Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Throughout his professional career Chris has focused exclusively on personal injury work and for the last 26 years solely for defendants. Chris has developed an expertise in asbestos-related claims acting for major insurers and self-insured companies. Notable Court of Appeal cases include: Margerson v J.W. Roberts Ltd and Ballantine v Newalls Insulation Ltd.
Professional Memberships: Law Society; FOIL.
Career: Articled at a Carlisle firm and first practised in Middlesbrough before joining Jacksons in 1987. Partner at BLM following the merger with Jacksons.
Personal: Chris studied Law at Newcastle Polytechnic. A former Chairman of the Middlesbrough Round Table, he lists his family, cooking and DIY among his interests.