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Leading commercial law firm Baines Wilson have grown their dispute resolution and litigation team with the appointment of Christopher Clayton to meet increasing demand for their services from businesses across the North West.

Christopher is an experienced commercial dispute resolution solicitor and has joined Baines Wilson from a large national firm. Christopher is well versed in the full spectrum of commercial disputes. In 2020, Christopher became a Solicitor-Advocate allowing him to represent clients in all courts, including the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Christopher Clayton said: “Being from Cumbria originally, I have always looked to move back home. When the opportunity to join Baines Wilson arose, I couldn’t say no. Cumbria is home to some exciting businesses across a range of sectors and I am looking forward to working closely with as many of them as possible”.

Elizabeth Black, Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation, commented: “It has been a busy year for the dispute resolution department. Despite the current climate it remains vital for us to ensure our clients have access to the very best legal advice. Christopher’s appointment will help us meet the growing demand for our services”.

The dispute resolution team at Baines Wilson are ranked in the top tier in the Legal 500 guide with head of the department listed as a next generation partner for the North region.