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Shaun Burke

About Shaun

Shaun joined Close Thornton in 1991 as a qualified Solicitor. He studied Law at the University of Lancaster attaining a 2.1 Honours degree before taking the Law Society’s Solicitors Finals exams at the Law College in Chester. Shaun was admitted to the role of solicitors in 1989 and became a Partner in 1995 and Senior Partner in 2017.  After many years of dedicated service, Shaun retired as a Partner and became a Consultant to the firm in 2020.

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Areas of Work

Accidents at Work • Road Traffic Accidents • Clinical Negligence • Inheritance Claims and Disputed Wills • Insurance Claims • Criminal Injuries Claims • Civil Litigation • Residential Landlord and Tenant.  Shaun is a Member of The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Outside Interests

Shaun combines his interests in wildlife and photography by travelling the world to remote regions and photographing often endangered species in their natural environment. When you visit Close Thornton’s Offices, you will see some of Shaun’s wildlife photographs adorning the corridors. Back in the UK Shaun enjoys very long country walks with his dogs. Shaun is a qualified PADI scuba diver and has also been known to worry a few clay pigeons.