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Mark Hambleton


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Mark is a Partner in our dedicated personal injury team. He has a broad practice area, acting for Claimants who have been seriously injured.

To be able to be warm, understanding and supportive at the same time as being cool, objective and incisive is a rare special blend.
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About Mark

Mark’s particular specialisms include:

  • representing cyclists injured in road traffic collisions or as a result of defective products
  • claims under The Animals Act 1971 and injuries caused by animals generally
  • representing motorcyclists injured in road traffic collisions
  • pain disorders and taking over the conduct of cases from other firms of solicitors
  • acting for the most vulnerable clients, those individuals who don’t have capacity to litigate in their own right.

Having qualified in 2008 on completion of his training contract at Royds Withy King, Mark has been recognised as an “Associate to watch” and is complimented for his “personal touch” with clients in Chambers and Partners, and for being “punctilious in case preparation” by The Legal 500.

Mark is known for his cycling thought leadership articles for Road cc and his activities on Twitter which have led to various media pieces.

Mark’s blogs and articles

Read all of Mark’s blogs here

Mark also featured in the first edition of our Ahead of the Curve magazine writing about the argument for compulsory cycling helmets. Take a look below:

Mark has also featured in our Ahead of the Curve podcast, speaking on the subject of compulsory cycling helmets:

Press contributions

Repeat blog feature on
UK cycling – how bike safety can be improved (Bike Radar)
Legal Q&A: What are my rights if a pothole makes me crash? (Bike Radar)
Personal injury firms face rising claims

Membership :

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
Professional Negligence Lawyers’s Association

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No matter what the severity of an injury, it’s bound to be a traumatic time. Family life and careers are often disrupted, so it’s gratifying to help clients succeed in their claims as it’s often the first step in regaining some degree of normality in their lives. I deal with all sorts of personal injuries, but as I’m a keen sportsman I’ve increasingly specialised in sports related injuries. Cycling is a passion for me, so I’ve built up a lot of experience in dealing with cycle and motorcycle injury claims, which few people do

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