Christopher has a strong practice in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence.
He is predominantly, but not exclusively, instructed on behalf of defendants and acts for many of the major UK insurance companies for and health trusts in the Northwest. In the field of employers’ liability, in addition to cases of accidental injury, Christopher has considerable experience in “industrial disease” litigation involving WRULD, vibration induced injury, deafness and asbestos related disease etc.
In the field of public liability Christopher acts for local councils in highway cases and has an extensive practice dealing with claims against the “leisure industry” representing a number of leading holiday venues and hotels. His clinical negligence practice covers a wide spectrum from birth injuries through delayed diagnosis of cancers to negligent surgery.
Sherlock v Chester City Council (2004) EWCA Civ 201 (Employers’ Liability/ Co-extensive breach of statutory duty by employer and employee)
Griffiths v Vauxhall Motors LTD  EWCA Civ 412 (Employers Liability/P.U.W.E.R.)
Willbye v Gibbons  EWCA Civ 372 (Damages)
Laverton v Kiapasha  EWCA Cur 1656 (Occupiers Liability)
R v Merseyside Coroner Exp CARR  1WLR 578
Blamire v South Cumbria H.A.  PIQR Q.1 (Damages)