Chris Dexter > BLM > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

2 New Bailey Square
Stanley Street, Salford
M3 5GS

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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.


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.


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


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

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

(Next Generation Partners: Clinical Negligence)

Chris DexterBLM

The clinical negligence team at BLM deals with a full range of claims involving alleged delay in diagnosis of cancer, surgical claims, wrongful birth and brain and spinal injury claims. Manchester healthcare head Sarah Woodwark heads the clinical negligence practice group, other specialisms of which include opthalmic treatments, cosmetic procedures and dental claims, where Chris Dexter is noted. Jonathan Clay, Joanne Francis and Stuart Furniss head the personal injury team, which has a uniformly strong offering across occupational illness and disease, catastrophic injury, abuse, employers’ and public liability and motor claims. Ruth Graham, Andrew Kerr, David Spencer and Lauren Gosnell are all noted, as is associate Nicola Overmire.