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Irwin Mitchell

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Personal injury - Asbestos related diseases


Ian Toft is Head of the Asbestos Disease Team in Leeds and became a Partner in May 2017. He was named as Partner of the Year at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018. At the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards Ian’s work in securing client’s access to future treatment was recognised and he was presented with the Outstanding Case of the Year award 2018. He is recognized by APIL as a Senior Litigator and an Asbestos Accredited Specialist.                                                                             

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Yorkshire and the Humber > Insurance > Clinical negligence and personal injury: claimant

(Next Generation Partners: Personal Injury)

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Irwin Mitchell is ‘the best in the business for looking after clients, on both a human and a legal level’. Based in Sheffield, Julianne Moore co-leads the medical negligence practice with Sarah Coles in Leeds. The group has extensive experience handling the gamut of complex, high value negligence claims, specialising in birth injury, spinal injury and amputation cases. The team includes Rachelle Mahapatra, Rachel Roach, Tom Mather, Sarah Rowland and Tim Annett, who work together to provide ‘an excellent and highly personal service’. Adrian Budgen and Sion Kingston jointly lead the personal injury practices in Sheffield and Leeds, respectively. The firm continues to be highly regarded for asbestos disease cases, with Ian Toft noted for his work relating to immunotherapy. The Yorkshire team has a substantial number of APIL accredited specialists, including Rachael Aram and Louise Jenkins . Carolyn Heaton is also recommended.