Hugh Potter

PotterRees Serious Injury Solicitors Profile

12 Commercial Street, MANCHESTER, M15 4PZ, M15 4GB

Telephone: 0161 237 5888


  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, (APIL).
  • Fellow of the College of Personal Injury Law, (CPIL).
  • The Spinal Injuries Association's Solicitors panel.
  • The Law Society's Personal Injury Panel.
  • The Law Society's Clinical Negligence Panel.
  • Richard Grand Society

Career Overview

Hugh developed an interest in head and spinal cord injury when he worked as a nurse during university holidays at a neurological hospital. Hugh qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and he has since specialised in pursuing head and spinal cord injury cases. Hugh has worked as a volunteer for Headway for over 15 years. In 1998 Hugh established the firm to offer the services of a number of experienced lawyers in this specialised field to those who have sustained devastating injuries.

Hugh Potter has received the top ranking from the Chambers UK guide for his work. The Chambers Guide is a comprehensive directory of solicitors and barristers in the UK. The rankings are based upon the extensive interviews carried out by the Chambers researchers including interviews with leading claimant and defendant personal injury firms and leading personal injury barristers.

The "exceptional" niche firm PotterRees, Serious Injury Solicitors offers "the epitome of high-quality personal injury advice." As one client says "I feel like I can trust them." The team provides serious injury expertise particularly relating to brain and spinal cord injuries. The firm has a large client base concentrated in the North. Name partner, Hugh Potter remains a favourite with peers and clients alike. - Chambers UK


I am married with 2 small boys. I have a twin brother who by spooky coincidence is a solicitor in Manchester. I am a keen fundraiser and supporter of Headway and the Spinal Injuries Association


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