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Chris Baxendale

Associate Solicitor

Christopher is an Associate Solicitor at CFG Law and joined the team in 2019. Christopher has over 10 years’ experience in helping people after serious injury. He enjoys working in personal injury as he has a desire to make a positive difference for people and their families who have been affected by injury.

Christopher is approachable and down to earth. He ensures all aspects of the process are explained to clients in full in a straightforward and understandable way. He is always happy to answer any questions clients and their families may have, no matter how big or small.

Professional Experience:

Career history

Career history

  • 2015 – 2019 Associate Solicitor, Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2013 – 2015 Assitant Solicitor, Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2008 – 2013 Assistant Solicitor, Fentons Solicitors LLP
  • 2006 – 2008 Trainee Solicitor/Assistant Solicitor, Peasegoods Solicitors


  • 2004 – 2006 Legal Practice Course, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 2002 - 2004 PGDL, Nottingham Law School (Distance Learning)
  • 1996 – 1999 BA (Hons) Politics, Nottingham Trent University

Areas of expertise and memberships:

Cases worked

  • High value and complex cases in road traffic, employer’s liability and fatal claims
  • Involvement in several cases for brain-injured clients which have settled at JSM in excess of £1million
  • Settled a claim at JSM in excess of £300,000 for a client who sustained severe leg injuries when run over by a fork-lift
  • Settled a fatal case for £225,000
  • Settled a case for pure psychiatric injury with difficult liability and causation issues for £175,000

Professional interest and area(s)of expertise

  • Exploring rehabilitation techniques and working as a team to enable those affected by injury to return to their day to day activities

Professional memberships and reputation

  • Member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers)
  • Former Secretary of Headway Warrington
  • Member of Manchester Law Society


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