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Partner, Head of Industrial Disease
Deborah joined Simpson Millar in 2015, when the practice acquired Colemans-ctts. She had a short spell with Michael W Halsall Solicitors before returning to Simpson Millar in 2018. She has 21 years’ post-qualification experience, including as Head of Colemans-ctts’s own Industrial Disease department between 2002 and 2015.
As Head of Industrial Disease claims, Deborah’s role is to supervise, train and motivate her team to help clients with the Industrial Disease claim process. She is also responsible for bringing new work into the department and building sound relationships with all clients.
Deborah obtained her Law Degree from Sheffield University in 1995 and throughout her career she has specialised in Industrial Disease claims. She has considerable experience in dealing with claims for Vibration White Finger, work related Asthma, Hearing Loss and Dermatitis.
Interests outside of work
Deborah enjoys running and competing in triathlons, with her husband and two boys.