A local lawyer has been elected onto the national executive committee of an organisation which campaigns for justice for injured people.
Richard Barr will join the executive committee of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and help lead the 3,500-strong membership.
“I am very pleased to have been elected onto APIL’s executive committee,” said Richard. “Right now we are going through a very difficult time for personal injury lawyers and I hope to help by contributing my experience to the association. I want to help galvanise lawyers to be loud and strong voices for the rights of injured people. I hope that during my time on the executive committee I can help APIL empower solicitors to fight for access to justice.”
Richard is a consultant solicitor at virtual law firm Scott-Moncrieff and Associates. Working at a virtual firm as allowed him to work from home in North Norfolk and share the care of his stepdaughter who was disabled as a result of medical negligence 30 years ago.