Simon Plaut


Occupational Disease

Manchester

36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Stephen Loxton
Paul Clarke


Occupational Disease

Simon is very experienced in occupational disease work. He will accept instructions in all cases involving harm caused by noxious exposures, including asbestos, asthma and other respiratory disorders, industrial deafness, dermatitis, HAVS and upper limb disorders/RSI claims. 

Significant Reported Cases

Thompson v Renwick [2014] EWCA Civ 635: refusal by CA to impose liability on a parent company in respect of activities of its subsidiary which exposed C to asbestos


 

"A safe pair of hands."

Legal 500

Profile

Simon is an experienced junior barrister, specialising in all aspects of serious personal injury and occupational disease. He is instructed for claimants and defendants equally, undertaking work up to and including higher value multi-track/catastrophic injuries. He regularly attends court and commands a very busy and successful paperwork practice. He is an extremely effective cross-examiner with excellent attention to detail. He strives to put clients at their ease and make the litigation process less stressful for them, whilst securing them the best result possible.

Year of Call: 1997

Memberships

PIBA

Qualifications

MA (Hons) Cantab (Law at St Catharine’s)

Diploma in Sports Law (Kings College, London)

 

Recommendations

Chambers UK 2018

"A very capable counsel who is always well prepared."

"Thorough, grasps the issue at stake and very personable."

Legal 500 2018

‘Recommended for all aspects of serious injury and occupational disease work.’

Legal 500 2017

‘A safe pair of hands.’

 

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