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Christopher Briggs Senior Associate, Industrial Disease

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Christopher is an industrial disease lawyer at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Sheffield.

He is an expert in claims concerning industrial disease.

Among his career highlights was securing a six-figure sum in compensation for a solider discharged from the Army when he developed hearing loss following a training exercise where hearing protection was not provided.

He has also secured six figure settlements against employers exposing individuals to harmful levels of vibration in the workplace.


  • Industrial disease
  • Vibration white finger
  • Hand arm vibration syndrome
  • Noise induced hearing loss
  • Asbestos disease

Career history

  • Since 2014 Slater and Gordon
  • 2011 - 2014 Pannone Solicitors
  • 2010 – 2011 Roberts Jackson Solicitors
  • 2009 – 2010 Hilary Meredith Solicitors
  • 2002 – 2009 Coleman-ctts Solicitors

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • Trustee of South Yorkshire Asbestos Victims Support Group (SARAG)

Legal commendations

  • Legal 500, 2017 Recommended Lawyer