Practice Development Leader
I specialise in involving clients who’ve been injured or become unwell whilst abroad. My previous experience as a defendant lawyer has allowed me to make full use of the knowledge I've gained to achieve the best settlements I can for my clients.
Get to know Stephen
I’ve been working in the legal sector since 2005 and am a qualified Chartered Legal Executive. I am now the practice development leader for travel litigation.
I specialise in involving clients who’ve been injured or become unwell whilst abroad. I was previously employed by one of the UK’s largest tour operators as a defendant lawyer and now specialise in claimant work, making full use of the knowledge and experience I've gained, to achieve the best settlements I can for my clients.
I have specific expertise in Montreal and Athens convention claims and also in package travel regulation claims.
In addition to pursuing claims on behalf of my clients, I also provide assistance, training and development to other members of the team.
I’m a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and I’m also recognised and recommended as a Rising Star in the independent legal guide, the Legal 500. The 2022 edition states: “Stephen Goodman is an astute team leader, an out-and-out litigator and a tough opponent. Stephen
Goodman leads his team with confidence and good humour. A longstanding operator in the field, he is well liked by clients, colleagues, counsel and even opponents."
I am ranked as a Star Associate in the 2022 edition of Chambers and Partners which quotes: "Stephen Goodman is a claimant solicitor in the travel litigation team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers. He regularly assists holidaymakers who have suffered injuries in road traffic accidents or skiing incidents."
"Stephen is a very caring lawyer who is committed to getting results for clients." "He has a good breadth of experience and knowledge."
Stephen Goodman has unparalleled experience in the sector with a strong grounding as a traditional personal injury lawyer. Very highly regarded for over a decade. The Legal 500 independent legal guide (for Stephen Goodman)