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Richard Crabtree Principal Lawyer, Serious Injury

Experience Profile

Richard is a Serious Injury Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Manchester.

He specialises in handling cases involving serious and life-changing injury.

He has particular experience in dealing with head and brain injury claims.

As a result of his work in this area he has developed a close working relationship with the Child Brain Injury Trust.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners: Richard skilfully handles complex catastrophic injury claims. Sources note that he is "very, very experienced" and someone who really "gets involved with clients."
  • Chambers and Partners 2016: Richard is "passionate" and "committed." 
  • Chambers and Partners 2017: Richard is "very astute."

Career history

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon
  • 2010 – 2013 Fentons Solicitors
  • 2004 - 2010 Pannone Solicitors
  • 1999 – 2004 Russell Jones and Walker
  • College of Law, Chester

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • An APIL Accredited Brain Injury Specialist and Assessor
  • Coordinator of APIL’s Brain Injury Special Interest Group

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