- Solicitor, Industrial Disease

Anthony Waddington | Solicitor, Industrial Disease | Simpson Millar LLP
T: 0345 357 9200    F: 0345 357 9399
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Based in: Manchester


Personal Injury Claims and Industrial Disease and Illness Claims including Asbestos related illnesses, Occupational Cancers, Lung Diseases such as Occupational Asthma, COPD and Pneumoconiosis, Dermatitis, Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome/Vibration White Finger, Work Related Upper Limb Disorders/Repetitive Strain Injuries.


Anthony started at the practice as a Paralegal in 2006 and completed his Training Contract with the firm in 2009, following extensive training across the firm's Industrial Disease, Civil Litigation, and Personal Injury Departments.

As a trainee he was nominated for the Law Society Young Pro-bono Lawyer of the Year award for his work in setting up a local Law Centre.

Upon qualification as a solicitor, Anthony joined the firms Personal Injury Department, dealing with all types of personal injury claims including high value brain and physical injury claims.

Having worked in the Personal Injury Department for almost four years, Anthony then specialised in Industrial Disease Claims and quickly became an Associate of the firm and was promoted to become the Head of the Manchester Industrial Disease Department, overseeing a team of solicitors and paralegals dealing with all manner of occupational illness claims.

Anthony deals with all types of industrial disease and illness compensation claims including vibration white finger/Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, occupational asthma, repetitive strain cases, with a special focus being on asbestos related illnesses including mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening claims.


Anthony is a member of the Law Society and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers


Outside of the law, Anthony enjoys spending time with his young family and is an enthusiastic scuba diver with the British Sub Aqua Club pursuing his hobby across the UK and World.

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