Our Management Committee

The operation of MASS is overseen by our Management Committee, elected by the Membership, and is made up of a Chairman, Vice Chair, Treasurer, 12 Regional Co-ordinators and our Executive Director.  Previous Chairs remain on the Management Committee for 2 years as Honorary Members.

The Management Committee meet four times a year.

Our current Management Committee is made up of the following people:

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Our Management Committee MASS Chair – Sue Brown

Sue is a Director of Claims Portal Limited and Director of MedCo Registration Solutions Limited.

She is also a Mediator registered with the Civil Mediation Council.

This is Sue’s second term as Chair and you can find out more about her here.

Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeMASS Vice Chair – Simon Stanfield

Simon is  Partner and Head of Road Traffic Accidents – Technical at Simpson Millar, Manchester.

He specialises in complex and high value personal injury claims.

Find out more about Simon here Getting to know you – Simon Stanfield

Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeTreasurer – currently vacant




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Past MASS Chair and Honorary Member –
Paul Nicholls

Paul is Senior Partner at Nicholls Brimble Bhol in Birmingham.

He is also an Accredited Commercial Mediator and a non-practicing Barrister with call at Lincoln’s Inn.

You can find out more about Paul by reading Getting to know you – Paul Nicholls

Our Regional Co-ordinators:

Our Management CommitteeBrian CastleOur Management Committee
Regional Co-ordinator – Scotland

Brian is a Partner at Digby Brown Solicitors.

His specialisms include motorcycle accident, accidents at work and road traffic accidents.

Find out more about Brian here – Getting to know you – Brian Castle

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Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeAdam Thorpe
Regional Co-ordinator – North East

Adam is an Associate Director and Head of Litigation Team at Winn Solicitors in Byker.

His region includes Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne  Wear.

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Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteePaul Drabble
Regional Co-ordinator – Yorkshire

Paul is a Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor (Road Traffic Accidents) for True Solicitors LLP.

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Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeKate Sweeney  
Regional Co-ordinator – Manchester

Kate is Director of Injury Practice Area at Simpson Millar Solicitors.

Her region covers Lancashire and Cheshire.

You can find out more about Kate here.

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Chris SkynerOur Management Committee
Regional Co-ordinator – Merseyside and The Wirral

Chris is an Advocate at Carpenters.

His region covers Merseyside and parts of Cheshire.

Find out more about what makes Chris tick here.

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Our Management CommitteeDarren Wilson
Regional Co-ordinator – Central East

Darren is Team Leader & Senior Associate at Irwin Mitchell .

His region covers Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, and Nottinghamshire.

You can find out a bit more about Darren here.

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Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeJason Claridge
Regional Co-ordinator – Central West

Jason is Managing Director and Joint Head of Personal Injury at Ward & Rider Solicitors.

His region covers the West Midlands and Gloucestershire.

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Our Management CommitteeShelyna Mariscal
Regional Co-ordinator – East Anglia

Shelyna is a Partner, Personal Injury, at Hansells in Norwich.

Her region covers covers Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Northamptonshire.

You can find out a bit more about Shelyna here – Getting to know you – Shelyna Mariscal

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Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeCraig Butler
Regional Co-ordinator – South West

Craig is an Associate at Wolferstans Solicitors in Plymouth and a Solicitor in their Serious Injury Team.

His region includes Bristol, Devon, Gloucester and South Wales.

Craig reveals is hidden talent here!

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Our Management CommitteeVacancy
Regional Co-ordinator – South Central

This position is currently vacant. If you would like to apply or have any questions please contact us.

This region covers Berkshire, Dorset, West Sussex, Hampshire and Oxfordshire.

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Regional Co-ordinator – South East

This position is currently vacant. If you would like to apply or have any questions please contact us.

The region covers Kent, East Sussex, Surrey and London.

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Brian Cole
Regional Co-ordinator – Northern Ireland

Brian is Partner Personal Injury Department at Diamond Heron in Belfast.

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Previous Management Committee Members

Many of the Regional Co-ordinators and Officers who make up our Management Committee stay in post for a number of years and MASS is very grateful for their time and commitment.

We have put together a history of previous Management Committee Members who have ‘served’ since 2o14.

Our Mission Statement

MASS promotes the highest standards of legal services through education and representation in the pursuit of justice for victims of road traffic accidents.