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Kevin qualified as a solicitor in 2006, having completed his training contract at a niche London firm. Upon qualification Kevin moved to a National Trade Union Firm and specialised in employment accidents and industrial diseases for 10 years including serious workplace injuries such as those involving falls from height, falling objects, lifting injuries, lifting equipment, slips and trips in the workplace, accidents involving machinery including fork lift trucks and the like, use of dangerous chemicals, unsafe systems of work, accidents on board ships and in docks and lack of personal protective equipment.  

His clients suffered a wide range of injuries including lifelong problems necessitating elbow replacements, knee replacements, shoulder replacements, spinal injuries, neurological injuries and chronic pain.  Kevin also has significant experience dealing with asthma, COPD, cancer, pneumonia, silicosis and group litigation arising from workplace exposures to chemicals.

Kevin  also has extensive experience dealing with claims arising out of road collisions and cycling claims.
 
Kevin has conducted several successful multi-party actions for workers exposed to chemicals including over 100 claims for workers who developed asthma, dermatitis and respiratory problems; 50 claims against South West Water for exposure to H2Shydrogen sulphide.

He also acted for over 60 claims for firefighters from several fire authorities as a result of occupational exposure to waterborne bacteria on training at The National Watersports Centre in Nottingham as a result of open water swimming causing sickness, diarrhoea, and even lifelong Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
 
Kevin joined Leigh Day in 2016 to specialise in high value workplace accidents and cycling claims.
 
In his spare time Kevin is a keen swimmer, runner and cyclist having represented Great Britain Age Group at triathlon and regularly competes in local running and cycling races. Kevin also holds a Category 3 British Cycling race licence.

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