Edmund Young > Slater and Gordon > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slater and Gordon
90 High Holborn

Work Department

Personal Injury: Industrial Disease


Edmund is a Principal Lawyer specialising as Head of Industrial Disease for London at Slater and Gordon.

He is an expert in handling all types of industrial disease claims, particularly those relating to asbestos and employers’ liability.

He leads a team of Industrial disease lawyers.

As such he is a frequent attendee at the asbestos sub-parliamentary committee of the House of Commons, which debates on all issues concerning asbestos led campaigns.

He is also a staunch supporter of asbestos led campaigns such as Asbestos in Schools and the HSE Hidden Killer campaign.

Edmund takes on challenging cases and has gone to the Court of Appeal on a number of occasions.  He is very experienced in handling significant injury claims  and has previously represented a number of trade unions and their members.  He is renowned for his forensic approach to litigation and strives to achieve the best outcomes for his clients.


Edmund began his legal career in 1989, joined Fentons Solicitors in 2010 and became a Principal Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in 2013.


Edmund is a senior litigator and occupational and asbestos disease specialist at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

The personal injury team at Slater and Gordon handles a range of work, including inquests, inquiries, and cross-border claims. ‘First-class’ Tracey Benson oversees the serious injury department, with a practice spanning spinal cord injury, brain injury and amputation, and particular experience regarding subtle brain injuries, including those resulting in psychiatric symptoms. Edmund Young leads on the industrial disease front, including asbestos-related disease cases. The team regularly liaises with the firm’s wills and probate, family and employment law, and Court of Protection departments.