Sam Collard

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Cycling Accident Claims
Personal Injury Solicitors

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  • “Sam is intelligent so knows what is important in a case but is also really personable. “

  • “Sam Collard develops good client relationships and manages their expectations. He is extremely thorough in each case he is involved in.”

  • Sam is a pleasure to work with and clients appreciate the human side. He deals with matters sensitively.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Sam is intelligent so knows what is important in a case but is also really personable. 

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Sam is a really clear thinker and a good tactical personal injury lawyer.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Sam Collard develops good client relationships and manages their expectations. He is extremely thorough in each case he is involved in.

    Legal 500 2024

  • "As an LCC member I contacted Osbornes soon after the accident. They were approachable, responsible and expert. Osbornes guided me through each step of the process, the driver admitted liability extremely quickly, and we reached a settlement with which I was very happy. I’m now back cycling to work and building my confidence over longer distances."

    Mark, London

  • "Sam Collard is recognised for his talent in complex brain and amputation claims, developing strength particularly in quantum issues and sporting injuries and accidents."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Sam Collard is very relatable and puts clients at ease."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "It never fails to amaze me how calm he is. He takes everything in his stride, even in the face of aggressive opponents."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Sam Collard is a very effective lawyer with great attention to detail on claims."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Really thorough and detailed."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "Persistent and very effective in pursuit of clients' claims."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • Sam Collard is a rising star, that despite his junior years is making a name for himself in a crowded market. Very easy to work with and on the ball with costs and managing expectations.

    Legal 500 2022

  • Sam was excellent and very professional in dealing with our claim.

    Personal Injury Client

Sam's latest directory quotes

Sam is a pleasure to work...

Sam is a pleasure to work with and clients appreciate the human side. He deals with matters sensitively.

Chambers UK 2024

Sam is intelligent so knows what...

Sam is intelligent so knows what is important in a case but is also really personable. 

Chambers UK 2024

Sam is a really clear thinker...

Sam is a really clear thinker and a good tactical personal injury lawyer.

Chambers UK 2024

Sam Collard develops good client relationships...

Sam Collard develops good client relationships and manages their expectations. He is extremely thorough in each case he is involved in.

Legal 500 2024

"Sam Collard is recognised for his...

"Sam Collard is recognised for his talent in complex brain and amputation claims, developing strength particularly in quantum issues and sporting injuries and accidents."

Chambers UK 2023

"Sam Collard is very relatable and...

"Sam Collard is very relatable and puts clients at ease."

Chambers UK 2023

"It never fails to amaze me...

"It never fails to amaze me how calm he is. He takes everything in his stride, even in the face of aggressive opponents."

Chambers UK 2023

"Sam Collard is a very effective...

"Sam Collard is a very effective lawyer with great attention to detail on claims."

Legal 500 2023

Sam’s notable cases

Acting for a 35 year old man in a multimillion pound claim after he suffered a below knee amputation as a result of an accident on a construction site whilst at work;

Being part of the Osbornes Catastrophic Injuries team representing the husband of the only female victim of the Croydon Tram crash in 2016;

Representing a 29 year old woman who has suffered a traumatic brain injury following a RTA in a claim valued at over £1million;

Representing the husband and daughter of a 25 year old woman who was fatally injured following a fire in her flat.

Sam's directory testimonials

"Persistent and very effective in pursuit...

"Persistent and very effective in pursuit of clients' claims."

Chambers UK 2022

Sam Collard is a rising star,...

Sam Collard is a rising star, that despite his junior years is making a name for himself in a crowded market. Very easy to work with and on the ball with costs and managing expectations.

Legal 500 2022

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