Neil Hughes 

Membership Status: Barrister - Associate Member

General Information

Neil joined Clerksroom in April 2014 after having spent 8 years as a solicitor (the last 2 years as a solicitor-advocate). During his time as a solicitor, Neil worked at both Hill Dickinson and DWF, where latterly he was an associate in charge of one of the Complex Fraud Teams. He transferred to the bar in 2013.

Based in Liverpool, Neil is happy to travel nationwide.

Areas of law

General civil practice with particular emphasis on:


Neil’s insurance practice covers:

in relation to:

Neil is able to advise on paper, in conference or attend interlocutory hearings.


Neil is a specialist fraud counsel with over 8 years’ previous experience in this area as a solicitor. During his career, Neil has dealt with the whole array of fraud claims, encompassing:

Neil is able to assist in the drafting of particulars of claim, defences raising allegations of fraud and replies to defences where fraud has been alleged. He believes that early conferences are crucial in cases where fraud is or is about to be alleged.

Road Traffic Accidents

Neil’s paper practice encompasses the whole array of RTA personal injury work dealing with:

Neil also has experience in relation to all of the usual arguments pertaining to credit hire, including:

International Claims

Neil has an interest in claims with a foreign element, in particular those involving the Package Travel and Rome II Regulations and the Montreal and Athens Conventions.



Neil Hughes

phone01823 247 247

Qualified in 2013