Andy Lilley > JMW Solicitors LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

JMW Solicitors LLP
M3 3HG

Work Department

Catastrophic Injury / Industrial disease.


Andy is  a Trustee of Headway Preston and Chorley and runs a caseload of challenging brain and spinal injury cases. He has won his client’s damages over £20 million in cases transferred to him form other solicitors as ‘problem cases’. He is committed to ensuring that his clients receive the very best early rehabilitation and support and obtain the maximum possible settlement. He works closely with the Child Brain Injury Trust and is the firm’s appointed representative for Headway and the Spinal Injuries Association.

Andy is also  head of the industrial disease team and is responsible for marketing, supervision and training. He has run a number of ground-breaking mesothelioma and asbestos disease cases. These have included a reported High Court decision clarifying the position regarding disposal of tissue samples in a lung cancer/asbestosis case and settling a case after trial but before judgment was given which extended the scope of Chandler v Cape to visitors and obtained compensation for low level exposure between 1958 and 1960


Qualified 1994; JMW Solicitors 1999 to date, partner 2004.


Liverpool University LLB (Hons)


Married, father of three; once keen runner, slower by the year.