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Dominic Hemsi



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

'Described as "encyclopaedic" in his knowledge of the field.' - Chambers & Partners 2018

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

  • 08/02/2018
    Family Appeal For Information Regarding Bolton Man’s Asbestos Death

    “Through our work we have seen the terrible legacy that asbestos has had on so many lives, with victims developing terminal conditions decades after they were exposed to the material. “Following his death, Alan’s family remain determined to ensure that they get answers regarding the illness which took his life and we would be keen to hear from anyone who can provide information which will assist with his case. Any detail could prove absolutely vital in our efforts to help Alan’s loved ones gain justice.”

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  • 25/01/2018
    Former Factory Worker Seeks Answers Regarding Asbestos-Related Disease

    “It is a shocking truth that George’s case is very similar to a huge number which we are involved in, with our clients developing very serious health conditions many years after they are thought to have come into contact with asbestos. “We are hard at work investigating George’s employment history and are now particularly keen to get more information regarding the conditions at D Anderson & Son Ltd during the times he was employed there. Any details, no matter how small, could have a huge impact on our efforts to help him gain justice regarding his illness.”

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  • 11/01/2018
    Family Launch Appeal For Answers Regarding Former Joiner’s Asbestos Death

    “This case provides a tragic reminder of the consequences that asbestos has had on so many lives and how such issues only become apparent decades after victims are believed to have first come into contact with the material. “Prior to his death, Stanley had spoken of his belief that he may have been exposed to asbestos during these jobs and we would be keen for more information on this. “We would be hugely grateful if anyone who either worked with Stanley or has details on the companies involved could come forward and help us with our investigations.”

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  • 10/01/2018
    Widow Desperate For Answers Following Husband’s Death Appeals For Help

    “Sadly cases like this are all too common, with the devastating legacy of asbestos meaning that people develop serious illnesses many decades after exposure to the material is thought to have taken place. “Unfortunately, Jean is unaware of where this exposure could have taken place so we need former colleagues of Frank’s to come forward so we can try and piece together his employment history. With this it is likely we will be able to discover where he was exposed to the fatal asbestos dust that caused his illness. “Any information provided could prove vital in our efforts to ensure that Jean gets both the answers and justice she deserves regarding Frank’s illness.”

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