorcycle accident which settled for £900,000.
  • Litigated and advised on hundreds of asbestos related claims involving the recovery of many hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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