Meet The Team

Our dedicated team of expert cycle solicitors will guide you through the claims process at a pace that suits you.

We will ensure that not only will you receive the appropriate level of compensation for your injuries, but that you also have access to the best medical and rehabilitation treatment along the way.

  • NIAL BURKE
  • DAVID MCDERMOTT
  • COLLETTE MCCANN
  • REBECCA BLACKHURST
NIAL BURKE Director

Nial qualified as a Solicitor in 1995 and has 20 years’ experience in representing clients who have suffered complex and life changing injuries.  Nial specialises in claims for both adults and children who have suffered spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, significant orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain. Nial has a particular interest in handling motorcycle and cycle cases as well as workers who have injured themselves falling from height.

His extensive experience and personal dedication to those who he represents ensures that not only do they receive the damages to which they are entitled but they also receive the support and guidance they need whilst trying to rebuild their lives following the traumatic injuries that they have sustained.

NIAL BURKE
DAVID MCDERMOTT Director

David qualified as a Solicitor in 1994 and has over 20 years’ experience in dealing with complex personal injury claims. Whilst he has vast experience in all areas of personal injury work David specialises in complex cases where clients have suffered fatal or life-changing injuries, including spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and amputations. David has settled numerous multi-million pound claims throughout his career. David is a keen sportsman and regular cyclist and over the years has acted for many cyclists ranging from professional athletes to casual riders.

David is committed to securing early rehabilitation for his clients as well as interim payments to assist them on their road to recovery and ensuring their needs are properly catered for.

DAVID MCDERMOTT
COLLETTE MCCANN Solicitor

Collette qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 and has over 10 years’ experience in representing clients who have suffered serious and complex injuries. Collette handles cases for clients who have suffered everything from spinal cord and significant orthopaedic injuries to fractures, soft tissue injuries and scars. Collette has a particular interest in handling motorcycle and cycle cases.
Her extensive experience and personal dedication ensures that her clients receive the damages to which they are entitled and also the support and guidance they need whilst on the road to recovery. In addition to compensation for injuries, she will ensure that each client’s has access to early rehabilitation treatment to assist their recovery as much as possible.

COLLETTE MCCANN
REBECCA BLACKHURST Solicitor

Rebecca joined the Firm in 2010 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2014. Initially she worked within our Employer & Public Liability Team before transferring to the Serious Injury Department.
Rebecca specialises in pursuing claims for pedestrians, cyclists & motorcyclists who have been involved in road traffic accidents. She represents clients who have been injured by negligent drivers and have suffered soft tissue injuries, scars and fractures. In addition to compensation for injuries, she has been successful in obtaining early rehabilitation for her clients, interim payments for bike / motorbike repairs and treatment for travel anxiety, where necessary.
Outside work Rebecca is a keen sportsman and is heavily involved with the Firms charity fundraising campaigns. She was also a member of the Firms successful National 3 Peaks Challenge Team in 2014.

REBECCA BLACKHURST