Sam is a personal injury solicitor and Partner at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors, who has over a decade of experience handling serious and catastrophic personal injury claims including but not limited to employer’s liability, road traffic accidents and occupier’s liability claims. Sam has extensive experience in claims against insurance companies, large scale employer’s and their representatives, Councils and the Police. He specialises in high value and complex, pedestrian, motorcycle and cyclist claims.
Sam’s passion is to fight for the very best for his clients. He is always keen to meet with his clients and to develop strong relationships with them as he helps them through what can often be a life changing event. Sam prides himself in not only obtaining the best results for his client’s in terms of their compensation but also in getting them a head start with the best rehabilitation and treatment. He works closely with insurers, health professionals and case managers ensuring the road to recovery is as beneficial and effective as it can be. Sam’s view is that rehabilitation is a key part to any claim; no one wants to get injured but when they do it is important they receive the best treatment available.
Sam is not afraid to pursue difficult or complex cases and vastly enjoys the challenges of litigation and taking claims to Court. He has developed strong networks in Milton Keynes, Northampton and London area but also represents clients nationwide.
Outside of work Sam spends his time with his family, two young children and friends. Sam enjoys playing football and is a member of local teams in both Milton Keynes and Northampton. Sam attempts to keep a sense of adventure, supporting Willen Hospice with a 127 meter abseil down Northampton lift tower.
Accreditations & Memberships
Chambers & Partners 2024 – Personal Injury Department Ranked in Band 2: notes the team has built a national reputation achieving impressive results on behalf of clients dealing with life changing injuries. Clients praise the team on their selection of instructing the leading experts in the UK. “Geoffrey Leaver offers excellent client care with the added benefit of experienced staff.”
Chambers & Partners 2023 – Personal Injury Department Ranked in Band 2: notes the team is a highly regarded personal injury practice offering expertise in a broad range of disputed liability cases. The team is equally adept at handling cases from RTAs, acting for passengers, pedestrians and cyclists. Their expertise includes severe spinal cord and brain injuries, as well as PTSD. “Geoffrey Leaver’s team is professional and approachable.”
Chambers & Partners 2022 – Personal Injury Department Ranked in Band 1: notes the team is highly regarded as a personal injury practice offering expertise in a broad range of disputed liability cases. Equally adept at handling cases resulting from RTAs, brain injuries, as well as PTSD. One client commented “The service I received was five-star; the team were professional and empathetic.”
Chambers & Partners 2021: Band 1: notes the team is highly regarded as a personal injury practice offering expertise in a broad range of disputed liability cases. Equally adept at handling cases resulting from RTAs, brain injuries, as well as PTSD. One client reports “The process has been nothing but well planned and stress-free.”
Chambers & Partners 2020: Personal Injury Department is recognised by Chambers & Partners 2020 who noted the department as“efficient and effective, and easy to communicate with.”
The Legal 500: Personal Injury Department is recognised by The Legal 500 who notes “the practice is well-regarded for ‘taking on difficult cases at short notice’ from other law firms.”
"Thank you for yesterday and all the help you have given me throughout my claim ,I will be sending a written copy of thanks and praise to your employers and I wish you and your company future success."S Emms