Christopher Noble is a partner and the Head of the Clinical Negligence Team. He specialises in clinical negligence litigation on behalf of adults and children.
He joined Atherton Godfrey (now Atherton Godfrey LLP) in November 2007 having qualified as a solicitor in 1994. He trained in Leeds and subsequently specialised in personal injury and clinical negligence with Yorkshire practices also gaining partnership and departmental management experience.
He has dealt with a wide variety of clinical negligence claims, many of high value, including patients incorrectly diagnosed/treated and birth injury claims. He also deals with cases involving amputation and spinal injury.
Other clinical negligence experience includes cases involving treatment in general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, accident and emergency, general practitioner care, vascular surgery and obstetric care, including cerebral palsy.
Christopher is one of a relatively small number of individual solicitors who are members of the Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme, which is assessed by the Law Society and is for solicitors who represent victims of clinical negligence. Lawyers who belong to the scheme have satisfied the Law Society that they can conduct actions properly on behalf of patients and their knowledge and experience has been rigorously and independently assessed.
Christopher is an APIL accredited clinical negligence specialist and is also a member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) with accredited status as a Senior Litigator and is recommended for his clinical negligence work in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners UK.