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Chris Eccles



Chris Eccles

Chris Eccles


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Profile & Experience

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Chris is a partner in the Casualty Team and is based in our Manchester office.  Chris's practice includes defence of large loss and catastrophic personal injury claims for insurers.

In particular, Chris specialises in personal injury claims in excess of GBP 1 million including road traffic accidents, employers’ liability and public liability claims.

Chris has developed expertise in advising on a variety of injury types such as brain injuries (including mTBI), spinal cord injuries, amputations and chronic pain.

Chris is the firm’s FOIL representative and is chair of the FOIL Rehabilitation Sector Focus Team.

"Chris is recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners."

A standout individual. His friendly and approachable manner conceals a fantastic forensic approach to cases. He gets fantastic results every time and has a client centred approach to his work

A thorough and effective lawyer who understands both what is achievable and what the clients wants and can sail that difficult course to maximise outcomes


He is very technical and extremely thorough

Chris Eccles is a calm, highly knowledgeable and very astute solicitor. He is very good at judging the strategic issues


  • Advising insurers in complex high value personal injury claims in relation to policy liability, legal liability and quantum
  • Acting for the Defendant in Hibberd-Little v Carlton [2018], successfully defending a subtle brain injury claim in the High Court following an 11 day trial.
  • Advising on a serious amputation case that featured award winning rehabilitation
  • Acting for a large utility company in a multi-party, multi million pound dispute, involving a Claimant who suffered tetraplegia.


  • Casualty

  • Catastrophic Injury lawyers

  • Employers' & Public Liability

  • Insurance

  • Motor