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Andrew Zajac Principal Lawyer, Personal Injury - Serious Injuries

Experience Profile

Andrew is a principal lawyer within the serious injury team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

He specialises in serious injuries such as brain injury and orthopaedic injury.

Andrew is known for delivering clear legal advice in a way that clients understand and goes above and beyond expectations to provide exceptional client care and demonstrates outstanding attention to detail.

Case successes include six-figure awards of compensation for two clients who sustained serious orthopaedic injury (one of which sustained a complicated psychological injury involving pain syndrome) and a seven-figure settlement on a complex brain injury cases in which liability was contested.

Clients describe him as “an excellent lawyer" and approachable and helpful.”


Career history

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon
  • 2004 – 2013 Taylor Vinters

Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers 2020: Sources praise Andrew Zajac as "very helpful and knowledgeable." His expertise covers a range of personal injury claims, including catastrophic workplace injury cases.

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Company Secretary for Headway Hertfordshire 2017-2019


Recent Testimonials for Andrew Zajac

“I am a case manager specialising in brain injury and catastrophic injuries. I have been working with Andrew for 2 years. Andrew is one of the best solicitors I have ever worked with. His down to earth approach results in him gaining a rapport with all his clients and their families. Andrew is skilled at working with complex challenging clients. I have seen him breaking bad news to clients, but his approach is gentle and supportive resulting in the client continuing to engage. I have observed Andrew explaining tricky legal information to a severely brain injured client, he explained it so carefully that enabled them to understand it. He also checked back with them to ensure they understood, then followed up with a detailed simple explanation via email.   Andrew is approachable and always respects the therapy team's knowledge. The best thing about working with Andrew is that he trusts me as case manager to manage the rehabilitation and he focuses on the legal case. He is always available to offer support and guidance from a litigation perspective for the therapy team. All members of the MDT enjoy working with Andrew, as he is always jovial and dependable. When making tough/challenging decisions he remains calm and controlled. Andrew has a good knowledge of brain injury and medical conditions, he understands clients' difficulties and the challenges they face living with a disability. Andrew cares about his clients and their families.  Andrew has time for his clients and gains their trust. He always delivers what he promises. He is proactive and responsive, quickly replying to their phone calls and emails. I have recommended Andrew to my colleagues. ”

Brain injury case manager

“Professional, a gentleman and a hopeful source of inspiration for everyone to be better every day. Compared to other companies, this team is at the level of an elite police/military corps (and) is always ahead due to your efficiency and professional knowledge”

Mr J

“The most meticulous and determined to achieve success for his clients’ cause solicitor I know. The one I’d recommend to friends in need.”

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