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Kevin Johnson Principal Lawyer, Chest & Asbestos Disease Group, Personal Injury

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Kevin is a Solicitor specialising in Chest and Asbestos Disease at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Liverpool.

He has almost 20 years’ experience working on cases involving occupational disease.

With 98% of these cases funded through a “no win, no fee” agreement, he works hard to settle claims quickly and get the best results possible for his clients.

They include large numbers of dockworkers, shipyard workers and Merchant Navy seamen, particularly from the Merseyside area.

He has also acted for clients who have developed asbestos diseases from a wide range of occupations and sources of exposure including teachers, shop workers and spouses of workers who came home with asbestos dust on their clothes.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners: Kevin is a “notable practitioner” and “key individual” who is appreciated for his "bedside manner and regular communication” with clients.
  • Legal 500
  • Chambers and Partners 2016: Kevin is "a true leader in his field" and is praised for his "excellent understanding of the issues related to asbestos litigation and claims in the UK."

Career history

  • Since 2012 Slater and Gordon
  • 1999 - 2012 John Pickering and Partners

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Merseyside Asbestos Victim Support Group
  • Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Member the Law Society's accredited personal injury panel
  • APIL accredited occupational disease specialist
  • APIL accredited asbestos disease specialist

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