James Wood joins Stewarts as a Legal Director within the Personal Injury team. James joins from Aspire Law where he was Chief Executive Officer.

James is a personal injury solicitor with over 15 years’ experience specialising in spinal cord injury cases. He qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and was a personal injury solicitor for around 12 years before undertaking the role of Chief Executive Officer at Aspire Law.

James is spinal cord injured himself (T7 complete) and has a unique set of skills with both professional and personal experience in this complex area. He represents and supports clients who have sustained spinal cord injury, and their families.


Following the move, James comments:

“It has been a long term ambition of mine to join Stewarts’ personal injury team. In my view, Stewarts is undoubtedly the highest ranked and leading firm of spinal cord injury solicitors in the country. The team has been known to me throughout my career and has always demonstrated its commitment and dedication in getting the best possible outcomes for its clients.”


Paul Paxton, Head of Personal Injury comments:

“We are delighted to welcome James to Stewarts. His experience, energy and commitment to helping those suffering life changing injuries fit perfectly with our existing practice.”



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