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 – Simon Stanfield

Simon is  Partner and Head of RTA Technical Claims at Simpson Millar, Manchester

He specialises in complex and high value personal injury claims


MASS Vice Chair – Paul NichollsOur Management CommitteeOur Management Committee

Paul is Senior Partner at Nicholls Brimble in Birmingham

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


Our Management CommitteeTreasurer – Janet Tilley

Janet is Director of Volume Legal Services for Simpson Millar




Honorary Member – Andy ShawOur Management Committee

Andy is Partner, Personal Injury 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:

Brian 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.


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

Our Management CommitteePaul Drabble
Regional Co-ordinator – Yorkshire

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

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


Our Management Committee

Peter Adlard
Regional Co-ordinator – Merseyside and The Wirral

Peter is Head of Legal Operations at Hebble Law in Liverpool

His region covers Merseyside and parts of Cheshire


Our Management CommitteeOur Management Committee

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

Our management committeeOur Management CommitteeAngela Fitzpatrick
Regional Co-ordinator – Central West

Angela is a Consultant Solicitor for Nicholls Brimble in Birmingham
Her 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


Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeRachel Green
Regional Co-ordinator – South West

Rachel is Head of Fatal Claims for Lyons Davidson and is based in Bristol

Her region includes Bristol, Devon, Gloucester and South Wales


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

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


Our Management CommitteeOur Management CommitteeDiarmuid McKeown
Regional Co-ordinator – Northern Ireland




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.