Robert Godfrey -
Partner, Dispute Resolution
T: 0345 357 9200
F: 0345 357 9399
Based in: Manchester
Professional negligence claims arising out of mishandled personal injury claims. Robert is also known for his expertise in the coal miners professional negligence claims. In addition, he has considerable experience in handling personal injury claims.
Robert spent 15 years of his career representing trade union members at national and regional Trade Union law firms. Before joining Simpson Millar he was an Equity Partner in a small firm where he was head of Professional Negligence and spearheaded the litigation on behalf of ex coal miners who had been let down by their original solicitors in claiming compensation under a government compensation scheme. This took Robert to the Court of Appeal on two occasions with success. This is a niche area of litigation in which Robert is acknowledged and well known having appeared in many legal publications, national newspapers and on Radio 4.
Institute of Legal Executives, Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Robert is married with a young family and when not taxying his sons to football, tennis and parties enjoys the restaurants and theatres of Manchester and when at home, cooking, reading and listening to music.