Our Team

 Ken Fairclough

Ken Fairclough went to a Secondary Modern School and left at fifteen with no qualifications.

After working in industry for almost thirty years he decided to embark on a course of home study, followed by a part time university course, and became a Solicitor in November 1999. He worked as a Legal Executive for 7 years prior to qualifying as a Solicitor and therefore has over 20 years experience of specialising as a personal injury lawyer.

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Ken has worked for large personal injury lawyers before founding Faircloughs Solicitors over 15 years ago. He specialises in all claims ranging from Whiplash to slips trips and falls.He also has been involved in pursuing lifting accidents and sadly, he has dealt with fatal accidents. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge in claims such as brain injury claims, industrial accident claims, motorcycle claims, spinal injury claims and claims for long term care deriving from such incidents.

You can be confident when you meet Ken that you are talking to a person who understands the industrial environment, unlike the majority of solicitors you will meet. He is also from a working class background so can appreciate the problems faced by ordinary people.

Whatever your injury claim, call Ken to have a confidential chat on 01942-724928.

 Jo Wilde

Jo is a married mum with two children aged 5 and 11, who keep her on her toes! As a family, they enjoy getting out as much as possible, with the help also of their new addition, Beau – a Yorkshire Terrier. They often go to Lake Windermere canoeing or visit National Trust places of interest. Her hobbies include learning to sew, yoga and watching a good box set.

Jo Wilde is our office Secretary. She joined our practice in May 2015. She has over 15 years experience of ….

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Jo Wilde is our office Secretary. She joined our practice in May 2015. She has over 15 years experience of working as a legal secretary for personal injury lawyers in the North West, dealing with a range of personal injuries such as neck, back and head injuries. She supports our Pemberton office in dealing with accidents at work, accidents in a public place, road traffic accidents and losses which are as a result of those accidents such as loss of earnings and care claims. Jo is very approachable, professional and discreet.

Call Jo to make an appointment with one of our Lawyers on 01942-665700 or simply pop in to one of our offices in Golborne Pemberton or Earlestown.

 Mark Johnson

Mark was born in Liverpool (Everton) and was brought up on a Council estate together with his 4 brothers.

His father was a Milk man and his mother a house wife.

He left school with no qualifications and began work at 16 as an office Junior at a Solicitors.

He attended night school and continued to work full time as a legal clerk before qualifying in 1990 as a specialist lawyer, known as a Legal Executive.

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In 2000 he went back to his studies and eventually became a Solicitor in 2005.

He has 32 years experience as an accident at work lawyer, acting for Unions in the work place and being a shop steward himself. He also specialises in slips, trips and lifting cases in all areas of work and life. Mark has dealt with industrial accident claims, bodily injury claims resulting from accidents at work, in a public place and also road traffic accidents which have caused brain injuries, body injuries such as back injuries, neck injuries and spinal injuries and also dealt with loss of limb claims.

He is a Senior Litigator with the association of Personal injury lawyers.

He is a keen Everton fan. Call Mark on 01925 299 846 for confidential advice on your accident claim.

Matthew Walne

Matthew enjoys spending time with his family and watching his beloved Burnley FC. He is looking forward to having a friendly rivalry with the other Everton supporting members of staff throughout the season!!

He is married with 2 children and a third on the way. He enjoys going on days out with his family which usually include long walks and picnics.

Matthew is very approachable and welcoming and is happy to see you…

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Matthew is very approachable and welcoming and is happy to see you in the Pemberton office with no appointment necessary should you wish to make a claim for personal injury or discuss an existing one.

Matthew has recently joined the practice having worked with Mark Johnson previously.

Prior to joining, Matthew has worked for almost 10 years in the personal injury claims sector.. Matthew has extensive experience dealing with various accident claims and injury claims including work place accidents, road traffic accidents and slips trips and falls in supermarkets, car parks and other public places. Matthew also deals with various bodily injuries including whiplash injuries, head, back and spinal injuries, lower limb injuries, associated psychological injuries and broken bones sustained in accidents.

Matthew is currently in the final stages of his studies upon which he will qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive.

If you want to have a confidential chat with Matt in relation to your accident claim call him on 01942-665700.

We hold scores of comments from satisfied clients which you are free to see.

  • “Faircloughs Solicitors treats its clients with the most courteous service. They treat you with dignity and respect from the first line of contact, all the way through your case, and such a high level of service remains key whatever circumstances you may be going through”

    Mr R of Golborne
  • “The service I received was professional and I found the whole process stress free”

    Mr D of Golborne
  • “No hollow promises and no 0845 numbers. Ken is sincere, honest and a good solicitor. Don’t take a chance with all that rubbish on the telly, go to Faircloughs Solicitors”.

    Mr Y of Golborne
  • “Excellent service and advice. Very competent solicitor and I would not hesitate to recommend”

    Mr B of Golborne
  • “Overall fantastic experience and great service provided”

    Mr H of Golborne