Ben is a solicitor and partner at Serious Injury Law. He has been responsible for many of the firm’s most complex and high-value cases over the last 20 years.

He has represented numerous adults and children in cases involving brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, cerebral palsy, other serious injuries, and fatal accidents.

Ben’s focus is always rehabilitation and practical support for his clients, together with ensuring they achieve the best possible outcome in their claim.

He regularly concludes multi-million-pound settlements on behalf of his clients, often involving a lump sum of damages combined with an annual payment, for life.


  • Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) panel solicitor
  • Headway panel solicitor
  • BASIC (Brain and Spinal Injury Centre) panel solicitor
  • Legal 500 “Leading Individual”:

2015: “Very knowledgeable”

2016: “Extensive experience of handling very serious personal injury claims. The team is a shining example of how difficult cases ought to be managed”

2017: “An outstanding professional who has excellent communication skills and is fully supportive of his clients”

2018: “An excellent communicator, supportive of his clients and well versed in the importance of rehabilitation”

2019: “Ben Priestley is a real star of the personal injury profession”

2020: “Ben Priestley is a superstar. He is calm, methodical and personable with clients, but he is a ruthless litigator with a first-class brain”

2022: Ben Priestley is a star individual. He is easily the best solicitor I work for. He has a fantastic, easy manner with clients, but is a very tough litigator with a great eye for detail. He regularly deals with cases of the utmost severity”

2022: Ben Priestley is the stand-out solicitor in this field in the North West. The solicitor who you would ensure was representing a close family who had been involved in a serious accident”

2023: “A very solid team headed by the superlative Ben Priestley”

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