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JMW Solicitors LLP

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Fax 0161 828 1827
14372 Manchester 1
Liverpool, London, Manchester

Gordon Cartwright

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JMW Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Personal injury.


Partner in JMW Solicitors’ Catastrophic Injury department and a Special Ambassador for the Child Brain Injury Trust. Gordon specialises in very high-value personal injury claims. Gordon has a special interest in brain and amputation claims, regularly securing seven figure settlements on behalf of his clients.  Recent notable case settlements include: a settlement of £5m for a child who suffered a brain injury as a result of  road traffic accident. The case of DB, whose above the elbow amputation claim settled for in excess of £1.5m and a settlement of £1.4m for a pedestrian who suffered a brain injury as a result of a road traffic accident together with provisional damages for the risk of epilepsy. He is heavily involved in building linkages with external charitable organisations specialising in helping victims of catastrophic injuries, such as the Child Brain Injury Trust and Headway. Gordon is a passionate advocate for his clients to ensure that injury victims of catastrophic accidents receive a quality standard of care for the remainder of their lives.  Current caseload includes a number of paediatric and adult brain injury claims where seven-figure settlements are expected.


Trained JMW Solicitors LLP; qualified 2003; partner JMW Solicitors LLP 2009.


Audenshaw High School; Clarendon College; MMU (2000 Law; 2001 LPC).


Football, mountain biking, running and spending time with family.

North West: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

JMW Solicitors LLP's claimant personal injury department, which is jointly led by Richard Powell and Chris Sutton, deals with the full spectrum of personal injury claims, from minor to catastrophic injuries, including industrial diseases cases such as mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases. Due to recent changes in personal injury law, which has led to a reduction in low-level road traffic accident work, the group has shifted its focus to accidents abroad and military cases. Key names in the team include personal injury catastrophic injury team leader Paul Breen, Gordon Cartwright, Jason Harwood, cycling expert Nadia Kerr and Andrew Lilley. Military claims expert Clare Stevens joined from Hilary Meredith Solicitors in September 2018, while Joanne Brine, who has experience in holiday sickness cases, joined from Slater and Gordon in April 2018.

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