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Crystal Eaton Associate, Personal Injury

Experience Profile

Crystal is an associate and personal injury solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Cambridge.

She specialises in high value brain injury and serious injury cases, including catastrophic and is supportive and understanding in helping claimants fight for compensation. 

During her career, Crystal has built up experience specialising in claimant personal injury.

Among her successes was assisting the team with a win of £4.8 million compensation for a young woman who sustained brain damage in a car accident where the driver was uninsured, and £4.6 million for a young woman who sustained a serious spinal injury and was left paraplegic after a road traffic accident.

Crystal recently achieved a seven figure settlement for a brain injury victim seriously injured as a result of a violent assault. The case was transferred from previous solicitors and liability was strongly denied.

Crystal also successfully achieved settlement in a manual handling case for a young client injured at work, where liability was strongly denied.


Career history

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon
  • 2010 - 2013 Taylor Vinters

Legal commendations

  • Listed as a Next Generation Lawyer in The Legal 500, 2019
  • Listed as a Rising Star in The Legal 500, 2020

Professional memberships

  • Steering group member of the Eastern Region Brain Injury Forum and also the Eastern Vocational Rehabilitation Forum
  • Accredited as a specialist solicitor by both the Spinal Injuries Association and Headway, a brain injury charity.
  • Trustee of Headway Suffolk 2018-2020


Recent Testimonials for Crystal Eaton

“The service you offered was well beyond what was expected - both you and Richard became caring friends in addition to being top experts whose advice we fully trusted.”

Mrs M, Cambridge

“We would like to thank you for your expertise, guidance and personal care. We shall not miss the stress involved in reaching this settlement but we will miss the regular friendly interactions! We are very grateful to you.”

M Family, Cambridge

“I would like to take the time to say thank you to you and the whole team for the huge amount of time and work that was put in over the very long case. This, in turn, is helping with self confidence in huge amounts.  Thank you again to all of the Slater and Gordon team who fought so hard for me; so helpful, friendly, patient and just absolutely brilliant along the way.”

Ms C, Cambridge.

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