Michael Walker


Personal Injury


Michael is an Associate and Head of the JMW Travel Litigation team. He specialises in acting for claimants involved in accidents abroad, including accidents in hotels and accidents on an aeroplane or boat. Michael also acts for individuals and groups of claimants who sustain food poisoning following holidays at all-inclusive hotels or on board cruise ships.

These claims are based on a highly complex and challenging area of law. An in depth knowledge of the issues that are raised is key to the success of these cases.

The travel team regularly write articles and blog on issues relating to claims arising from accidents abroad and can be found on Twitter @jmwholidayteam and on Facebook at JMW Holiday Claims.

Michael also has experience in handling other types of personal injury claims including Employers liability, Public liability and Occupiers liability claims with a focus towards complex liability and quantum disputes.

Outside of work, Michael is the ‘star’ striker of his 5 a side team, enjoys walking his dog Audrey and going to Old Trafford to support Manchester United.  


Why did you join JMW?

JMW stood out for me as a firm that is at the forefront of the personal injury field.  Since joining it has become apparent that it is also a very friendly and approachable firm which will provide you with the opportunity to develop your legal career and fulfil your potential.  I am very much looking forward to a long lasting career at JMW whilst fighting for the best possible settlements for my clients.  

Who would you...

Share a pint with:

Sir Alex Ferguson, the greatest football manager of all time.

Stay in with:

My wife and our dog Audrey!

Michael's latest blogs
September 20th
In this blog, Michael Walker, the head of the JMW holiday team, discusses how the Brexit could affect your rights when you go on holiday.
May 16th
Michael Walker, Associate Solicitor and head of the Holiday Claims team, talks about the law involving timescales for making a claim after an accident abroad, and why it's important to enquire as soon as possible, if you feel you have a claim.
April 20th
Associate Solicitor and head of the Holiday Claims team, Michael Walker, talks about the ramifications a rise in numbers of those holidaying in Spain may have on tourists.

E-mail: michael.walker@jmw.co.uk


  • Food poisoning claims
  • Accidents in hotels abroad
  • Foreign road traffic accident claims
  • Public liability claims

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