Liam is a senior associate in our Leeds office, and a practicing barrister. His case load is primarily asbestos-related claims litigated in the High Court.

Liam has a specialism acting for local authorities on strategic points, such as foreseeability of risk to firemen and in respect of emerging diseases. However, Liam has experience across a wide range of disease types such as asthma, dermatitis, silicosis, HAVS and NIHL.

Liam has won several reported asbestos cases in the High Court on breach of duty such as McGowan v AMEC [2017] and on the application of the Limitation Act 1980 in Fudge v FG Minter [2018].

Liam undertakes all interim Advocacy in the county and high courts and from his pupillage has an active interest in costs litigation.

Liam is a “recommended lawyer” in the 2020/21 edition of The Legal 500.

In 2021, Liam was named “Young Professional of the Year” at the prestigious Insurance and Reinsurance Association Awards.

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for 'Personal injury: defendant (Yorkshire and the Humber)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2023