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John Browne Principal Lawyer, Head of Industrial Disease Cardiff

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John is a senior personal injury lawyer, specialising as Head of Industrial Disease for Cardiff at Slater and Gordon Lawyers.

He specialises in claims concerning disease and represents a number of trade unions.

He is an expert in asbestos related cases and other respiratory complaints.

John has successfully run group and class actions to the Court of Appeal and to the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

He has also brought specific and novel points of law to the High Court and Supreme Court Judiciary for consideration.


  • Personal injury
  • Multi-claimant action
  • Asbestos
  • HAVS
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Cancer
  • Respiratory

Career history

  • Since 2015 Slater and Gordon
  • 1994 - 2015 Leo Abse and Cohen
  • BSc Physics
  • Dip Engineering
  • MSc Engineering