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Respiratory disease compensation lawyers

Work related illness

For many people respiratory disease can lead to severe illness which can affect the sufferer and their family financially. Some symptoms take months or years to become apparent, so it is common for people to seek legal advice long after their employment has ceased.

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Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Satinder is a Solicitor and Partner and has specialised in representing clients with mesothelioma and other asbestos related conditions since 2005. She understands that it can be a difficult time for clients and their family and aims to make the claims... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Vijay has many years’ experience of representing occupational disease (mostly asbestos disease) and other personal injury claimants. He is accredited as a Senior Litigator of APIL and holds specialist accreditation for Occupational and Asbestos Disease... Read more
Miss Helen Wilson of THE ASBESTOS LAW PARTNERSHIP LLP in Halifax
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Solicitor and Partner at The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP based in Halifax and I specialise in claims for those diagnosed with asbestos related conditions. I act for clients throughout the UK and will visit clients at home. I trained with the... Read more
Miss Bridget Collier of FIELDFISHER in Manchester
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Bridget has always worked for Claimants and has over 20 years experience.  She is a senior associate at Fieldfisher in their team claiming compensation for asbestos related diseases for those in the North of England including Manchester and... Read more
Ms Fozia Hussain of THE ASBESTOS LAW PARTNERSHIP LLP in Halifax
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Solicitor and Partner at The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP and specialise in asbestos related disease claims. I have been working in this specialist area since 2002 . I trained and qualified as a Solicitor at the niche... Read more
Mr Jeremy Horton of BRACHERS LLP in Maidstone
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jeremy is the lead Partner of Brachers' Personal Injury and Industrial Disease team and specialises in serious and complex personal injury claims, usually for claimants, but occasionally for defendants. Expertise Industrial and occupational disease... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Ms Lesley Francois of SLATER + GORDON LAWYERS in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Solicitor in the industrial disease team based in London and specialise in mesothelioma and other asbestos related cases. I have spent more than 15 years representing victims of industrial disease and serious injury at leading trade union... Read more
Miss Emma Crowther of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Iain is an associate solicitor specialising in asbestos related disease claims at national personal injury firm Irwin Mitchell LLP.  In particular he specialises in mesothelioma but also lung cancer, pleural thickening and asbestosis.  He has... Read more
Mr Kevin Johnson of LEIGH DAY in Liverpool
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a solicitor and partner at Leigh Day based in Liverpool and specialise in claims on behalf of asbestos disease sufferers.  I have been doing this type of work since 1996 and was previously a partner at John Pickering and Partners... Read more
Mr Gavin Evans of SIMPSON MILLAR LLP in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I joined Simpson Millar LLP in September 2015 as a Partner and Head of the Industrial Disease department. I have always represented Claimants and have specialised in industrial disease claims since qualifying... Read more
Mr Patrick Walsh of SLATER + GORDON LAWYERS in Cambridge
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a Principal Lawyer in the industrial disease team of Slater and Gordon. I have specialised in industrial disease claims, and in particular asbestos related illness, since 1987. My main areas of specialism include •... Read more
Mr James Wood of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Occupational disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate at BL Claims Solicitors with over 20 years' experience in the field of personal injury. I represent clients in claims arising from accidents, injuries at work and occupational disease including serious injury and head injury... Read more
Mrs Louise Larkin of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Liverpool
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Andrew James of HODGE JONES & ALLEN LLP in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate at Hodge Jones & Allen specialising in mesothelioma and asbestos disease claims. I have acted for the victims of asbestos disease for over 30 years, referred as private clients, via trade unions and charities in the... Read more
Mr Bob Tarren of ROBERT TARREN SOLICITORS in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have approaching 20 years’ experience of acting for  victims of asbestos exposure at work and their families.  I will always visit you at home and I will always act on a no win no fee basis so that you can be confident there will be no... Read more
Mr James Walsh of GA SOLICITORS in Plymouth
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Telephone: 01752 203536 Email: james.walsh@GAsolicitors.com James is a Partner and Head of the Asbestos Litigation Team at GA Solicitors in Plymouth. James is one of the South West's leading industrial disease litigators, renowned particularly for... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Phillip joined Simpson Millar in May 2005 and set up and heads the Cardiff Office. Phillip has over 20 years expertise of conducting Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of Claimants. He specializes in asbestos , industrial disease and head injury... Read more
Ms Helen Childs of ROYDS WITHY KING in Oxford
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Mrs Laura Magson of BOYES TURNER LLP in Reading
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate Solicitor and have specialised in mesothelioma and other asbestos disease cases for over 10 years. I have dedicated my career to clients suffering with mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer and pleural thickening and... Read more
Ms Isobel Lovett of HODGE JONES & ALLEN LLP in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a Partner and Head of the Industrial Disease Department at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP.For the past 17 years, I have specialised in representing individuals affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases. I have over 20 years'... Read more
Mrs Niamh Sherwood based in UK
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a claimant personal injury lawyer with over 27 years experience of workplace injuries and industrial disease.  I currently work in the Asbestos Related Disease Team at Irwin Mitchell where the team deals exclusively with asbestos... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Robert Williams of GHP LEGAL in Wrexham
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr John Michael Imperato of WATKINS & GUNN in Cardiff
Personal injury - Fellow
Michael has been acting for claimants for over 20 years. He has been a partner at large national firms, small rural firms, and is currently a partner at Watkins & Gunn, an innovative high street firm in South Wales. Michael is recognised as a... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Neille Ryan of FURLEY PAGE LLP in Canterbury
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Industrial disease and personal injury compensation claims. Neille has a wide portfolio which includes acting for claimants and defendants. He handles road traffic accidents, slips and trips, work accidents and diseases, injuries involving animals,... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Robert Sardo has been pursing compensation claims for accident victims for over 20 years. He qualified as a Solicitor in October 1992 and has been a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel since 1999. He is one of APIL’s Senior Litigators and... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Richard grew up, studied and commenced his legal career in South Wales. He quickly became a civil litigation partner of a high street firm in 2001, predominantly practising personal injury. In 2007 he left Wales to take up a more specialist role in... Read more
Mr Mark Hambling of ROGERS & NORTON SOLICITORS in Norwich
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Craig Howell of BIRCHALL BLACKBURN LAW in Chester
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Robert Harvey of FURLEY PAGE LLP in Chatham
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Ronald Conway of THE CONWAY ACCIDENT LAW PRACTICE in Glasgow
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Phillip Roberts of LANYON BOWDLER LLP in Hereford
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Phillip Roberts Solicitor: Qualified 2004, APIL Senior Litigator Direct Dial: 01432 377 149 Email: phillip.roberts@lblaw.co.uk Profile: Phillip is a senior solicitor, whose responsibilities include considering new Personal Injury enquiries and... Read more
Mrs Vicki Wanless of BEECHAM PEACOCK NORTH EAST LTD T/A BEECHAM PEACOCK SOLICITORS in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Miss Tanya Waterworth of MCCARTAN TURKINGTON BREEN in Belfast
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Miss Ginny Newman of PABLA & PABLA SOLICITORS in West Didsbury
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Hi - I specialise in employer liability claims - injuries at work of all types -  including industrial disease claims, and occupier liablity accidents, particularly including slips and trips in shops.  I acted for union members for a... Read more
Mrs Lindsey Henderson of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Richard Foyster of ASHTONS LEGAL in Ipswich
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Richard is Head of Personal Injury at Ashtons Legal and specialises in high value workplace and employer’s liability claims and increasingly on mesothelioma cases. He also represents clients in road traffic accidents, product liability claims and public... Read more
Mr Eamonn McDonough of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Cardiff
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Tanzeela Aslam is head of the The Clinical Negligence Department at Sheldon Davidson Solicitors. She is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and has been accredited with litigator status. She holds qualifications both as a... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Diane qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and practices principally in claimant personal injury claims. She is a partner at Atherton Godfrey and head of the Personal Injury department. She is recommended by The Legal 500. Her personal injury practice... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
APIL Fellow Cenric Clement-Evans is a solicitor at NewLaw Cardiff specialising in workplace injuries, with his work including accidents at work and asbestos injuries. Cenric was  a member of APIL’s executive committee from 2008 until... Read more
Mr Lee Jones of ATTWOOD SOLICITORS in Stoke-on-Trent
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have over 10 years’ experience and success in the area of personal injury and industrial disease work. I specialise in mainly Litigated cases involving Industrial Disease, Clinical and dental Negligence, High Value and Catastrophic Injury Claims.... Read more
Miss Nadina Edmondson of BIRKETT LONG LLP in Chelmsford
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Dawn Fay Humphries of LANYON BOWDLER LLP in Telford
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Jonathan Ditchburn of BUTTERWORTHS in Carlisle
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Andrew Roberts of POOLE ALCOCK LLP in Sandbach
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a solicitor and partner with Poole Alcock LLP, Cheshire solcitors, offering a service across both England and Wales. I am head of our litigation team and have specialised in personal injury claims since 1992, representing exclusively... Read more
Mrs Josie Robinson of HUDGELL SOLICITORS in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have been employed by regional law firms for over 25 years, working only in civil litigation departments. I have practised in all areas of personal injury throughout that time gradually working exclusively in this area of law. My caseload is primarily... Read more
Mr Philip Davison of SINTONS LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and since this time have worked exclusively for individuals who have suffered personal injury as a result of an accident or an occupational disease. I am an APIL accredited senior litigator and have been a member of... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Joanne Candlish is Solicitor and Department Manager for Asbestos Disease at Your Legal Friend.  Joanne is a senior litigator member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and is recognized within the legal profession as a leading light in... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I work at Augustines Injury Law in Bristol. I have been a Personal Injury Solicitor for 15 years. I can deal with all types of personal injury cases.   I have a lot of experience of dealing with accident at work and industiral disease... Read more
Mrs Annabelle Neilson of BOYES TURNER LLP in Reading
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have dedicated my career to acting on behalf of those who have been diagnosed with asbestos related diseases. I represent individuals who have developed industrial diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestos related lung cancer, asbestosis and... Read more
Mr Stephen Green of FOSTERS SOLICITORS in Norwich
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Simon Ellis of HUGH JAMES in Cardiff
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Simon Ellis is a Partner with Hugh James and has been with the firm since 1998. Throughout this time Simon has advised client suffering with a wide range of industrial disease, including chest and asbestos related illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung... Read more
Mr Peter Olszewski of BOYES TURNER LLP in Reading
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Parisa Costigan of COOLE BEVIS LLP in Horsham
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Ms Anna Konzon of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Steve Simpkins, Solicitor and Principal of Simpkins & Co, specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence compensation claims, having over 25 years’ experience in these areas. As well as attaining Senior Litigator status with the... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have been with the Mulderrigs Team for over 20 years acting in all aspects of personal injury. Mulderrigs is a memner of the Law Socirty's Personal Injury Panel and holds the Law Society's LEXCEL quality mark. I have particular expertise in... Read more
Mr David McKee of GILDEAS SOLICITORS in Edinburgh
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
David attended Edinburgh University, graduating in 2003 and gaining the Diploma in Legal Practice in 2004. He qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and joined Gildeas in 2012. Specialising in litigation, David acts primarily for pursuer clients in... Read more
Mr Tim Phipps of MASON BAGGOTT & GARTON in Scunthorpe
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a solicitor, and Senior Litgator who has specialised in the area of Personal Injury for more than 30 years. Over these years I have recovered millions of pounds for my injured clients, many of whom have become my friends. Clearly any injury... Read more
Mr Chris Kennett of HATTEN WYATT in Gravesend
Personal injury - Fellow
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Andrew Baker leads Boys & Maughan’s experienced team of personal injury solicitors and lawyers. He represents personal injury claimants, such as those with asbestos and industrial disease claims and people who have been involved in accidents at... Read more
Miss Miranda Becher of DRUMMOND MILLER LLP in Edinburgh
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Miranda Becher has worked as a solicitor at Drummond Miller LLP in Edinburgh since graduating LLB (Hons), Dip. L.P. from the University of Edinburgh in 1995. She was assumed as a Partner of the firm on 1 December 2012. She specialises in personal injury... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I specialise in acting for Claimants in respect of work related diseases and have done so since 1992, leading Irwin Mitchell's Sheffield Disease Team. Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Caroline Flashman Partner Caroline qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and trained and worked for two well known London firms specialising in Defendant personal injury acting for major Insurance companies. During this time she dealt with some... Read more
Mr Iain Scott of HUGH JAMES in Cardiff
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Iain Scott is a Partner at Hugh James solicitors Cardiff. A Fellow of APIL he has in excess of 20 years experience in representing injured clients.He undertakes a broad range of high value claims including fatal accidents, accidents at work, asbestos... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Andrew Kwan of CLEAR LAW LLP in Manchester
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Solicitor-Advocate and Litigation Manager | APIL Senior Litigator | Law Society PI Panel Member My role is to manage the personal injury department and to contribute to the overall growth and development of the practice, whilst maintaining our ethical... Read more
Mr Paul Meehan of O H PARSONS LLP in Slough
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Kam Singh of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Jon Carlisle of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Manchester
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Specialisms and expertise Dominique has experience in claims arising from road traffic accidents, employers' liability (accidents at work), occupier’s liability, product liability, public liability and clinical negligence. Dominique is a member of the... Read more
Brain injury lawyer
Spinal cord injury lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Ed has spent the last 30 years as a personal injury lawyer.  Specialising in injuries of maximum severity he is an APIL Accredited Brain Injury Specialist and also an Accredited Spinal Injury Specialist.  In addition, he has a strong reputation... Read more

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

 

Types of respiratory disease

  • Emphysema
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Silicosis
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Asbestosis

Claiming compensation for respiratory disease

If you are suffering from respiratory disease and you believe the cause may be work-related, you are might be entitled to some sort of compensation. Your next step should be to discuss the details of your illness and working conditions with one of our respiratory disease lawyers.

Only accredited specialist respiratory disease lawyers are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.

Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including occupational disease.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited occupational disease lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

Occupational disease lawyer

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