APIL specialist accreditation provides quality marks of competence and specialist
expertise for solicitors and barristers with expertise in brain injury, clinical
negligence, spinal cord injury and occupational/asbestos disease.
Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited specialist lawyer has achieved
a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this
area of the law.
View our criteria for accreditation
Accredited individual members promise to keep up to date with all the latest legal
developments to help deal with their cases successfully. They commit to 16 hours
of APIL accredited training a year, APIL accredited specialists must accrue 50%
of their training hours in each specialist field. Each member’s training log is
rigorously vetted, along with the quality of the training to ensure that it meets
Accredited members must confirm they continue to meet the accreditation standards
every five years.
If individuals and firms do not comply with the above, they lose their accreditation.
For information on what to do should you have a complaint about an APIL member,
Personal injury lawyers interested in gaining accredited status can find further
information here: view our criteria for accreditation