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Atherton Godfrey LLP

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Senior Partner: Don Bird
Number of partners: 7
Solicitors: 31
Trainees: 3
Other fee-earners: 23

THE FIRM Atherton Godfrey is a leading and long established practice with a regional reputation for claimant work.


Personal Injury:

Road traffic accidents, accidents at work, industrial disease, occupiers’ liability, public liability, defective products and holiday claims. The firm has a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel. John McQuater was the first person in the country to receive the Law Society’s Catastrophic Injury Accreditation. He remains the only lawyer accredited. Six lawyers hold APIL accreditation, including a Fellow and a Senior Fellow. The firm is also APIL accredited and on the approved list of both Headway and the SIA.

Clinical Negligence:
Birth trauma, late and misdiagnosis, obstetrics and gynaecology, surgical issues, head and spinal injuries and traumatic brain injury. Three of the firm are members of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel, one of whom is also an APIL accredited clinical negligence specialist.