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Injury lawyer details for James Walsh

Injury lawyer - Injury lawyer details for James Walsh

Tel: 01752 203536

[email protected]

Accident at work
Asbestos related diseases
Back injury
Brain injury
Fatal accident
Head injury
Occupational disease/illness
Road accident
Spinal cord injury
Sport injury
Trip or slip

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Occupational disease specialist lawyer Asbestos disease specialist lawyer

About James Walsh

Telephone: 01752 203536 or 07391 400123 Email: [email protected]

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 asbestos and industrial disease litigators, renowned particularly for his expertise and success in high value asbestos claims which he has dealt with since the mid-90’s. His years of experience dealing with mesothelioma cases is recognised on a national basis. Many of James' clients have been exposed to asbestos at Dockyards including Devonport, Portsmouth and Chatham.  He also has a strong reputation for industrial deafness litigation and has recovered significant damages in public and employer liability cases.

James is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel.  He is also accreditated as an Asbestos Disease and Occupational Disease Specialist with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) of which he was the second in the country to be appointed.  James has also been appointed as a national assessor to support the APIL asbestos and occupational disease accreditation scheme. He has also been awarded the acclaimed Fellow status by APIL and an active participant of the South West Mesothelioma Support Group.

James is President of the Plymouth Law Society in 2020 coupling his position as Treasurer which he has held over the last 10 years.

Outside of work James is a keen sportsman. He plays football on a weekly basis and is struggling with his 8 handicap at golf. He is also a regular at Plymouth Argyle optimistically dreaming of seeing his team play in the Premiership.

APIL membership: Practitioner member  - What does this mean?

APIL accreditation: Fellow, Occupational disease specialist, Asbestos disease specialist

Other memberships: Law Society

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James Walsh
25 Lockyer Street
Tel: 01752 203536
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