Chris joined the Claimant Personal Injury Department at Sintons in November 2014. Chris is a Senior Litigator within the Neurotrauma team and he specialises in cases involving brain and spinal cord injuries.
Within this role, Chris works on a varied caseload involving life-changing injuries resulting from road traffic accidents, accidents at work, along with public and occupier’s liability claims.
Chris acts for both adult and child claimants and has an enthusiasm for acting for clients who have been seriously injured by the negligence of an untraced or uninsured driver, and for instigating early rehabilitation packages, to give seriously injured clients the best opportunities to achieve their potential.
- Having joined Sintons from a Legal 500-ranked firm, Chris has worked in the legal sector for a number of years, and now specialises in the area of serious personal injury;
- Chris is experienced in claims resulting from road traffic accidents, accidents at work, public liability and occupier’s liability;
- Chris is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, an Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and he is a Trustee of Headway Hartlepool.
Outside of work Chris coaches a local junior football team and is an FA qualified and licensed football coach. Chris is also a Foundation Governor at a local primary school.
When not fulfilling his other commitments, Chris enjoys spending time with family, socialising and working on never-ending ‘DIY’ projects around the house.
The personal injury team won praise from the Legal 500 2022 being highlighted for being “really hardworking, efficient and first rate. They go the extra mile and nothing is too much trouble. The client comes first.”
In the Chambers UK 2020 Guide the personal injury team was described as “very approachable, easy to communicate with and supportive.” A source highlighted the team’s “considered and knowledgeable approach to clients with complex and individual needs.”
The Chambers UK 2019 Guide described the personal injury team as being “flexible, responsive and modern in their outlook, and approachable, client-focused and always happy to go that extra mile.”
“Christopher was extremely informative throughout the entire process of my claim making sure I never felt rushed and I knew exactly what was happening and why. Sintons provided me a highly professional service and I always felt I was a priority client and had their best staff taking care of me.
I really appreciate everything you done for me and I will always point people in need of legal services to you as I know they will be looked after.”
Peter Lyons – Sintons Client
Key Practice Areas
- Serious Personal Injury
- Neuro Trauma
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Road Traffic Accidents
- Accidents at Work
- Liability Disputes
- Uninsured Drivers
- Untraced Drivers