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

Norfolk solicitor elected into top legal role

17 May 2019
APIL news

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 

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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: jane.hartwell@apil.org.uk, or press and communications officer Lizzy Freeman t: 0115 943 5431, e: lizzy.freeman@apil.org.uk.
  • Visit the association's website at www.apil.org.uk.
  • Follow @APIL on Twitter: www.twitter.com/APIL.

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Head of Public Affairs
Lorraine Gwinnutt
0115 943 5400
lorraine.gwinnutt@apil.org.uk

Communications Manager
Jane Hartwell
0115 943 5416
jane.hartwell@apil.org.uk

Press & Communications Officer
Lizzy Freeman
0115 943 5431
lizzy.freeman@apil.org.uk