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Injury lawyer details for David Dunne

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Tel: 0161 383 3526

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Asbestos related diseases
Occupational disease/illness

Injury lawyer - senior litigator
Occupational disease specialist lawyer Asbestos disease specialist lawyer

About David Dunne

David is a Principal Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Manchester. He manages a team in the industrial disease department, and has specialised in disease cases for over 30 years. 

His particular area of specialism is claims for asbestos related disease, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening. David has also dealt with numerous claims for other types of industrial disease, including occupational cancers, vibration white finger/hand arm vibration syndrome, occupational asthma, occupational dermatitis and work related upper limb disorder. 

David has considerable expertise in high value cases, and has handled important group test cases. He has been involved in a number of high profile and landmark disease cases, dealt with on appeal by the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. 


  • Asbestos related disease
  • Occupational cancers
  • Vibration White Finger/Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
  • Work Related Upper Limb Disorder
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Occupational Dermatitis

Notable cases

  • Farmer -v- Rolls Royce and Others (fatal mesothelioma claim in which damages of £4.3M were awarded to the Claimant at trial)
  • Knox and Others -v- Cammell Laird Shipbuilders Limited (welding fume exposure test cases)
  • McCamley -v- Cammell Laird Shipbuilders Limited (Court of Appeal industrial accident claim)
  • Schofield -v- Saunders & Taylor Limited (Court of Appeal mesothelioma case)
  • Maguire -v- Harland & Wolff Limited (Court of Appeal mesothelioma case)
  • Sienkiewicz -v- Greif UK Limited (Supreme Court mesothelioma case)

APIL membership: Legal Practitioner  - What does this mean?

APIL accreditation: Senior Litigator, Occupational disease specialist, Asbestos disease specialist

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David Dunne
First Floor, Lee House
90 Great Bridgewater Street
Greater Manchester
M1 5JW
Tel: 0161 383 3526
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