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Leigh Day

PRIORY HOUSE, 25 ST JOHN'S LANE, LONDON, EC1M 4LB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7650 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7253 4433
DX:
53326 CLERKENWELL
Email:
Web:
www.leighday.co.uk
Leigh Day, Marie-Christine Tallon, London, ENGLAND

Marie-Christine Tallon

Tel:
Work 020 7650 1314
Email:
Leigh Day

Work Department

Personal injury: claimant.

Position

Christine is a partner working in Leigh Day’s personal injury department and acts exclusively on behalf of claimants. The majority of claims involve serious injuries including amputations, brain injury, multiple injury cases and fatal accidents on behalf of both adults and children and are high-value multi-track cases. She also acts on behalf of claimants in claims brought under the MIB Uninsured and Untraced Driver’s Schemes and in claims brought under the CICA scheme. She also regularly acts for Claimants in cases involving accidents abroad and which often involve jurisdictional issues.

Career

Trained Dolmans Solicitors; qualified 1991; partner at present firm 2012 to date. Christine spent 2 years working in Greece as an english language teacher (TEFL) and during this period also worked for Theodorides & Papaconstantinou Trademark & Patent Attorneys in Athens. She returned to the UK in 1993 and initially worked in general practice but since 1997 has practised exclusively in the field of claimant personal injury law. She joined Hugh James Solicitors in Cardiff in 1999 and became a partner in 2004. She subsequently moved to London and has worked with Leigh Day since 2007. Publications of note: co-author of APIL Guide to Evidence published in 2011.

Languages

Fluent German.

Member

APIL, Law Society Personal Injury Panel, PEOPIL.

Education

King Edward VI High School, Stafford; University College Cardiff (1988 BA (Hons) Law and German); University of Konstanz, Germany (1987); College of law, Lancaster Gate, London (1989).

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