Miles Hickey - Joint Managing Partner

Associate Solicitor


Specialisation: civil litigation, particularly personal injury, professional and other negligence, general common law litigation

Career: Myles has worked at Dowse & Co since 1976, training as a solicitor with the firm and qualifying in 1979. He has worked throughout that time in the Legal Aid sector and has extensive experience of it; he was Secretary of and voluntary advisor at Stoke Newington Advice Group Service, voluntary advisor at Hackney Law Centre, the Legal Aid private practice representative in Hackney Community Legal Service Partnership. In the 1980’s he helped set up the Duty Solicitor Scheme at Shoreditch County Court to defend tenants facing possession claims and was one of the first solicitor advocates on the scheme.

Myles was one of the early members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and was for several years the Secretary of the APIL Procedure Special Interest Group. He has been a platform speaker and trainer at APIL national and regional conferences. He has been a member of the Law Society Accreditation Scheme in personal injury (formerly the Law Society Personal Injury Panel) since its creation in 1994 and he is an APIL Fellow.

Publications: Myles is a contributing editor to Kemp & Kemp Personal Injury Law Practice and Procedure; he has contributed to numerous consultation responses by APIL on personal injury law, has written for the Journal of Personal Injury Litigation and contributed to the letters columns of the Law Society Gazette and the New Law Journal. His personal injury cases have been published in APIL Newsletter and other journals and on Lawtel.

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