Partner, Industrial Disease Lawyer
- £184,000 Compensation Awarded in Asbestos Claim
- £135,000 Compensation for Asbestos Exposure at Work
- £91,000 Compensation for Mesothelioma
Gavin joined Simpson Millar in 2015, and is a Senior Lawyer specialising in Industrial Disease claims.
He has more than 20 years’ experience in personal injury claims, and in litigating asbestos cases, including Mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening claims, regularly recovering six-figure amounts of compensation for clients.
Gavin has also pursued claims on behalf of clients in the USA, using experienced U.S. Lawyers as agents to obtain awards through the U.S. Court system and also from U.S. trust funds set up to compensate victims of asbestos. U.S. claims can be pursued against both employers with a U.S. connection and also against U.S. manufacturers of asbestos products.
He has provided legal training to colleagues in asbestos and other industrial disease cases.
Gavin’s broad expertise also covers industrial disease cases including occupational cancers, dermatitis, Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (vibration white finger), stress at work and work-related upper limb disorders and Repetitive Strain Injury claims.
Professional Memberships and Accreditations
Gavin is a Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and is accredited by APIL as an Occupational and Asbestos Disease Specialist Lawyer. He is also a member of the Law Society, and has been recommended in its Legal 500 lists of top practitioners.
Interests outside of work
He enjoys spending time with his family, rugby, cycling, literature and travelling.