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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC), Christopher Allen, Liverpool, ENGLAND

Christopher Allen

Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/christopher-allen/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Personal Injury

Position

Chris has a well-established personal injury practice, dealing exclusively with multi-track litigation on behalf of both claimants and defendants. He undertakes all aspects of drafting, advisory and court work. He is instructed as lead junior in cases pleaded in excess of £50,000, and often as led junior in cases worth in excess of £1 million. Drawing on his background as a solicitor, Chris is knowledgeable in costs and is frequently instructed in Cost Management Hearings throughout the UK.

He regularly gives seminars and provides in-housing training on topics such as Cost Budget Hearings, Indemnity issues, Quantification of General Damages, Fraud, Low Velocity Impacts, Quantification of Special Damages, Credit Hire litigation and MOJ Stage 3.

From a well-established personal injury practice, Chris has developed a particular interest in capacity issues, deprivation of liberty and medical treatment issues. He is happy to advise on mental capacity issues and decisions under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. He also has significant experience of Mental Health Tribunals.

Career

 Solicitor 2006; Called to the Bar 2012

Member

  • Northern Circuit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association

Education

  • LLB (Hons) Law, Hatfield College, University of Durham (Class 2(i) – June 2003)
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, Chester (June 2005)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales – March 2006
  • Higher Rights of Audience (All Proceedings) – April 2009
  • Called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn – March 2012

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