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Isobel Lovett

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Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors

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Industrial Disease

Position

Isobel is a Partner and Head of the Industrial Disease Department and, for the past 17 years, has specialised in asbestos disease cases for Claimants. Isobel’s recent work includes securing high value settlements for mesothelioma sufferers, enabling her clients to access new, non-NHS funded treatments paid for by Defendants’ insurers.

Isobel has extensive experience of this specialist area of litigation, her expertise being recognised by those she works with and through independent accreditation by The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Law Society.

Isobel  works with medical professionals, support groups and related charities both in the South and nationally, to ensure the support needs of  victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases are met. She recently helped establish the London Asbestos Support Awareness Group, a charity covering London and the South East.

She is known for being tremendously helpful and supportive towards her clients and their families and as a tenacious and skilled litigator and negotiator. Whilst specialising in asbestos disease work, Isobel has experience of other industrial diseases, particularly other occupational respiratory conditions and work –related cancers.

Career

Isobel trained and worked in a number of firms in Sheffield before being appointed Associate at Irwin Mitchell’s Newcastle office between 2009-15. She has been a Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen since June 2015.

Member

APIL, Fellow and Accredited Asbestos and Occupational Disease Specialist  and assessor, Law Society PI panel member for over 17 years

Education

University of Aberdeen (MA Hons, French), PGCE- University Warwick, CPE and Law Soc Finals – Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic


London: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors is a 'very strong and high-quality niche firm' doing 'a mix of work including some cutting-edge injury claims'. Its work covers life-changing and life-limiting injuries, including rehabilitation and funded care packages. The team is made up of 'very hard-working, committed lawyers' who are 'prepared to push the boundaries of legal authority to obtain the best results for their clients', and the disease and illnesses team is highlighted for its excellent work. Core team members include managing partner Vidisha Joshi, who is the head of the personal injuries team; Anne Sanders, who is 'superb in all respects'; Anita Rattan, who 'has extensive experience' and 'understands how a personal injury claim should be run'; and industrial disease and illnesses team head Isobel Lovett, a 'first-class litigator' whose client care 'is second to none'.

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