Meat The Team At Sorrymate

    Louise Lunt

    Financial Director

  • Paul McKittrick


  • Fergus Dalgarno

    Senior Solicitor

  • Melissa Kenny

    Media Manager

  • Phil Paxton

    Business Development Manager

  • Mark Flynn


  • Joanne McGrath

    Portal Litigator

  • Mark Baker

    Catastrophic Injuries Solicitor

Louise Lunt

Financial Director

Louise is a charted accountant with over 25 years post qualified experience.

Louise has been a financial director and owner of legal businesses since 2008 and oversees the finance of the firm and the compensation monies rewarded on your behalf. Louise also supports the legal team in calculating any loss of earnings suffered and offering advice on where problems or issues are encountered.

Louise is a VW Camper Van traveller, Liverpool FC supporter and more recently a leaner biker having passes her CBT earlier this year.

Paul McKittrick


Paul has been involved in the legal industry for over 38 years initially as a claims handler but over the last 16 year as a Marketing and Business Development Manager. In Sorry Mate we promote ourselves and our services in a variety of different ways; outdoor exhibitions at regional events and local ride outs, indoor national exhibitions such as Motorcycle Live at the NEC, social media, sponsorships of riders, fund raising for various Air ambulances and relationships with other biker focused groups whether this be clubs, cafes, training academies, dealerships or insurers. My role is to oversee various aspects of maintaining the brand image and message and wherever possible enhancing our reputation.

My first experience on two wheeled power came via a purple FS1e at a very early on. The bike wasn’t mine but my best friends who had persuaded his Mum and Dad to buy him one. For anyone too young to know these bikes could be ridden under far different legislation than we see today. Basically if you applied and held a provisional driving licence (available to anyone over 16years of age) and the bike was under 50cc with pedals you were good to go. Sadly the experience didn’t end well with me sliding on some gravel and bending one of the bike pedals and my pride.

Since we’ve taken ownership of Sorry Mate exposure to biking has been exponential and with it a renewed interest. I’ve recently passed my CBT and am looking forward to booking my direct access courses as next steps. To this end we’ve bought an office Mutt, not the hairy kind but a Mutt Fat Sabbath 125cc which myself and two colleagues are looking to gain riding experience on to ensure we have sufficient confidence and training to take that next and crucial step to riding.

Fergus Dalgarno

Senior Solicitor

Fergus is originally from Belfast and has been riding (and crashing) bikes for over 40 years. Fergus has been known for his racing in the past finishing 3rd at the club endurance championships twice. His top speed on closed roads over the mountain in the Isle of Man was 158mph. Being heavily into racing of course his favourite bike is an Extencat Honda CBR 600RR race bike. Fergus’s current bikes are a BMW S 1000 RR and a Suzuki GSXR 750 Slingshot 1991 model.

Fergus founded Sorrymate over 15 years ago and has been dealing with serious injuries for many years.

Melissa Kenny

Media Manager

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Phil Paxton

Business Development Manager

Phil has had a love for motorbikes from a very young age. He was raiding off-road until he could get his license in 1983 and has owned some of the fastest sports bikes over multiple decades. The need for speed took Phil to the racetrack, and he acquired his National Racing Licence at the tender age of 42. Phil Raced for Sorrymate in 2013 with our Senior Solicitor, Fergus. They were joined at various times by Jenny Tinmouth (BSB & TT), Kurt, and Matt Wigley (BSB) In 2018, Phil and the Sorrymate 600cc endurance Team achieved First Place in the ACU 8 Hour 600 Endurance Race at Donnington, where Phil averaged at 1:35.61 a lap, and 93.64mph on a Kawasaki ZX6R (127bhp)

You may have already met Phil at various motorbike shows all over the UK. Phil has been working for Sorrymate for over 12 years managing and coordinating the events team. Phil is an effortless ambassador for Sorrymate as he fully believes in getting other riders the very best help after a non-fault accident.
Phil has brought some very prestigious and honourable associations to work with us over the years, developing strong bonds with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Midlands, Essex & Herts, and the Great North Air Ambulance charities. Phil also spearheaded and solidified our ongoing relationship with the One Nine Four Six Marshals, MAG (Motorcycle Action Group) NABD (National Association for Disabled Bikers), creating friendships and business relations with tens of well know motorcycling companies and services. His official title with Sorrymate is Business Development Manager, however, Phil is always keen to be actively involved in all areas where he can help bikers and spread the word.

Phil’s new baby is a Yamaha 2008 R1. Phil enjoys having no electronic rider aids on the 1000cc bike, developed with input from Valentino Rossi. Traction, brake, launch control and slipper clutch are all up to Phil as part of the ride. His pet hate: Other riders without proper riding gear, especially gloves….

Mark Flynn


Joanne McGrath

Portal Litigator

Mark Baker

Catastrophic Injuries Solicitor

Why Should You Use Sorrymate To Handle Your Claim?

Meet the team behind the Sorrymate helmet.
The team at Sorrymate have decades of legal experience, and even longer riding experience.

Most of the team bike commute (weather permitting), and when they aren't riding bikes to work they will often be found of a weekend on rides out around the country. Better weather sees them off on biking holidays, with recent tours around Scotland, America and the TT.
They're all bike mad, and keen to help other riders get back on their bikes when they've had an off.

Having the right team guide you through the process of a claim can take some of the stress away.

If you have had an accident and been knocked off your bike, let the team at Sorrymate act for you.
You'll be glad you did.

A dedicated solicitor

We guarantee that your claim will always be dealt with by the same dedicated biker-solicitor from start to finish.

No win, No fee

No win, No fee means you don’t need to worry about paying for upfront legal fees. If you don’t win your case, you don’t pay.

Motorcycle repairs

Let us handle the organisation of your bike repairs. If your bike is beyond repair, we will assist you in getting a replacement.

Temporary bike hire

Is your motorcycle out of action? We’ll deliver a hire bike right to your door to use while yours is being fixed.

Damaged gear recovery

Has your gear been damaged during your accident? SorryMate will ensure you get a replacement like for like.

A firm you can trust

As bikers ourselves, when you chose SorryMate to represent you, you can trust that you’re in safe hands.