An experienced personal injury solicitor, Nick Gutteridge is Head of both the Personal Injury and the Court of Protection teams at Burnetts.
His personal injury expertise is with clients who have sustained catastrophic spinal or brain injuries in accidents on the road, at work or elsewhere, as well as people with work-related illnesses and other injuries.
As a Court of Protection Deputy, Nick advises vulnerable clients and their families on the management of their financial affairs to ensure that any damages they have been awarded for their injuries are properly managed to the client’s life-long benefit. He recently shared his experiences and expertise at the Frenkel Topping Deputy Day in Manchester.
Originally from Nottingham, Nick studied law at Hull University. He trained at Stamp, Jackson and Procter before moving to Hamers and then to Manchester’s John Pickering and Partners where he worked almost exclusively on asbestos litigation. He joined Burnetts’ in June 2007 from Gorvins in Stockport.
A lawyer who has settled many major, multi-million pound claims, Nick is accredited as a Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme.
A keen fell runner and walker, Nick is married with three children.