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Dominic Hemsi

Partner

Biography

I specialise in injuries at work, fatal and serious personal injury claims, road traffic collision claims and industrial disease claims, including asbestos-related diseases. I have extensive experience in cases against the Ministry of Defence for noise-induced hearing loss and cases involving sporting and extreme activities, such as fitness training, abseiling and mountain rescue training. 

I am a panel member of the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group.

In the North West I work with the Communication Workers Union, Aftermath Support and I have assisted RoadPeace North West since its inception.

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

I became a lawyer to help people to improve their situation and where possible right the wrong they have experienced. 

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

The driving force each day is the motivation to secure the best result for my clients. 

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

I enjoy all aspects of working at Irwin Mitchell, but most of all the contact with my colleagues, the depth and breadth of their expertise, professionalism and friendliness. The resources of the firm really allow you to deliver the best outcome for each client.

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I am married and have two young children so family life is the centre of my universe. When I have a chance I keep fit learning self defence, Krav Maga, and boxing. This is helped by cycling to work each day.

Market View

Sources note that he is "thorough, very good with clients and tenacious." - Chambers & Partners 2016

Dominic Hemsi is highly experienced in claims relating to asbestos exposure and to catastrophic road traffic collisions. Sources call him "very understated but he's excellent at what he does - very client orientated" - Chambers & Partners 2014

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 08/08/2017
    Family of Former Council Cleaner Appealing To Her Ex-Colleagues After Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis

    “Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer often caused by asbestos exposure. The dangers of asbestos have been known for decades and warnings as well as adequate protection should have been offered to those in contact with asbestos. “June’s family was devastated by her diagnosis and quick decline and we are committed to getting answers for them. We would like to speak to anyone who worked at the Whitworth Road Depot who could give information about the presence of asbestos there.”

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  • 01/08/2016
    Retired HGV Driver Appeals To Former Colleagues For Help After Mesothelioma Diagnosis

    “Asbestos dust and fibres can be extremely dangerous when inhaled or ingested and can cause a number of serious and sometimes fatal diseases, but all too often we see instances where employees were not given the correct information or protective equipment to prevent their exposure to the deadly material. “Due to the length of time between exposure to asbestos and the development of symptoms of mesothelioma victims often find the companies they worked for no longer exist. “In these cases victims have to rely on accessing compensation from insurance companies to help cover their care costs, as well as providing financial security for loved ones they will leave behind. This process can be extremely difficult when companies have been dissolved for long periods of time. “Sadly, this is the case for Roger. Although he worked for a family business he has been unable to find any details about the insurer involved and we are now appealing to his former colleagues for help in tracing the insurer to ensure Roger can access justice and help provide for his future.”

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  • 01/06/2016
    Family Of Former Cleaner Appeals To Colleagues After Her Death From Mesothelioma

    “Asbestos dust and fibres can be extremely dangerous when inhaled or ingested and can cause a number of serious and sometimes fatal diseases, but all too often we see instances where employees were not given the correct information or protective equipment to prevent their exposure to the deadly material. “Veronica’s diagnosis had a huge impact on her life when she should have been enjoying her retirement and her family understandably want answers about why she was exposed to asbestos dust and fibres without any warnings about the risks the material posed. “We would like to hear from anyone who worked at Rochdale Cotton Mill, Richard Barnes & Sons and members of the cleaning team at Birch Hill Hospital as they may have crucial information that will help Veronica and her family get the answers they deserve.”

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  • 20/10/2015
    Leigh Woman Diagnosed With Asbestos-Related Lung Cancer Appeals To Former Colleagues

    “Lung cancer is an disease which can have a significant impact on patient’s lifestyles. “Brenda and her family have understandably been left angry and upset by her diagnosis and have concerns about what the future will hold. The family want answers as to why more wasn’t done by her employers to protect her from the harmful dust of asbestos.”

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