5 October 2021

Ropewalk Chambers' Disease Team Recognised in the Legal 500 2022

Chambers' expertise in the field of industrial disease has once again been recognised in the latest edition of the Legal 500. We have been described as providing “an excellent service together with outstanding barristers” as well as having “particular specialism related to the areas of industrial disease”.

The full entry is here:

“Nottingham-headquartered Ropewalk Chambers' personal injury offering is considered an ‘excellent service together with outstanding barristers’. Chambers has particular specialism related to the areas of industrial disease, as well a team able to advise and represent individuals and insurers in a full range of personal injury cases. The set is home to Jayne Adams QC and Richard Gregory, who are known for their industrial disease claims expertise; in this space Patrick Limb QC currently represents a number of airlines in claims brought by employees who allege a condition named aerotoxic syndrome. Damian Powell acted for six defendants in a case where the court is to determine whether welding plume inhalation can cause COPD.”

Of the barristers ranked for Personal Injury work in the Legal 500 2022 (which has no separate 'Disease' section), the following undertake significant amounts of disease work: Jayne Adams QC, Patrick Limb QC, Richard Seabrook, Andrew McNamara, Richard Gregory, Myles Jackson, Christopher Lowe, Andrew Lyons, Tom Panton, Damian Powell, Jonathan Owen, Kam Jaspal, Rochelle Rong, Georgina Crawford, Rachel Young, Georgina Cursham, Philip Davy, Cassandra WilliamsPhilip Godfrey and Thomas Herbert.

To see the full rankings for Ropewalk Chambers, please click here.

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Ropewalk Chambers

Ropewalk Chambers has, over many decades, established a market-leading reputation for detailed and specialist expertise in the field of Industrial Disease litigation.

Whether asbestos, noise, dust, vibration, stress or any other insidious process, including those which are newly emerging, its members have consistently appeared in the leading cases, determining the limits of liability, causation and quantum at first instance and appellate level.

Work is distributed within Chambers to enable Members of Chambers to represent both Claimants and Defendants in this field.

To find out more about our Disease barristers, click here.

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