Senior Partner: Don Bird
Number of partners: 7
Number of Solicitors: 28
Number of Trainees: 3
Number of other fee-earners: 24
THE FIRM Atherton Godfrey is a leading and long established practice with a regional reputation for claimant work.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Road traffic accidents, accidents at work, complex personal injuries, fatal accidents, industrial disease, occupiers’ liability, public liability, defective products and holiday accident claims. The firm has a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury panel. Six lawyers hold APIL accreditation, including a fatal accidents specialist and a brain injury specialist. The firm is also APIL accredited and on the approved list of both Headway and SIA.
Acquired brain injury, birth trauma, late diagnosis, misdiagnosis, obstetrics, gynaecology, surgical issues, head and spinal injuries, 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. The firm holds a legal aid franchise and is able to offer legal aid for birth injuries.