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Louisa Saville

Associate solicitor

Louisa Saville is an associate solicitor in the asbestos team.

Asbestos and mesothelioma

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

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.