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Paul McClorry National Practice Development Leader, Personal Injury - Travel Litigation

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Paul is a personal injury lawyer and the head of the Travel Law team at Slater and Gordon in Manchester.

He specialises in personal injury claims across Europe and worldwide.

He has extensive knowledge and experience of cases brought under the Private International Law Act and Rome II and specialises in group actions against tour operators for holiday illness.

During his career he has also acted for clients injured on package holidays, on planes, ships and trains, and in relation to claims against the Ministry of Defence.

Paul is regularly asked to provide expert commentary on travel law and has had numerous articles published in the legal, local and national press on the subject.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners
  • Legal 500: Paul is named as a "leading individual" and is described as a "dynamic, capable and talented lawyer."
  • Chambers and Partners 2016: Paul is "practical and sensible" and "in particular really loved by clients for his great bedside manner and aftercare."
  • Legal 500 2016: "professional, patient and thorough."
  • Chambers and Partners 2017: "He is an excellent communicator and is able to provide us with clear and concise opinions which are easy to understand."

Career history

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon
  • 2003 – 2013 Pannone Solicitors
  • 1999 – 2003 Donns Solicitors 
  • College of Law, York
  • University of Lincolnshire

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Member of the Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL)
  • Member of the Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association (TATLA)

Leading Individual Paul Mcclorry 

Recent Testimonials for Paul McClorry

“Thank you for all your help and support over the last few years.  You have made a difficult situation more bearable – thank you for being so approachable and understanding”

Mrs Kiley, Manchester

“You have provided an exceptional services, and everything is explaining clearly.”

Mr Layhe-Humphreys, Manchester

“I wish to express my appreciation and gratitude for your most valuable assistance.  Your professional and tactful handling of my case is a credit to you and your organisation.”

Mr O, Manchester

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