Partner and Head of Wills & Estate Planning at Andrew & Co Solicitors Helen Newson writes...
Lincolnshire Law Society appoints new President
On 23 November 2012 Lincolnshire Law Society appointed Michael Pace, a Partner with Andrew & Co LLP Solicitors, to be the President of the local branch of the Law Society for the ensuing year.
Michael is Head of Andrew & Co LLP’s Personal Injury and Motor Law Team and is usually found at their Lincoln office. He joined Andrew & Co on 2 Jan 1998 to work in the personal injury team. He became a Partner in 1999 and took over leadership of the PI Team at the same time.
Michael is a former police officer who during his 7 years in the force spent time in the traffic department. He then set up his own driving school teaching both motorcyclists and car drivers. Prior to joining Andrew & Co LLP he had gained considerable experience dealing with all types of personal injury claims and working in the criminal courts dealing with road traffic law matters.
Michael started his legal career in Retford, Nottinghamshire in 1987 before moving to Lincolnshire.
His experience in road traffic accident claims (RTA’s) is acknowledged by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers for whom he is a lecturer and trainer on Motor Accident Claims and liability in Road Traffic Accidents. He also speaks on matters of Anti Money Laundering and Fraudulent Accident Claims and, Personal Injury Trusts.
Michael is able to see clients at Andrew & Co’s offices in either Lincoln or Newark. He regularly appears in Criminal Courts in Lincoln, Scunthorpe, Grantham, Mansfield and Nottingham as well as other courts anywhere in the country.
Michael is very pleased to have been invited by the Lincolnshire Law Society to accept the appointment as President which in his words “is a great honour”. He intends to represent the interests of Lincolnshire’s lawyers, in particular personal injury lawyers, and to continue to fight for justice for people charged with motoring offences as well as the victims of all types of accident.