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:
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
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
Treasurer – Janet Tilley
Janet is a former Director and Partner of Simpson Millar LLP. She runs her own consultancy company specialising in Legal Practice Management.
You can find out more about Janet by reading Getting to know you – Janet Tilley
Andy is Partner, Head of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence at Higgs & Sons, Stourbridge
He is also a member of the Birmingham Medico-Legal Society and Birmingham Law Society Personal Injury Group.
Past MASS Chair and Honorary Member –
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.
Our Regional Co-ordinators:
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
Adam is a Solicitor and Manager of the Litigation Team at Winn Solicitors in Byker.
His region includes Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne Wear.
Paul is a Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor (Road Traffic Accidents) for True Solicitors LLP in Leeds.
Kate is a Partner and Head of Personal Injury for Stephensons Solicitors LLP, Leigh.
Her region covers Lancashire and Cheshire.
Chris is an Advocate at Carpenters.
His region covers Merseyside and parts of Cheshire.
Find out more about what makes Chris tick here.
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.
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.
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
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.
Regional Co-ordinator – South Central
Paul is Partner, Personal Injury, Landlord & Tenant, Marketing and Business Development – Accident Management at George Ide LLP in Chichester.
His region covers Berkshire, Dorset, West Sussex, Hampshire and Oxfordshire.
Find out more about paul here – Getting to know you – Paul Lewis
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.
Regional Co-ordinator – Northern Ireland
Brian is Partner Personal Injury Department at Diamond Heron in Belfast.