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Partner and Head of Department Manchester Personal Injury
Richard first joined JMW as a Trainee Solicitor in 1991, and qualified as a Solicitor with the Firm’s personal injury department in 1993. He became a Partner in 2002, and a Board member in 2005.
Richard has handled a wide range of personal injury cases since qualifying, specialising in serious and catastrophic injury cases. In recent years, Richard has taken on a full time management role in the Department.
Richard now uses his vast experience of working in Personal Injury claims to focus on the development and supervision of the Department, ensuring that we maintain the highest possible standards of work and client care. He oversees business strategy, recruitment, marketing, and driving the whole team to deliver the best service for our clients and ensure that we remain leaders in this field of work.
He works with our various business and charity partners to ensure the smooth running of the Department on a day to day basis.
Richard graduated from the University of Nottingham with a law degree in 1990 and completed his Law Society Finals at Chester College of Law in 1991.
Having qualified as a solicitor with JMW, Richard worked at Betesh Fox and Co in Manchester between 1995 and 1999 before returning to JMW.
keeping fit and also playing golf (enthusiastically, but badly!)
Blog Posts by Richard Powell
29th March 2021
8th September 2014