Richard Gaffney > Slater and Gordon > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Slater and Gordon
9 Hills Road

Work Department

Personal Injury


Richard is a Principal Lawyer in the personal injury team at Slater and Gordon’s offices in Cambridge. He specialises in claims involving catastrophic and serious injuries. Richard has significant experience in claims involving head injury, multiple orthopaedic, amputation and fatal accident claims. He spent 10 years in the armed forces before becoming a lawyer so has particular experience in dealing with military accident claims. Richard is also Slater & Gordon’s principal lawyer for Cycling UK, the UK’s national cycling charity.


Richard has been practising full time in claimant personal injury since the year 2000 and joined Slater and Gordon in 2013.


Richard provides regular training sessions for interested groups including consultant surgeons and doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors, etc. Richard is also a member of APIL and a member of one of the few teams that are nationally accredited as specialist solicitors by both the Spinal Injuries Association and Headway, brain injury association/charity.