John Cahill

Stewarts Law LLP Profile

5 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BF

Telephone: 020 7822 8000


Managing Partner and a senior partner in the personal injury department. 


As a senior partner in the personal injury department John mentors lawyers conducting claims of the utmost severity specialising in brain and spinal cord injury. John's lateral approach to problem solving has repeatedly delivered successful conclusions on difficult cases. In 2006 John was appointed a Fellow of The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.  In 2007 he was particularly active in setting up a Plaintiff Aviation practice at Stewarts Law and now reviews all new instructions with the Head of Aviation. In the recent past, third parties have commented as follows:

"Sources acknowledge the prowess of the Managing Partner and head of group, John Cahill, who is praised for his negotiation skills."

"Managing Partner and Head of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Group, John Cahill is 'someone who knows how to win a case'. He has substantial experience of dealing with claims originating aboard and is widely admired for his professionalism and exceptional knowledge of the field". 

"The 'tough but fair' John Cahill remains a favourite with both clients and peers. He is admired for his talent for resolving liability issues and his ability to negotiated final settlements".

John, in his role as Managing Partner, is viewed by his Partners as the architect of Stewarts' modern forward thinking niche litigation practice. 


Founder of the Forum of Complex Injury Solicitors; Member of Headway and the Spinal Injuries Associations; Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


Career Overview

Qualified in 1985.
Co-founded Stewarts Law in 1990.


Born: 17.02.60. Educated at the Oratory School and Bristol Polytechnic. Married with two daughters.


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