Gordon qualified in 1987 and specialises in liability claims. He is a partner in the Manchester office and handles pre and post litigation work including small claims, fast and multi-track employers’ and public liability claims.

Gordon also advises on motor liability matters involving road traffic incidents, disease matters, contract/indemnity, and product liability across all sectors. His team represents a range of clients including insurers, transport risks, food manufacturers and local authorities.

Gordon’s claims often involve high value and politically sensitive litigation. His experience includes advising on liability, quantum, strategies and tactics and technical formal requirements pre-action protocols. He also advises on health and safety issues.

Gordon is a regular presenter and a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.

As a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2017, Gordon is described as a "legal colossus who adds considerably to the team".

Qualifications

  • Qualified in England and Wales in 1987

Gordon Davidson is the stand-out and legendary partner. He is one of the last real ‘gentleman lawyers’, hugely respected and has unrivalled experience in the serious injury field. Utterly charming and unfailingly kind to all he encounters. But underneath the charm is a steely lawyer, willing to find creative solutions and work hard to ensure the best possible outcome for his clients.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for 'Personal injury: Defendant (North West)'
    “Gordon Davidson is the stand-out and legendary partner. He is one of the last real ‘gentleman lawyers’, hugely respected and has unrivalled experience in the serious injury field. Utterly charming and unfailingly kind to all he encounters. But underneath the charm is a steely lawyer, willing to find creative solutions and work hard to ensure the best possible outcome for his clients.”
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Personal injury: defendant (North West)'
    Gordon Davidson is the stand-out individual. A legal colossus. Vastly experienced, hugely affable and universally liked and respected by clients and opponents alike. One of the last true gentleman solicitors.
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
Market Recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017