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Newcastle office

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The Newcastle office was opened in December 2020 to support Leigh Day’s clients in the North East of England. The office was set up to advise residents of Newcastle, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Darlington and the wider North-East region who have contracted asbestos-related industrial diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening.

From this office Leigh Day will support the activities of Readley, a support group for mesothelioma sufferers and victims of asbestos exposure that meets across the region at venues in Darlington, Sunderland & Morpeth. They can offer support, advice and assistance with benefits claims for those who been diagnosed with an asbestos related illness.

The office is led by partners Steven Dickens and Helen Ashton who are asbestos and mesothelioma claims lawyers with many years of asbestos litigation experience. Please contact Steven or Helen on 0191 9339104.

Leigh Day have experience in bringing claims against employers in the north-east region and have secured six figure settlements for clients from the region previously. Settlements have included claims for treatment costs in the private sector, where necessary.

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Should you require our assistance we would be pleased to speak with you and arrange to visit you at home.

We are always able to offer to act on a no win no fee basis and will be happy to discuss ways of funding your case.

Leigh Day in Newcastle:

Rotterdam House
116 Quayside

Tel: 0191 9339104

Please note this office is not permanently staffed and meetings are by appointment only.

Meet the Newcastle team

Steven Dickens
Asbestos and mesothelioma

Steven Dickens

Leading Manchester and North East mesothelioma claims lawyer

Helen Ashton

Helen Ashton

Leading Derbyshire, Yorkshire and East Midlands mesothelioma lawyer