Members of our team have been successfully representing cyclists since 1988 and the concept of ‘more people cycling, more safely, more often’ is one which has been supported with enthusiasm since the creation of the first Cycling Demonstration Towns.

  • Over 30 years representing cyclists
  • Our team are cyclists themselves
  • Members of our team are trained in accident investigation and reconstruction techniques and also include ex-traffic police
  • We operate a 24/7 Freephone helpline 0808 100 999 5
  • We handle unusual cases and have the expertise and experience to win them.
  • We provide access to medical assistance and physiotherapy to get you back on your bike
  • We can recover all other losses including loss of earnings.


Peter Jones

Managing Partner / Director, APIL Fellow, Qualified 1984

Paul Smith

Founder of Smith Jones, Partner / Director, Qualified 1984

Dermot Woodhead

Partner, HOLP (Head of Legal Practice), Qualified 1985

Paul Darlington

Consultant Solicitor

Brett Dixon

Consultant Solicitor and APIL President

Alison Beckett


Ben Judge


Marc Ruff


Catharine Dunn


Lesley Wilkinson


Trainee Solicitors

Rhys Jones

Trainee Solicitor

Legal Executives

Shelley Harvey

Chartered Legal Executive, APIL Senior Litigator

Litigation Executives

Vanessa de Vries

Litigation Executive, APIL Senior Litigator

Dave Gardner

Litigation Executive

Matthew Backhouse

Litigation Executive

Costs Team

Lee Cregg

Law Costs Draftsman

Rachael Campbell

Law Costs Draftsman

Lucie Terry

Law Costs Draftsman

Jayne Linaker

Law Costs Draftsman