John Spencer is director of Spencers Solicitors, a leading personal injury firm servicing a national client base from its principle office in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. A lawyer with over 28 year’s experience, John has played a leading role in the development of the PI sector: he is an advocate for claimant rights and has long argued for the reform of the personal injury arena and improved access to justice for injured people. He was awarded the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ at the 2012 Personal Injury Awards.
John was appointed president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) in April this year having been a member of the association member since 1995. Being a past chairman of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) he was their representative director of the Portal Company Board until March 2013.
John is also the solicitor representative on the Civil Justice Council.