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18 August 2022 | Firm News | Article by Simon Ellis

APIL accreditation awarded to Military Senior Associate, Nia-Wyn Evans

Nia-Wyn Evans, Senior Associate in the Military team, has been awarded the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) accreditation at Senior Litigator level.

Nia Wyn-Evans

The APIL accreditation is awarded to individuals who can demonstrates they are competent and a specialist when dealing with personal injury claims. It provides a quality mark to help consumers to recognise their expertise.

Nia-Wyn has been working at Hugh James since 2018 and works within the military department on behalf of current and former military personnel suffering with various injuries and illnesses relating their service.

Nia-Wyn heads up the cold injury team and regularly advises clients who have suffered a cold related injury whilst in service.

If you would like to contact Nia-Wyn Evans or the Military team for an initial consultation, get in touch today.

Nia-Wyn’s career highlight was in April 2022 where she settled multiple cold injury claims for the total settlements of just under £1 million. These claims were initially denied by the Ministry of Defence and settled one month before trial. The Cold Injury team is currently handling over 380 claims on behalf of current and former military personnel from all over the UK.

Nia-Wyn is very passionate about the military community and supports charities such as ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, sits on judging panels for Veterans Awards nationally, and works closely with military organisations such as Veteran Owned UK.

Speaking about receiving her award, Nia-Wyn comments:

“I am delighted to have been awarded the Senior Litigator accreditation by APIL.APIL has 3,000 member lawyers dedicated to protecting and enhancing access to justice and improve the services provided for victims of personal injury, it’s a privilege to not only be recognised as a member but to have been awarded this accreditation.”

Author bio

Simon Ellis


Simon Ellis is a Partner with Hugh James and has worked with the firm for more than 25 years, having trained and qualified here. Simon heads up the Military Department, advising and assisting current and former military personnel with various health conditions and injuries. He specialises in claims such as hearing loss, non-freezing cold injuries, compartment syndrome and military injury cases. He is often asked to advise on more unusual claims in the military context.

Disclaimer: The information on the Hugh James website is for general information only and reflects the position at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated as such. If you would like to ensure the commentary reflects current legislation, case law or best practice, please contact the blog author.


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