Why CILEx Qualification Matters

By Daniel Fitzsimmons FCILEx, Chartered Legal Executive On Monday I got the news I’ve waited years to hear. I am now a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). Because I am in “active practice” I am called a “Chartered Legal Executive”. I can also use the letters “FCILEx” after my name. So… Read more »

Can I Claim Compensation for a Mistaken Identity Arrest?

  By Daniel Fitzsimmons, GCILEx In the past couple of weeks, I have taken on three new clients who want to pursue actions against the police after a mistaken identity arrest. All three men have suffered mentally and physically due to the incompetence of the police. This is why I believe they should be compensated…. Read more »

How Co-operating Helps You Win Your Compensation Claim

  By Daniel Fitzsimmons My daughter, Olivia, loves watching old episodes of “Sesame Street” on YouTube. I grew up with the show and, as a parent, appreciate the way the writers combined education and entertainment. Recently we watched a song about co-operation. Enjoy it here. As the song says, “sometimes there is a job so big, if… Read more »

Donoghue Solicitors win the “World Cup”

  By Daniel Fitzsimmons We won! On Tuesday 27 May a team representing Donoghue Solicitors won the Powerleague Liverpool World Cup 5-a-side football tournament. As a keen footballer outside of work, I put together a crack team of fellow “athletes” to play in the competition.   Donoghue Solicitors’ team competed against various other businesses from… Read more »

Why taking a pre-medical offer could be an expensive mistake

Accepting a pre-medical offer could be a costly financial mistake. Daniel Fitzsimmons of Donoghue Solicitors explains why. I recently represented a client from Birmingham who had been injured in a road traffic accident. After medical examination and negotiations with the other driver’s insurers, I settled her claim for more than three times the original offer…. Read more »

What the ‘Litigator’ award for Daniel Fitzsimmons of Donoghue Solicitors means for our clients

By Kevin Donoghue, Principal, Donoghue Solicitors I am delighted to say that my colleague, Daniel Fitzsimmons (pictured with me here), has today been confirmed as a ‘Litigator’ with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (‘APIL’). You can see Daniel’s details on the APIL website by clicking here. APIL is a campaigning organisation with over 4,700… Read more »