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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MASS Chair – Paul NichollsOur Management CommitteeOur Management Committee

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 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 – Janet Tilley

Janet is a former Director and Partner of Simpson Millar LLP and is a current consultant to the firm. From January 2018 she has run her own consultancy company specialising in Legal Practice Management with a particular interest in RTA case management

You can find out more about Janet by reading Getting to know you – Janet Tilley

Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeHonorary Member – Andy Shaw

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


Our Management Committee

Our Management CommitteePast MASS Chair and Honorary Member –
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


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 a Solicitor and Manager of the 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 in Leeds

Email Paul


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

Kate is a Partner and Head of Personal Injury for Stephensons Solicitors LLP, Leigh

Her region covers Lancashire and Cheshire

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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

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Matt Currie

Regional Co-ordinator – Central East

Matt is Managing Partner for Motor Road Traffic Accident Claims at Irwin Mitchell and is based in Sheffield

His region covers Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, and Nottinghamshire

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Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeVacancy
Regional Co-ordinator – Central West

This position is currently vacant. If you would like to apply or have any questions please contact us.
This region covers Gloucestershire, West Midlands and Warwickshire


Our Management Committee

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

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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

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Our Management Committee

Our Management CommitteePaul Lewis

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

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FOur Management Committeeiona Scurlock
Regional Co-ordinator – South East

Fiona is a PI Solicitor at Gray Hooper Holt LLP, Redhill

Her 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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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.