Chris Fletcher


  • I am head of BLM's occupational disease practice group and have worked on all aspects of long and short tail occupational disease claims.
  • My cases include work-related stress and bullying and harassment claims often involving complex cross-over with employment tribunal matters. I also work on asbestos-related disease and occupational cancer claims, acting for insurers, corporate clients and public bodies, as well as providing policy coverage advice.
  • I have extensive experience in advising corporate clients faced with legacy occupational disease liability difficulties and project work aimed at scoping potential cancer UK liabilities for UK clients.
  • I also advise insurers and speak at events on strategic issues covering themes across emerging risks such as the developing landscape in harassment claims, psychiatric claims following data protection breaches, emerging risk analysis and response to government consultation exercises relating to proposed changes in the law.
  • I am dual-qualified in Scotland and England & Wales, qualifying as a solicitor in Scotland in 1996 and in England & Wales in 1998. I joined BLM as a partner in March 2010.


  • Dual qualified in English and Scottish jurisdictions, and experience of practice in each.’
  • I am a Director of Global Insurance Law Connect, the international insurance law firm network of which BLM is a founder member.
  • I am a member of the International Bar Association

Contact Details

+44 161 838 6767

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