October 1, 2013
Spencers Solicitors has received a double boost appearing as Chesterfield's only dedicated personal injury law firm listed in a prestigious national directory and director, John Spencer, being appointed to represent all solicitors in England and Wales on the most senior advisory body to the judiciary.
The Legal 500 register, now in its 26th year, is the most authoritative guide to the best and most respected legal practices across the UK, recognising not only the largest firms but also excellence throughout the regions. Firms are only listed after independent research and assessment and are based upon merit.
Spencers Solicitors is one of a number of personal injury firms listed from the East Midlands, but the only one based in Chesterfield. Spencers is recognised by Legal 500 as having "expertise in catastrophic injury cases and motor-related litigation".
From 1st October 2013 John Spencer will serve for three years as the national solicitor representative member on the Civil Justice Council (CJC). Established in 1997 with responsibility for overseeing and co-ordinating the modernisation of the justice system, John's voluntary role will see him providing advice to the Lord Chancellor and the Judiciary
John comes to this new appointment with over 25 years of experience in the PI sector. He has been Vice-President of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) since April 2013 and was awarded the Outstanding Achievement award at the Eclipse Proclaim 2012 Personal Injury Awards. He is a past Chairman of MASS (the Motor Accident Solicitors Society).
Robert Landman, Board Member of Spencers said:
"As a firm we are very proud to have made the Legal 500 this year and our inclusion is down to the hard work and dedication of our staff in representing our clients in Derbyshire and beyond, helping them to get the compensation that they deserve. On top of the news that our Director, John Spencer, is going to represent all solicitors in England and Wales on one of the most senior national legal bodies, this has been a great week for everyone at the firm."