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Faircloughs Solicitors have over 60 Years of Experience in handling Personal Injury Claims. Call now on 01942 665700

Faircloughs Solicitors are personal injury specialists


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.

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 Taylor is a married mum with 2 young daughters aged 7 and 4. Jo’s family like to keep her busy and they often go for walks, usually involving a children’s park. Her hobbies include going to the gym and cooking.


Jo is our office secretary and joined the firm in November 2017. She has over 7 years experience of working as a legal secretary for personal injury lawyers, dealing with a wide range of injuries such as neck, back and head injuries. She supports our Pemberton office. Jo is very approachable, professional and discreet.


Call Jo to make an appointment with one of our lawyers on 01942 665 700 or simply pop into one of our office in Golborne or Pemberton.


Mark Johnson 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.

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 01942 665700 for confidential advice on your accident claim.