New Chairman at Ashtons Legal

Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chairman, Michael Frape.Michael, a Commercial Disputes Partner who is based primarily in the firm’s Cambridge office, takes over the role from Mark M...

Appeal for witnesses for cancer victim, as asbestos dangers feared to include former insurance workers

An appeal by the family of an Ipswich insurance company worker who died from an asbestos-related illness may show that other former insurance workers could also be affected by the deadly material. Nigel Olley died of mesothel...

£50,000 interim payment obtained for mesothelioma sufferer within two months of diagnosis

Phoebe Osborne, an asbestos-related disease claim specialist at Ashtons Legal, has obtained an admission of liability and an interim payment of £50,000 for Mr T who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in January 2018. Mr T start...

Widow of Former Gas Fitter and Addenbrooke’s Hospital Pipe Fitter Seeking Justice after Asbestos-Related Death

The heartbroken widow of a former plumber and gas fitter who laid pipes during the construction of Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in 1966 and 1967 is appealing to his former colleagues to come forward with information ab...