Tel: 0161 832 4036
Fax: 0161 832 0370
DX: 718200 Manchester 3
maria@kenworthysbarristers.co.uk
Arlington House
Bloom Street
Salford
Manchester
M3 6AJ

Michael Smith

  • Year of call: 2001

Practice

Experience

Michael is an experienced personal injury practitioner.  He has represented clients in the County Court, High Court, Tribunals, the Coroner's Court (including with a jury) and in front of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

Michael undertakes the full range of Personal Injury work, including:

  • Road accidents
  • Employers Liability
  • Public Liability
  • Fatal Accidents
  • Claims arising out of the use of highways

Michael accepts instructions on behalf of both Defendants and Claimants, providing the range of services, and understands the differing needs and expectations of lay and professional clients on both sides. 

His practice consists mainly of multi-track work, particularly the higher value and more serious injury cases, with a growing practice in catastrophic and life-changing injury cases.  He is known to his clients for his exacting standards of service, meticulous attention to detail, and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure that his clients receive the most detailed advice irrespective of the stage of proceedings or funding/merits position. 
Lecture Experience:

Michael is former Head of the Advocacy Course on the Bar Vocational Course at Manchester Metropolitan University.  He is happy to provide training to solicitors in relation to personal injury litigation generally.

 

Reported Cases

Professional Memberships & Publications

  • Member of PIBA
  • Accredited Advocacy Trainer with ATC