Michael Connor

Partner - Employer's Liability
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Michael Connor is a Partner in the Employers Liability Department at Express Solicitors, having joined the firm in April 2018. Michael specialises in multi-track accidents at work and has done since qualifying in 1991.

When asked what he likes best about his role, Michael commented, “Acting for those injured at work and being able to secure compensation to help them get back on their feet and on the road to recovery as soon as possible.”

“I am very approachable and give legal advice in terms which people understand. I make a difference by using the law to secure maximum compensation levels in the minimum amount of time.”

For the last 15 years, Michael has been a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). In order to become a Fellow of APIL, an applicant must be able to show that they are an experienced practitioner with:

  • -a high level of technical expertise in personal injury law, including trial procedures;
  • – competent in the management of a personal injury department; and
  • – who is recognised by his or her peers as being in a position of professional and intellectual leadership in the field of personal injury law.

Michael was one of the first Lawyers in the country to become a Fellow of APIL. He is also a former Trustee of the Children’s charity Barnardo’s and a former Council Member of the Manchester Law Society.

Michael has almost 30 years experience in personal injury claims and has recovered millions of pounds for clients. He has also been a Partner at some of the largest Personal Injury firms in the UK, first becoming at Partner at the age of 29.

Michael has extensive experience in Personal Injury compensation claims, below are some comments from past clients;

Mrs B from Greater Manchester

“I will never forget how kind and considerate you have been and supported me throughout the last few years”

Mrs R from Gwynedd

“You have championed my cause magnificently and consistently from the outset and ensured that I have a more comfortable retirement than I was at one time expecting as well as consolidating my younger daughter’s progress through university. From the bottom of my heart, I really do thank you for everything that you and your staff have done for me.”

Mr G of Anglesey

“Highly recommended. Thanks for taking me through step by step with my claim and making it quick and easy in doing so “

Mr D of Wigan

“Very professional, polite and thorough would highly recommend to people”

Michael is a keen golfer and is a lover of real ale, pursuits often combined. Michael is also a keen cook with a particular passion for all things spicy, especially Thai cuisine.

Michael celebrated his silver wedding anniversary in 2018. He has 2 sons in their mid-twenties and now has 2 young grandchildren. Whilst he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren he does look forward to giving them back to their parents at the end of the day!

Michaels favourite quote-

“We need to exert ourselves that much more and break out of the vicious cycle of dependence imposed on us by the financially powerful: those in command of immense market power and those who dare to fashion the world in their own image.” Nelson Mandela