Chris Dexter > BLM > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

BLM
KING'S HOUSE
42 KING STREET WEST
MANCHESTER
M3 2NU
England

Work Department

Healthcare

Position

Partner – Defendant Healthcare – specialising in the defence of medical and dental claims, clinical claims in the care setting and prison healthcare. Also instructed in respect of alleged breaches of the Human Rights Act in a healthcare context.

Career

Trained at RadcliffesLeBrasseur in Leeds and shortly following qualification as a solicitor in 2006 moved to Hempsons Manchester in January 2007. Started at BLM in 2009 as an Assistant Solicitor. Associate in 2009. Partner 2017.

Education

University of Liverpool LLB (Hons) 2001; LPC Chester College of Law 2004

Leisure

Baking, Playing Clarinet and Saxophone, Gym, Travel - especially in France

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

(Next Generation Partners: Clinical Negligence)

Chris DexterBLM

BLM‘s defendant clinical negligence practice is known for its expertise in delay of diagnosis of cancer claims, surgical claims (particularly neurosurgery), wrongful birth, brain injury claims, dental negligence and ophthalmic treatments. Sarah Woodwark heads the practice. Chris Dexter is particularly recommended for claims in a prison healthcare context. The firm’s personal injury department handles occupational disease claims, catastrophic injury, abuse claims, and employers’ liability claims. The department has a dedicated motor practice. Jonathan Clay, Joanne Francis, Simon Jones and Stuart Furniss head the team, which also includes Ruth Graham, Andrew Kerr, David Spencer and Lauren Gosnell, as well as ‘thorough and clever‘ associate Nicola Overmire.