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Paul Kitson Principal Lawyer, Personal Injury

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Paul is a Personal Injury Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in London.

His particular area of expertise lies in serious injury claims. This is a field which often involves very large sums of compensation and catastrophic and life-changing injuries.

Paul handles his clients with sensitivity and compassion and has considerable experience tackling everything from amputation, spinal and brain injury cases through to road traffic accidents, sports injuries and claims involving accidents abroad.

He also has considerable experience of handling high value fatal accident claims.

Paul is particularly known as a cycle injury lawyer and as a result he is Slater and Gordon’s principal lawyer for the Cycling UK, the UK's national cycling charity.

In this role Paul has worked with the Cycling UK on a number of campaigns including the "2 Way Street" campaign with Gail Porter calling for greater training and understanding between lorry drivers and cyclists

He has also worked on the Road Justice campaign calling for improvements to the Justice system’s handling of cases involving bad driving.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners: "Paul Kitson focuses on catastrophic injury claims, and has particular expertise in cases arising from cycling accidents. Sources note his handling of especially high-value claims and his ability in dealing with clients".
  • Legal 500: "Paul Kitson is a skilled tactician with superb judgement". Legal 500 also name Paul as a "leading individual."
  • Chambers and Partners 2016: Paul is "a big player in the market" who is "respected by both defendants and their insurers."
  • Chambers and Partners 2017: Paul Kitson is a "really client-friendly personal injury solicitor" who mainly handles catastrophic brain and spine injuries and fatal claims. He is highlighted by sources for his strong experience in representing injured cyclists. Sources describe him as "an absolutely stellar performer - he stands out in terms of ability and in terms of his results."

Career history

  • Since 2012 Slater and Gordon

Professional memberships

  • Former committee member of the British Association for Sport and the Law 
  • Former London regional coordinator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Member of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL)

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Recent Testimonials for Paul Kitson

“Attention to detail and thoroughness throughout. Well done. Being able to talk and deal with one person - Paul Kitson (and his 'helpers') throughout either by phone or letter was all very much appreciated.”

Mr Murray

“The service relieved a great deal of my stress, knowing that my claim was being dealt with by someone really committed and very approachable and also recommended by the CTC. All my contacts by letter or telephone were conducted in a clear manner.”

Mr Moseley

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