CFG Law take on 11 new staff members

The new team at CFG Law
The new team at CFG Law

Stockport solicitors CFG Law have taken on 11 new members of staff.

CFG Law, serious injury specialists and part of Freeclaim Solicitors, based in Cheadle.

The new staff members include a senior associate, four associates and solicitors, three paralegals, a new finance manager and two support staff.

Senior associate Andrew McGowan joins from GLP Solicitors in Bury. Andrew has over 28 years’ experience in personal injury and a track record of success helping seriously injured clients.

He also brings considerable expertise in brain injury cases and is a recognised Brain Injury Approved Litigator with APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers).

Also joining the team are three associate solicitors – Leanne Tattam joins from an in-house legal position at a brain injury case management company, while James Easson and Vicky Whitney both join from Slater & Gordon.

Leanne has extensive experience in handling complex head and brain injury claims and is also a volunteer and Trustee on the committee of Headway Blackpool Wyre & Fylde.

James brings more than seven years’ experience of handling complex and high value serious injury claims. He has particular experience of handling high value brain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and complex orthopaedic injury cases.

Vicky also brings extensive serious injury expertise to the firm with particular knowledge and experience of orthopaedic injuries, severe brain injuries, amputations and chronic pain. She has experience of handling complex, high value claims.

Further strengthening the legal team is solicitor Celia Fraser, who brings considerable expertise in handling claims relating to employers’ liability, occupiers’ liability and product liability to CFG Law, in addition to claims against the CICA (the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority).

CFG Law has also recently taken on three paralegals – Amanda Zimba, Katie Lowe and Julia Boughen, alongside additional secretarial support staff, Donna Voyce and Lynne Ball and a new finance manager, Anne Owen.

CFG Law’s managing director Alastair Fernie said: “At CFG Law, we value individuals who share our core beliefs of early treatment, rehabilitation and ensuring that the needs and wellbeing of clients are at the heart of everything we do.

“To offer the high level of support, it is therefore essential that we continue to strengthen our skills and knowledge by recruiting like minded professionals to enhance our already outstanding team.”