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Shane Smith Litigation Executive, Serious Personal Injury

Experience Profile

Shane is a litigation executive in the serious personal injury team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

He is a former Police Officer and Police Coroner’s Officer with expertise in dealing with bereaved families, investigating fatal accidents and collisions, representing families through an Inquest and/or Public Inquiry and acting for claimants in serious personal injury cases.

Shane is a Finalist for the Trainee/Paralegal of the Year Award at the Manchester Legal Awards 2019.


  • Personal injury
  • Road traffic collisions
  • Inquests
  • Public inquiries
  • Fatal accidents
  • Operational policing
  • Terrorism and Mass Disasters and the Legal Response
  • Provide training to Police Forces nationally and family liaison officers.

Career History

  • Since 2016: Slater and Gordon 
  • 2015: Keoghs Solicitors


  • Studied at BPP Law School, Manchester, LPC
  • Studied at Sheffield University, LLB Law and Criminology LLB (Hons)

Professional memberships

  • Graduate member of CILEx