Christopher Payne

Called in 2012

Areas of Practice
Employment & Discrimination, Personal Injury, Family, Business & Commercial, Property, Landlord & Tenant


Practice Profile

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Chris is a civil specialist, focussing on Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence cases, Landlord and Tenant work and employment. He also practices family law, and is highly sought after by solicitors for his efficient and straightforward approach to his cases. He will give a clear and honest assessment of the case from the outset, allowing clients to make a commercial decision about how to proceed.

Chris is qualified to accept Direct Access cases, and enjoys working with clients directly. He is friendly and approachable and turns paperwork around quickly, giving clients confidence in his abilities and their own position.

Prior to coming to the Bar Chris worked as a specialist adviser at the NFU advising its 50,000-plus membership on employment law and a wide range of civil and commercial disputes. Before that Chris was a senior paralegal in the employment law department of a large multi-national law firm managing his own caseload of contentious employment law matters.

Chris previously volunteered with Bradical, a non-profit employment law advice clinic based in Birmingham, where he advised clients at a walk-in advice centre as well as providing representation in the Employment Tribunal.



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