Malcolm Underhill

Malcolm Underhill


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Malcolm Underhill

Malcolm is an experienced litigation solicitor. For over 15 years he has specialised in acting on behalf of those who have suffered harm at school, taking legal action in the High Court and County Courts to secure justice for those who have suffered at the hands of individuals and schools.

For 10 years he was a school governor, including the role of Chair of Governors.

He has shared his professional experiences with fellow lawyers, training solicitors across the country to ensure that their clients receive full compensation for the impact of others on their clients’ well-being.

Over his career, Malcolm has written externally published articles and appeared on radio and television.

Over many years Malcolm was ranked by Legal 500. Legal 500 describes themselves as the leading guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK.  Malcolm was ranked as a Leading Individual, which is defined as a true market leader, with a long established reputation in his sector, having lead roles in multiple significant matters, and exceptional, widespread recognition and endorsement from peers in the market and clients alike.  In 2023 Malcolm was ranked by Chambers and Partners, who describe themselves as the leading independent professional legal research company. Malcolm has been ranked as a Senior Statesperson, which is defined as an individual who, by virtue of close links with major clients, remains pivotal to the firm’s success.


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  • Education: The Law Society Personal Injury Panel; Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers; Education Law Association