Our trusted legal partner in the South West: Royds Withy King

“As a long term supporter and advocate of SIA, Royds Withy King is delighted to be involved in this exciting new partnership.

We are passionate about our work and share SIA’s mission to help all people affected by spinal cord injury achieve a fulfilling life. We very much look forward to working together and taking up our role as a Trusted Legal Partner.”

Ian Carrier, Partner, Royds Withy King




We are delighted to have the team at Royds Withy King on board as one of our trusted legal partners, as an opportunity both to continue our long-standing relationship, but also to give our members the support of such a committed, and experienced team. Royds Withy king were a vital part of establishing our outreach serices, and we are looking forward to working with them side by side on our latest endeavour: offering greater support for every SCI person in the South West!”

Carol Barraclough, SIA Support Network Coordinator

About Royds Withy King

Spinal injury specialists who deliver more than compensation.

Why Choose us

Royds Withy King has decades of experience helping clients who have suffered a spinal cord injury, however it may have happened. We are a national law firm with an outstanding track-record in the field of personal injury claims.

Our dedicated team of specialist lawyers is based in the South-West of England and represents clients across England & Wales. We understand the often complex needs that someone with a spinal cord injury may have and work collaboratively with other professionals to achieve great results for our clients.

People who consult us are more than just clients; we strive to build a trusted relationship with you and your family in every aspect of our service so that we can anticipate and meet your (often) complex needs.

Our Multi-disciplinary approach

We build the right team around you to ensure you get the personal, medical, legal and financial support you need to rebuild your life and the level of compensation you deserve.

Where possible we will obtain an early interim payment to fund private rehabilitation post discharge and to pay for suitable housing, care and any equipment that is needed.

We are passionate about our work and as a Trusted SIA Legal Partner share its mission to help all people affected by spinal cord injury achieve a fulfilling life. We are proud to support SIA and its team of Support Network Officers with the aim of ensuring that spinal cord injured people, their families and healthcare professionals in the South West have access to the support they need.

To find out more about how our Trusted Partners Royds Withy King can support you or a loved one after suffering a catastrophic injury, visit their website.

Meet Our Team

If you’ve suffered a life-changing spinal cord injury as a result of negligence, it’s vital that you have the right team to support you with a compensation claim.  At Royds Withy King we build a team around you, to ensure you get the personal, medical, legal and financial support you deserve as you rebuild your life.

I never cease to be impressed by how positive and spirited my clients are, often in the face of extreme adversity. For me it’s all about securing settlements that enable my clients to achieve maximum independence and quality of life, now and in the future, regardless of the severity of their injury.”

Ian Carrier
Partner, Personal Injury
m: 07917 097022
e: [email protected]


Ian is a partner who heads up our Personal Injury team and the firm’s team of spinal injury specialists. His main areas of expertise include catastrophic injury work, especially traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury claims resulting in paralysis or partial paralysis. He also specialises in fatality claims.

“There is nothing more satisfying than being able to help families rebuild their lives after some of the very traumatic events that they undergo in their medical treatment. Many of our cases are very hard-fought, and it is a matter of pride for us that we will never settle for second-best when negotiating for our clients.”

Simon Elliman
Partner, Clinical Negligence
m: 07818 451354
e: [email protected]

Simon heads the Medical Negligence team. Although based in our Bath office, Simon represents clients from all over England and Wales. His expertise is recognised by his membership of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel, and his membership of the specialist panel of the renowned medical negligence charity Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA). He has particular expertise in birth injury and cerebral palsy cases, and complex spinal cases, with a particular specialism in cauda equina cases, and works in partnership with the cauda equina charity CESA.

Our work with SIA

Our team works closely with the SIA, providing support to their Support Network Team.

Find out more about how the Support Network service (formerly Peer Support Service) helps those who have recently had a spinal cord injury rebuild their lives through others who have the same experience.

Client Case Studies and further information

To hear more first hand from Royds With King’s clients, and discover more about what they are doing as a firm to support the SCI community, visit their info hub.