Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
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APIL Officer - Stephen Glynn

The staff report to an executive committee of elected APIL members, which is led by a team of officers comprising the president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.

Executive committee members work on a voluntary basis, tirelessly striving to achieve APIL’s objectives for the benefit of injured people.

Lay executive committee members are recommended for appointment by the Remuneration & Appointments Committee, and their appointment is approved by the executive committee. They are the voice of the injured person on the executive committee.

The executive committee meets on a regular basis, usually four times annually.

Stephen Glynn

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Role: Officer

Firm: 9 GOUGH CHAMBERS

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Stephen has huge experience in all matters personal injury drawn from over 30 years’ practice in the field, including RTA, EL, PL and clinical negligence and catastrophic injury. He has particular experience in subtle brain injury cases. He has a significant asbestos disease practice. He has substantial experience of child abuse claims particularly with an HRA element.  He has expertise in the application of bankruptcy on personal injury claims. 

He is the author of two chapters in Kemp. He is the editor and author of a number of books published by chambers including Clinical Negligence, law and practice (now in its 4 edition) and Asbestos Claims, law and practice (now in its 4th edition). Known mainly for his claimant practice, Stephen is expert in carefully managing lay, professional (as well judicial expectations) in the running of all types of personal injury claim. He is particularly known for his sensitivity and understanding when instructed on complex and challenging cases involving brain and catastrophic injuries including birth and fatal accidents. He previously served on the APIL EC between 2014 and 2017. 

  • attend the following meetings each year
    -  seven EC meetings which usually last a full day
    -   APIL’s annual general meeting and where necessary, other annual conferences
    -   EC meeting with SIG/regional group co-ordinators and secretaries (a full day)
    (Members of the EC are asked to achieve a 75% attendance rate throughout the year)
  • attend and actively support EC sub-committees and policy working groups, which meet at various times of the year
  • act as an EC liaison with a specified APIL special interest group and attend meetings, whenever possible
  • contribute to the preparation of APIL responses to consultation papers
  • attend regional group meetings.

Shareholdings/directorships/partners or otherwise engaged in the management or control of claims management services, medical agencies and other organisations related to providing a service to the injured person, or in the field of personal injury.

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Consultancies related to providing a service to the injured person, or in the field of personal injury.

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Political organisations/societies/pressure groups/charities/trade unions.

Member of the Labour party otherwise none.

Please provide details below of all interests that you have which may conflict with your role.  This will include whether you or your employer have, or may in the future, receive any financial payment or other benefit from the areas covered in the activities above.  In addition, you should also indicate whether any spouse, partner, colleague or family member may benefit from your involvement.  

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  1. APIL members may stand for election for the following:
    • Executive Committee (officers and additional officers)
    • Special Interest Group Co-ordinators
    • Special Interest Group Secretaries
    • Regional Group Co-ordinators
    • Regional Group Secretaries
  2. Nominations shall be put forward to the APIL office at the appropriate time on the required form.
  3. Each APIL member (fully paid up and eligible to vote) may nominate – one candidate and/or second one candidate, in each election.
  4. APIL’s secretary will not nominate or second candidates, but will remain eligible to vote.
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  9. If additional material is found to be in circulation or, direct or indirect canvassing identified, APIL's Executive Committee reserves the right to withdraw the candidate from the elections.
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