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Louisa Saville


Louisa Saville is a partner in the asbestos team.

Asbestos and mesothelioma Industrial disease

Louisa is a specialist asbestos claims lawyer based in Leigh Day's Manchester office. She trained with John Pickering and Partners before qualifying with Pannone LLP in 2011.

Throughout her career Louisa has specialised in claims for victims of asbestos related diseases including mesothelioma, asbestos related lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening

What our clients say

We would like to express our sincere thanks to Louisa. From the moment she came to visit us at our house she has been truly exceptional. It is a very difficult thing for people to go through. She has shown such empathy kindness and efficiency. We could not of asked for a better service or support from her and from her colleagues who have also assisted us along the way. Everyone has been so patient and kind we are sincerely grateful.

Joy Austin via Trustpilot

Legal expertise

As well as bringing claims for victims in high risk industries such as laggers, plumbers and electricians Louisa has also represented claimants who have been exposed to asbestos through less well known occupations such as teachers or office workers.  She has also brought claims on behalf of individuals exposed to asbestos environmentally, or from dust on the clothes of family members. She represents clients exposed to asbestos throughout the UK, particularly in Manchester and the North West.

Louisa has submitted numerous cases to the scheme established to compensate former employees of the Turner and Newall group of companies who have developed asbestos related conditions. 

Louisa has worked with many of the asbestos victim support groups across the country by attending meetings and fund raising events. 

Louisa is an APIL Accredited Occupational Disease Specialist and also an Accredited Asbestos Disease Specialist. 

Leading cases

  • Heneghan v Manchester Dry Docks and others - lead assistant solicitor on this asbestos related lung cancer case which determined the correct legal approach to prove and win a case of this nature
  • IEGL v Zurich - part of the team instructed on behalf of the Asbestos Victim Support Group Forum UK as interveners. 


News and blogs

News Article
Antony Gower
Mesothelioma Asbestos Witness appeal

Son seeks advise on dad’s Blackburn Aircraft work after his death

The son of Antony Gower, who worked at Blackburn Aircraft Company in Brough, East Yorkshire, is appealing for information from anyone who worked at the site between 1954 and 1960.

News Article
Elderly Lady
Asbestos and mesothelioma Witness appeal

Former Salford office worker appeals for information following mesothelioma diagnosis

A woman recently diagnosed with an asbestos-related cancer is appealing for information from her former colleagues at Braileys Electroplaters Ltd and Milford Astor Ltd where she worked throughout the 1950s.

News Article
Margaret Anne Adams 1992 (2) Photo
mesothelioma teacher Witness appeal Industrial disease

Former Coventry maths teacher appeals for information following mesothelioma diagnosis

Margaret Adams, a former maths teacher at President Kennedy School, Coventry, is appealing for information regarding asbestos at the school during the 1980s-1990s.