Trethowans LLP

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant Department

The South
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What the team is known for Leading personal injury practice specialising in high-value claims. Acts for clients who have suffered traumatic and catastrophic injuries, most notably head and spinal injuries, as well as multiple orthopaedic injuries. Also offers expertise in industrial disease cases and acts for claimants who have suffered life-changing injuries at work. Services also include fatal accident, public liability and occupiers' liability claims.

Strengths One source reports: "They are very on the ball, calm and experienced."

Notable practitioners

Managing partner
Chris Whiteley
offers expertise in catastrophic injury cases, including brain and spinal injury claims.
"He goes the extra mile for his clients."


Gavin Lane
has extensive experience in personal injury mandates, with particular knowledge of orthopaedic injuries.
"He is hugely experienced and an excellent lawyer."


James Braund
has particular strength in spinal cord injury claims, with further experience handling cases following accidents abroad.