The Team


Ross Aldridge, Founding Partner

With over 35 years of experience in the legal profession, Ross is the founding Partner of the firm and a specialist in Personal injury Law.

Area of Work:

Ross runs Public liability (slips and trips), works accidents, product liability, major and catastrophic injuries as well as commercial litigation work.


Ross is a keen golfer who plays off a handicap of 6 and has also played competitive Tennis and rugby. He also treads the boards in dramatic productions once or twice a year.

Ross enjoys exploring the countryside when he is out walking the footpaths with his two Golden Retrievers.

Other Facts:

Ross is a member of the major personal injury panels including Mass, APIL and the Law Society Personal Injury Panel.

Ross Aldridge, Partner and Solicitor

John Depner, Partner

With over 20 years of legal experience, John is an expert in Personal Injury Law.

Area of Work:

Taking cases through to trial (and sometimes beyond to the Court of Appeal) covering a wide range of road, work and public liability accidents from minor through to catastrophic injuries.


Motor sport, football, skiing, walking, running a private taxiing service for his four daughters and generally pretending to be active.

John Depner, Partner and Solicitor

Daniel Menell, Chartered Legal Executive

With almost 20 years of experience in running Personal Injury Claims, Dan is an expert in all types of accident claim including those involving complex liability disputes and serious or catastrophic injuries.

Area of Work:

His caseload comprises a broad spectrum of personal injury cases, although he specialises in complex, high value and litigated claims.


Ju-jitsu, snowboarding and spending time with his family.

Daniel Menell, Partner and Chartered Legal Executive

Case Handling Teams

Peter Trotman, Junior Litigation Executive

With a background in the insurance sector Peter has great experience in the negotiation of Personal Injury Claims.

Area of Work:

Road traffic accidents, public and employers liability matters to sports injuries and product liability claims.


Represented England at Pool at the European Championships, having played for Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire at County level, a keen snooker player and local league footballer.

Peter Trotman, Chartered Legal Executive

Amanda Brown Litigation Executive

Area of Work:

Currently specialising in Personal Injuries relating to RTA, employers and public liability.


Running, going to the cinema and travelling.

Amanda Brown, Litigation Executive

Ryan Simmonds, Compensation Negotiator

Area of Work:

Ryan deals with a broad range of road accident, employers and public liability claims.



Music, gigs and festivals, going to the cinema and swimming.

Ryan Simmonds, Litigation Executive

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