Mike Sutton

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Tel :0121 698 2200


Recent Cases

Mike has been involved in a number of cases recently where the claim value was in excess of £1M. These include a claim for a man who suffered life changing injury after a fall from a ladder, which resulted in the man being unable to work again and was left requiring life-long care. He also represented a lady who suffered a significant brain injury as a result of being knocked down by a motor car that mounted the pavement.

Types Of Law Used

Personal Injury Law

What The Directories Say

2018-19 Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLP is 'a small team that has built up considerable experience', whose 'approach to client care is second to none'. Mike Sutton  leads the team and is 'very well respected locally within the profession'. He specialises in handling road and work accidents, and recently represented a client who suffered from complex regional pain syndrome due to falling from a ladder.

2017 Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLP acts for local clients on a wide range of personal injury work – much of which consists of multi-track claims – and ‘has a strong reputation in the West Midlands’. Team leader and ‘very tenacious lawyer’ Mike Sutton ‘does not shy away from difficult, complicated or messy cases’; he recently represented a man who suffered career-ending injuries following an accident at work, and acted on behalf of the family and financial dependents of a man killed by careless driving. Other key names include Stephen Jesson, who assisted an elderly client in her claim against a restaurant which allegedly failed to provide the duty owed by the manager to a disabled customer.

2014 Legal 500 - Mike is referred to within the Personal Injury section as 'very professional and personable'.

Career History

2011 - joined Sydney Mitchell

2006 - 2011 MTA Solicitors, Kent

2004 - 2006 Colman Coyle, London

2003 - 2004 Sydney Mitchell

1997 - 2003 Eversheds, Birmingham

1986 - 1997 Clyde & Co, London


Higham Park Senior School, London E4

Interests and Hobbies

Football, Fishing and Walking

UK Top Tier Firm 2017 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2011 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme