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Carlos Land

Carlos is a Legal Director in the Serious Injury Team. He joined Hugh James in 2012. With over two decades of pursing personal injury claims, Carlos is a highly experienced solicitor specialising in cases where clients have suffered life changing and catastrophic injuries, particularly loss of limb and polytrauma.

Carlos adopts a holistic approach ensuring rehabilitation is prioritised together with interim payments in the early stages of the claim.

With an empathetic and client- focused approach, Carlos strives to provide clear and straight forward legal guidance to clients while being mindful of the physical, emotional and financial challenges his clients face.

Work History

Carlos qualified as a solicitor in 1999. He joined Hugh James in 2012 and advanced to associate in 2015 becoming a senior associate in 2018 and a Legal Director in 2024.


  • Carlos recently recovered £3.65 million for a motorcyclist who suffered a below knee amputation as a result of a car pulling into his path when carrying out a filtering manoeuvre. There was provision in the award for several different prostheses due to the different sports the client participated in.
  • £1.5 million was recovered for a car passenger who suffered a significant and permanent spinal injury at the age of 17 causing her to change her career ambitions to a less physically demanding role.