Hywel Thomas

Senior Associate Solicitor, Abuse


Hywel qualified as a solicitor in 1996.

Throughout his career, Hywel has represented claimants in personal injury claims. In 2001, he started to specialise in representing survivors of childhood abuse. He has represented claimants in many group actions including those against Manchester City Council and the Nugent Care Society. He has also brought claims on behalf of survivors against religious organisations, charities, individuals, schools and other organisations, and has made claims to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and the Residential Institutions Redress Board.

During his career Hywel has also represented people who have sustained serious and catastrophic injuries including brain injuries, spinal cord injury and amputation.

Interests outside of Work

Outside of work Hywel is a Trustee at the Manchester-based charity, 42nd Street, which provides support to young people with mental health issues. He also enjoys gardening, cooking, travelling and visiting exhibitions.

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