Phillip Gower -
Partner, Industrial Disease - Cardiff
T: 0844 858 3700
F: 0844 858 3799
Based in: Cardiff
Catastrophic Injury Claims, Illness/Disease and Personal Injury Claims
Phillip joined Simpson Millar in May 2005 and set up and heads the Cardiff Office. Phillip has over 20 years expertise of conducting Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of Claimants. He specializes in industrial disease and head/brain injury claims and has recovered damages in one of the highest awards approved by the High Court in Wales in a brain injury case. Phillip has an interest in advising clients living abroad with asbestos exposure claims and has dealt with a large number of claims with clients in Australia, South Africa, America, Europe and Canada.
Quoted in Legal 500 2013: Phillip Gower is described as "having an outstanding reputation for disease work, particular mesothelioma cases; he has 'excellent technical ability' coupled with 'sheer tenacity'".
Phillip is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives, Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, a member of the Spinal Injuries Association and is also a member of the International Law Referral Network. Phil also has a BSA Certificate in Industrial Audiometry.
Phillip has a keen interest in marine conservation. He is a Scuba Diver who has recorded over 150 dives including an environmental survey. Outside of the office and diving he continues to support his local Headway charity and Pro bono legal advice.