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Tom is a specialist serious personal injury and medical negligence solicitor based in our Salisbury office.
He has over 20 years of experience helping catastrophically injured people with complex, high-value personal injury and medical negligence claims.
Tom qualified as a solicitor in 2007 from the College of Law in Guildford. He has been based in the Salisbury and Southampton areas throughout his legal career and has represented and supported clients across England and Wales.
He brings to Novum Law particular expertise in spinal injuries, severe brain injuries and fatal accidents. Tom has extensive experience representing bereaved families at inquests into their loved ones’ deaths, regularly advising clients on the procedures involved when a case is referred to the coroner. He is an expert in coronial law.
Tom’s specialist areas include:
- Road traffic accidents
- Fatal injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Brain and head injuries
- Work accidents
- Public liability claims
- Criminal injury claims (CICA)
- Medical negligence including cases against private hospitals and clinics, NHS Trusts and individual medical and dental practitioners
- Claims involving the Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence (MOD)
- Industrial disease
“I approached this firm a while back after an unfortunate incident I was in. From day one Tom Hartigan, the solicitor assigned to my case, was absolutely fantastic! He provided all the information in a crystal clear manner and offered truly 5 star help, support and professional advice. I received a great outcome to my case which I am very happy with. I highly recommend this firm to anyone and I’m sure they will pull through with excellent service and results. Thank you Novum Law and thank you Tom Hartigan.” – Novum Law client
Activities and Achievements
Tom is Chairman and Trustee of the brain injury charity Headway Salisbury and South Wiltshire. He is regularly involved in fundraising activities for Headway UK.
As an expert in spinal injury, Tom has strong links with the Spinal Injury Association (SIA) and has used his in-depth knowledge to good use by assisting and advising a specialist cauda equina support group that operates throughout the UK.
Tom is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and The Law Society.
When he is not working, Tom enjoys a range of sports, particularly football and cricket. He is a season ticket holder at Southampton Football Club. He also enjoys reading history books and travelling.