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Slater and Gordon

58 MOSLEY STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 3HZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 383 3500
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk

Madelene Holdsworth

Tel:
Work 0161 383 3500
Email:
Slater and Gordon

Work Department

Personal Injury: Industrial Disease

Position

Madelene is a principal lawyer and head of the industrial disease team, the travel litigation team and the military injuries team.

Madelene specialises in claims for compensation for victims and their families of asbestos related diseases, chemical poisonings, occupational asthma, noise induced hearing loss as well as workplace accidents.

She also specialises in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning cases which is an extremely unique area of law. It is highly unlikely that there is another lawyer in the country who has as much expertise in these types of cases. She has been involved in, and continues to get instructed on, high profile CO cases including CO fatalities.

Career

Madelene joined Pannone Solicitors as a trainee solicitor in 2005 and qualified as a solicitor in 2007. She became a Principal Lawyer with Slater and Gordon in 2014.

Member

Madelene is an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) accredited Senior Litigator and Occupational Disease Specialist.


North West: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Slater and Gordon  has a ‘wealth of experience and a track record in serious injury litigation - its reputation is well deserved as it has a very attentive, supportive and responsive team’. In Manchester the ‘immensely experienced’ Pauline Chandler  is ‘just superb; she gets a great result for her clients very quickly’. Jenny Keith  ‘knows all there is to know when it comes to serious personal injury’. The ‘highly experienced’ Damian Bradley  who is particularly strong for employers’ liability is ‘very intelligent, personable and helpful’. It fields some ‘great lawyers who are handling complex asbestos disease claims’ under the leadership of Madelene Holdsworth  who is the national head of industrial disease. The ‘knowledgeable’ Richard Scorer  who heads the abuse team ‘deploys his extensive experience effectively’. Senior associate Jane Martin  is applauded for her ‘diligence and hard work’ and associate Andrew Taylor  ‘always exercises great judgement’. In Liverpool Carol Hopwood is a ‘very experienced lawyer who has a charm and a light touch when trying to get the best outcome for her clients. Clients really warm to her and trust her judgement’. The large department has a number of key specialisms including advising on brain and spinal injury, travel law, abuses/sexual assault, human rights and inquest law.

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