Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Brighton solicitor defends justice in leading role

22 May 2019
APIL news

A Brighton solicitor has been elected to take on a top legal role for an organisation which campaigns for justice for injured people.


Sam Elsby will take on the role of vice president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and help lead the 3,500-strong membership.


“I am delighted to be taking up the post of vice president at APIL,” said Sam. “My primary aim for this year is to support our new president to help the association achieve its aims. I am also looking forward to being even more involved in APIL’s championing of the rights of injured people.”


Sam Elsby is a consultant solicitor at Dean Wilson LLP specialising in personal injury and medical negligence claims. He is also a Court of Protection deputy providing help to clients who cannot manage their financial affairs.


Notes to editors:

  • APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) is a not-for-profit organisation whose members are dedicated to campaigning for improvements in the law to help people who are injured or become ill through no fault of their own.
  • For more information contact APIL's communications manager Jane Hartwell on t: 0115 943 5416, e:, or press and communications officer Lizzy Freeman t: 0115 943 5431, e:
  • Visit the association's website at
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Head of Public Affairs
Lorraine Gwinnutt
0115 943 5400

Communications Manager
Jane Hartwell
0115 943 5416

Press & Communications Officer
Lizzy Freeman
0115 943 5431