Solicitor - APIL Accredited (Fellow)
Welsh speaker Cenric who is a member of the Occupational and Public Liability Department at NewLaw solicitors, is accredited as an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Fellow. He is a member of the APIL executive committee (since 2008) and was formerly co-ordinator of APIL Wales and APIL’s Occupational Health Specialist Interest Group (1998-2008).
A highly experienced personal injury expert, he specialises in accidents at work,. Cases range from farming and agriculture to construction and healthcare (primarily for injured nurses), and also in industrial disease.
Cenric is the Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales’ Cross Party Group on Asbestos; is the spokesperson for the Right to Know Asbestos in Schools Wales Campaign; a member of the Asbestos in Schools Group and is an observer member of the Joint Union Asbestos Committee.
Cenric has regularly chaired and lectured at APIL asbestos and industrial disease conferences and has lectured on APIL’s annual Accidents at Work Series since 2003. Over the years he has published many articles on varying aspects of personal injury law.
He is currently a member of the Civil Justice Council Working Group on Fixed Fees in Noise Induced Hearing Loss Claims and a member of a Justice Stakeholder Group established by Welsh Government.
He has given many television and radio interviews both in English and Welsh, especially with regards to asbestos issues.
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Cenric Clement-Evans is recommended by The Legal 500 and is referred to as a noteable practitioner in Chambers and Partners
William has specialised in acting for clients who have suffered injury for over 20 years, only ever acting for claimants. He has represented those who have been involved in accidents at work, as well as those who have suffered from industrial disease.
During his career, he has represented many different clients, including Fire Fighters who had often suffered from career threatening injuries.
William joined NewLaw in 2016 to manage the Technical Team within our Occupational and Public Liability Department. He brings with him considerable experience and expertise in fighting for compensation for his injured clients, as well as managing teams of experienced Solicitors and fee earners.
Lowri joined NewLaw Solicitors in September 2012 as a case assistant, working on her own personal injury cases of road traffic accident claims. Prior to this, Lowri completed her Law degree and Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University and worked for the recovery department of a loss adjusting company.
In February 2014, she secured a training contract at NewLaw and during the two year training period, she gained experience with various departments throughout the firm. This included care home fee recoveries, wills, trusts and probate, employment law and serious injuries.
Lowri qualified as a Solicitor in February 2016, joining the Occupational and Public Liability Department. She deals with a range of occupational illness cases, including noise induced hearing loss, hand arm vibration syndrome, carpel tunnel syndrome, dermatitis and asthma. She assists senior solicitors in the team with complex disease cases.
Lowri is a fluent Welsh speaker and in her spare time, she enjoys reading, attending Wales football matches and spending time with family and friends.
Julie Sutton is an Accredited Counsellor with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Welfare (IOW). She has gained extensive experience in supporting individuals who have been affected by trauma, bereavement, personal injury and mental health issues.
Julie said, “Every day is different and every case is different with its own complexities. Looking at client’s needs from an emotional perspective to assisting clients at their most vulnerable time is humbling and rewarding.”
Julie provides support to our clients all over England and Wales with experience of brain injury and orthopaedic injuries, supporting families in their times of need, especially in the case of fatal road accidents.
The support offered by Julie is an integral part of the our client care and she ensures that the solicitors have regular welfare support updates to ensure the client’s needs are being met.
Julie’s primary aim is to help our client’s regain independence and resume control over their lives.
In her spare time, Julie enjoys the theatre, swimming and learning classical guitar (badly!).
Mike Tonkin is a registered Social Worker with the Care Council of Wales, has extensive experience in assessment, case management and supporting individuals with physical disability, spinal cord injury and brain injury.
Mike said, “I enjoy assisting those who need support and helping them regain independence and bring dignity back in their lives. We don’t work 9-5 as we want to offer a service that’s flexible to our client’s needs, wherever they are.”
Mike provides support to our clients all over England and Wales with experience of brain injury and orthopaedic injuries, supporting families in their times of need, especially in the case of fatal road accidents.
The support offered by Mike is an integral part of the our client care and he ensures the solicitors have regular welfare support updates to ensure the client’s needs are being met.
Mike’s primary aim is to help our client’s regain independence and resume control over their lives.