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Edmund Young Principal Lawyer, Head of Industrial Disease London

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Edmund is a Senior Personal Injury Lawyer, specialising as Head of Industrial Disease for London at Slater and Gordon Lawyers.

He is an expert in handling all types of industrial disease claims, particularly those relating to asbestos and employers’ liability.

He leads a team of Industrial disease lawyers.

As such he is a frequent attendee at the asbestos sub-parliamentary committee of the House of Commons, which debates on all issues concerning asbestos led campaigns.

He is also a staunch supporter of asbestos led campaigns such as Asbestos in Schools and the HSE Hidden Killer campaign.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners
  • Legal 500

Career history

  • Since 2013-Slater and Gordon
  • 2010 – 2013 Fentons Solicitors
  • 2009 – 2010 Thompson Solicitors
  • 1998 – 2009 Rowley Ashworth Solicitors
  • 1995 –1998 Bolt Burdon Kemp Solicitors
  • 1989-1995 Pearson Maddin Solicitors
  • Guildford College of Law
  • Kingston University

Professional memberships

  • Senior litigator and occupational and asbestos disease specialist at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

Recent Testimonials for Edmund Young

“We have been very pleased with your excellent service. From start to finish, you have handled the case superbly. I go forward knowing the settlement has taken the financial worry from my treatment. We both thank you very much indeed and will not hesitate to recommend you and your company to friends and family should they need likewise assistance.”

Mr and Mrs D

“I would like to thank you for your help, guidance and understanding with my issue. Once you took on the case I felt that you were committed to presenting the available evidence in the most positive way to represent my interests.”

Mr B, Basingstoke

“The service you have provided has been first class, your attention to my case has been of great comfort to me, can I say in difficult times. I will have no hesitation in recommending you and your company to anybody that needs a competent, caring, diligent solicitors to act for them in all manner of claims. You have made this journey seem easy, and for that I thank you.”

John Howes

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