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Andrew is a solicitor working with Daniel Easton in the personal injury department.

Andrew assists with industrial disease claims, including acting for claimants who have been exposed to asbestos and subsequently develop asbestos-related injuries, such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer and pleural thickening. Andrew also works on complex catastrophic injury claims arising as a result of road traffic accidents and accidents at work. Andrew qualified as a solicitor in September 2017.

Andrew developed a particular interest in asbestos claims during the first seat of his training contract, which was in the personal injury department at Leigh Day. He subsequently assisted Claire Fazan as a trainee solicitor in the clinical negligence department, where he worked on cases involving severe and fatal injuries suffered by both adults and children, including birth injury claims. 

Andrew joined Leigh Day in 2013 as a paralegal in the human rights department.  He assisted on a wide range of cases including judicial reviews, inquests, claims under the Human Rights Act, disability discrimination claims and Court of Protection cases. 

Andrew obtained his undergraduate degree in law from the University of Kent and went on to obtain a master’s degree in law from University College London. He was awarded a distinction in his master’s degree which focused on UK Human Rights and Equality Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

Andrew is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and holds accredited litigator status.


Annual mesothelioma deaths predicted to peak - an in-depth look by Andrew Cooper First published by LexisNexis 31.7.19

Mesothelioma claims.  This article was first published in  Partners in Costs Spring 2018

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