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Alliston Case

Charlie Alliston was sentenced today to 18 months for 'wanton and furious' cycling resulting in the tragic death of a pedestrian Mrs Kim Briggs. Alliston was rightly jailed in my view but this sentence does not remotely compare with the laughably lenient sentences handed out to motorists over the years who kill / seriously injure my cyclist clients.

Alliston was rightly jailed in my view but this sentence does not remotely compare with the laughably lenient sentences handed out to motorists over the years who kill / seriously injure my cyclist clients.

Chetwynd and York,NW5

Difficult time at present , dad's close to passing in a hospice in Hampstead after being in the Whittington Hospital in nearby Highgate since mid June.One of the only chinks of light has been the cycle trips to and from ,particularly since he's been in Hampstead.

One of the only chinks of light has been the cycle trips to and from ,particularly since he's been in Hampstead.

Dunwich here we come!

Tonight will be the fourth time I'm joining 1000 or so others in London Fields at 7ish to begin the 120 mile cycle through the night to the beach in Dunwich. It never loses its appeal .

It never loses its appeal .

Submission to APPCG Justice Enquiry

My name is Kevin O’Sullivan and I am a personal injury lawyer of 25 years experience. For the last 15 years I have almost exclusively represented cyclists in cases arising from road accidents, mostly in London.

For the last 15 years I have almost exclusively represented cyclists in cases arising from road accidents, mostly in London.

Another bike stolen!

I can't help but feel some personal responsibility for this one. It was Xmas Eve and it usually falls to me to join the butchers' queue on Church Street.

It was Xmas Eve and it usually falls to me to join the butchers' queue on Church Street.

“Axe Roadhumps to Save Lives”

So goes the headline in a newspaper this am,but this isn't what NICE are proposing in response to air pollution. They ARE saying that cars slowing down and then speeding up is bad for air pollution.

They ARE saying that cars slowing down and then speeding up is bad for air pollution.

Hire bike scheme great for a one way trip!

It occurred to me some time ago that the hire bike scheme (on which I'm campaigning to be fully extended into zone 2, more of that another time) is perfect when you're only going one way by bicycle. Last night, I was at a presentation at my son's school in Pimlico and knew me and him would tube it back home afterwards.

Last night, I was at a presentation at my son's school in Pimlico and knew me and him would tube it back home afterwards.

ACCIDENT – TULSE HILL (A204) / TULSE HILL ESTATE

Cycle Accident Claim - Tulse Hill, South London After a car pulled out of a side road without due care, it forces the cyclist to lose control and cause both damage and injury. Kevin O'Sullivan dealt with the claim on behalf of the cyclist and made a claim against the car driver.

Kevin O'Sullivan dealt with the claim on behalf of the cyclist and made a claim against the car driver.

Cycle Accident Claim – Hillmarton Road & Parkhurst Road, London

Cycle Accident Details Whilst waiting at a 'Give Way' line, the cyclist was suddenly hit from behind by a bus pulling up to the junction with Hillmarton Road and Parkhurst Road. Injuries Incurred from Cycle Accident The client suffered tissue injury to their hand, cuts and grazes to knees and left thigh and suffered from a sore lower back.

Injuries Incurred from Cycle Accident The client suffered tissue injury to their hand, cuts and grazes to knees and left thigh and suffered from a sore lower back.

CYCLE LEGAL’S KEVIN O’SULLIVAN APPEARS ON ITV LONDON NEWS

Cycle Legal's Kevin O'Sullivan, who specialises in cycle injury cases, appeared on ITV London News on 31 March 2014, commenting on a piece about the effect of potholes on cyclists.

Cycle Legal's Kevin O'Sullivan, who specialises in cycle injury cases, appeared on ITV London News on 31 March 2014, commenting on a piece about the effect of potholes on cyclists.

KEVIN O’SULLIVAN WITH NICK FERRARI ON LBC RADIO

Kevin O'Sullivan talks to Nick Ferrari on the recent cycling accident in South London. Please go to the link below to listen to the conversation https://w.

Please go to the link below to listen to the conversation https://w.

Cycle Legal makes history as First Ever UK Cycling Law Firm

The UK’s first ever stand-alone cycle law firm launches this Friday evening, 15 April, at premier London Cycle Café, Look Mum No Hands, 49 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HX Cycle Legal based in London at the heart of the UK’s cycling revolution was founded by committed cyclist and specialist in cycling law, Kevin O’Sullivan. Kevin developed a cycling law department at his previous firm and has acted almost exclusively for cyclists seriously injured on London’s roads for over 15 years.

Kevin developed a cycling law department at his previous firm and has acted almost exclusively for cyclists seriously injured on London’s roads for over 15 years.

The UK’s Only Dedicated Cycle Injury Solicitors

Cycle Legal only deals with Cycle Injury cases. It is the UK's first 'cycle only legal firm, run by solicitor and cycle enthusiast Kevin O'Sullivan.

It is the UK's first 'cycle only legal firm, run by solicitor and cycle enthusiast Kevin O'Sullivan.

Cycle to the Lane

it's exactly two years since i first suggested to Spurs that the way to tackle the transport nightmare awaiting them when they open their swanky new ground in August 2018 is to encourage their fans to cycle to the ground. Since then , dockless hire bikes have exploded in the capital making this idea even more feasible.

Since then , dockless hire bikes have exploded in the capital making this idea even more feasible.

CYCLE TO THE LANE

DID A TALK AT THE HACKNEY CYCLING CONFERENCE ABOUT OUR CYCLE TO THE LANE CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE MORE SPURS FANS TO CYCLE TO THE NEW GROUND. IT WAS REALLY POSITIVE AND THE FEEDBACK WAS BRILLIANT,MANY SAYING THEY'D NEVER THOUGHT OF FOOTBALL AND MUSIC FANS CYCLING TO EVENTS.

IT WAS REALLY POSITIVE AND THE FEEDBACK WAS BRILLIANT,MANY SAYING THEY'D NEVER THOUGHT OF FOOTBALL AND MUSIC FANS CYCLING TO EVENTS.

Great wins for cyclists

We have celebrated several wins for cyclists at Cycle Legal in recent months, a settlement for a lady's broken foot from a lorry turning left (ltl) after a long running denial ; a 25% win close to a liability only trial for a client who was accused by a witness of going on to the pedestrian refuge while crossing a junction; a mighty win on a severe brain injury case a week from a two day High Court trial where we went from a blank denial for 3 years , expert engineering evidence to look at bus cctv , a 75/25 offer in our favour, a 90/10 offer a month from trial and then eventually , they completely folded. Exhausting but so rewarding to win it for the client who, like so many head injured cyclists, cannot recall the accident.

Exhausting but so rewarding to win it for the client who, like so many head injured cyclists, cannot recall the accident.

Cycle to the Lane

Excited about meeting with George Parkinson of Spurs tomorrow am at the Spurs ground to discuss our campaign to ENABLE ,not encourage , Spurs fans to cycle to the new ground when it opens in September. We still retain our ambition to have hundreds of hire bikes outside Seven Sisters and Tottenham Hale stations in time for the first home game.

We still retain our ambition to have hundreds of hire bikes outside Seven Sisters and Tottenham Hale stations in time for the first home game.

Victory at Central London County Court!

After 5 years of litigation , we settled a case at the court door on Monday . My client, a secondary school teacher , could not pursue his hobby of football refereeing and our case was that he may have gone on to do this professionally.

My client, a secondary school teacher , could not pursue his hobby of football refereeing and our case was that he may have gone on to do this professionally.

Death by dangerous cycling? Really?

Government proposals to introduce a dangerous cycling law just show how lop sided their priorities are .450 pedestrians killed on UK roads in 2016 and 3 of them by cyclists.

450 pedestrians killed on UK roads in 2016 and 3 of them by cyclists.

Dalston hit and run

Impossible really for this case in the last 24 hours (cyclist hits pedestrian in Dalston and flees the scene )not to give me mixed feelings. I have dealt with so many hit and run cases for cyclists over the years and have several ongoing at present.

I have dealt with so many hit and run cases for cyclists over the years and have several ongoing at present.