By instructing us, you will receive more than just advice and representation; you will secure consistently excellent oral and written advocacy, delivered with the highest levels of service and integrity from barristers who have a national reputation for disease work.

We have appeared in some of the leading cases in disease litigation, having provided significant representation in landmark authorities relating to actionability, thresholds for ‘guilty knowledge’, causation and apportionment and limitation, amongst others. Over the years, we have appeared in some of the UK’s largest group actions and contribution claims arising from occupational diseases. We are able to quickly put together teams of leading and junior counsel of the highest calibre for large and complex matters.

We assist both Claimants and Defendants, through individual, union, insurer and self-insured and Government Agency instruction. Our work continues to take us to every part of the country where traditional industry has existed. Members of the group appear in all forums, from the taking of evidence on commission to cases at all jurisdictional levels, including the Supreme Court. The depth of experience in our Disease Team allows us to meet all levels of requirement, with every single case being given the care and attention it deserves.

Our experience encompasses the full spectrum of disease claims including:

We are committed to the principle of knowledge sharing, ensuring that you and your clients always have access to the latest and best advice. We regularly speak at national disease conferences for solicitors and insurers and appear at mock trials. Please contact Tony Hill or Alan Odiam if you would like to discuss seminars, workshops or any other training requirements.

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