I am the Managing Partner of the Southampton office, which acts exclusively for victims of both personal injury and asbestos related diseases throughout the South East. I have particular expertise in representing mesothelioma patients and their families in obtaining welfare benefits, access to other support services and financial compensation.
I routinely speak at conferences and seminars to the medical and legal profession on issues associated with acting for asbestos disease victims.
"Always available, understanding and utterly professional," say clients. Other sources add that he is "incredibly diligent and a detailed kind of lawyer, who will run hard cases and is prepared to take risks." - Chambers & Partners, 2019
He "looks at the wider picture and the person involved in the case." - Chambers & Partners 2018
Guy Darlaston is an expert on asbestos-related disease cases. Sources praise him as "very impressive with clients." - Chambers & Partners 2017
"Among the most dedicated advocates for UK asbestos victims in the country." - Chambers & Partners 2014
Guy Darlaston heads the London asbestos disease team and receives the highest praise from experts for his efficient case management and for "fighting hard for his client." - Chambers & Partners 2013
"Knows when to pursue a justified case in the face of difficulties." - Legal 500 2012
"The firm remains dedicated to serious injury work, and is split into specialist teams, with Guy Darlaston leading the 'renowned' asbestos-related disease team." - Legal 500
What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?
It is always a privilege to assist those affected by the devastating consequences of asbestos disease - whether by helping directly with welfare benefits and legal compensation or by putting them in contact with other support services - to give some peace of mind and reassurance.
What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?
I am fortunate to work within a team of highly specialised expert lawyers who are dedicated to advising people with asbestos illnesses. We are widely recognised the leading team of asbestos lawyers in the South East. In addition, Irwin Mitchell has a network of specialist teams operating in each of its offices nationally and our collective knowledge and experience in this field is unrivalled.