No5 Barristers’ Chambers has a large and dedicated team of specialist practitioners in the field of industrial disease. The team has a breadth of experience encompassing asbestos litigation, carcinogens and toxicity, respiratory diseases, dermatitis, and work-related stress disorders, as well as noise-induced hearing loss claims, vibration induced conditions, and upper limb disorders.
Directory entries in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners have consistently praised No5’s aptitude in and experience of industrial disease litigation.
Members of the group are often instructed in high profile cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as group litigation and test cases. From a defendant’s perspective, our industrial disease specialists have in-depth knowledge of the insurance issues that arise in historic claims, overlapping health and safety prosecutions, and public law issues affecting local authorities.
No5 regularly delivers seminars, lectures, and bulletins on the latest trends in industrial disease and occupational illness.
Our national presence enables us to offer a service to clients throughout the country. Whatever the nature or complexity of the case, members of the No5 Industrial Disease Group will have the right level of experience and expertise for your client.