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Roger is the partner in charge of the Personal Injury and Road Traffic Accident Team. The team has strength and depth to deal with all levels of injury.

He has over 25 years’ experience in personal injury work and has been instrumental in building his specialist team.

The Unit has specialist Brain Injury, RTA, Industrial Disease, Employers Liability, Occupiers Liability and Public Liability Teams.

Roger has a relaxed, approachable manner and can relate well with injured clients and their families, having had lengthy experience of dealing with all types of injury cases.

Cases are handled on a No Win, No Fee basis, cutting down on financial risks for clients who are already facing a variety of difficulties.


Roger acts for clients who have sustained all levels of injury from minor injuries to more extensive trauma injuries that result in multi-million pound settlements.

He is accredited under the Law Society Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme.

Roger deals with all types of Personal Injury claims and in particular high value and complex cases.

Memberships / Networks

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers


Motor Accident Solicitors Society


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What our clients say

  • “You have handled my case in the most considered and professional manner. Your intelligent advice provided me the assurances I needed, I was thoroughly confident in your handling of the claim throughout."

Independent verdict

  • “Roger O’Donnell is ‘tenacious, pragmatic, and skilled in his field’.”

    Legal 500
  • "Roger O’Donnell is ‘knowledgeable, and always willing to go the extra mile for his clients. His devotion to the cause is second to none’."

    Legal 500
  • "Roger O'Donnell is highly accomplished."

    Chambers & Partners
  • "Roger O'Donnell is 'tireless in his pursuit of the cause of those he represents' and is noted for his 'outstanding practical application of the law'."

    Legal 500
  • "Roger O’Donnell... has extensive experience acting in cases resulting in multimillion-pound settlements."

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