- Partner, Dispute Resolution

Robert Godfrey | Partner, Dispute Resolution | Simpson Millar LLP
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Based in: Manchester


Professional Negligence Claims arising out of mishandled personal injury claims.


Before joining Simpson Millar Robert 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.

Roberts heads up Professional Negligence and Dispute Resolution. His own practice area includes all forms of professional negligence claims against various professionals together with contentious probate claims.


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.

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