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Daniel Nicholas Litigation Executive, Industrial Disease

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Daniel is a litigation executive in our industrial disease team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

He specialises in chest and asbestos disease claims and provides support in relation to all aspects of asbestos and respiratory disease litigation. Daniel has been involved in various complex cases involving asbestos exposure. He also deals with claims to the Turner & Newall Asbestos Trust.

Daniel has experience dealing with shipping claims, claims for ex-pats living in Australia and Canada, Maltese dockworkers, environmental exposures and cases of exposure within schools. He has also acted for clients in Article 2, Right to Life inquests.

Previously, he worked in Resource Management in Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunal Service before entering private practice in 2011.

Daniel is a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (GCILEX) and won the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Student of the Year Award 2013.


  • Asbestos exposure and related disease
  • Article 2 Inquests

Career History

  • Since 2013: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2011-2013: John Pickering and Partners LLP
  • 2005-2011: Her Majesty's Court and Tribunal Service


  • The University of Liverpool
  • The Law Academy, Liverpool

Professional memberships

  • Graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (GCILEx)
  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Recent Testimonials for Daniel Nicholas

“Daniel Nicholas was more like a family friend and we are really grateful for all his help and understanding he gave to us all at this sad time. I couldn’t have asked for a more thoughtful and understanding man than Mr Nicholas. The service and the staff always treated my family and me with the greatest respect.”


“I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to anyone. Daniel helped me in more ways than he was aware of. I am very grateful to him in how he handled everything for me without making it stressful for us as a family. The service your firm provided was excellent and I couldn't fault anything that was done for myself and my family.”

Mrs K, Manchester

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