I am a Senior Associate specialising in industrial illness claims with an emphasis on mesothelioma claims. I have many years’ experience of occupational disease claims and am an accredited Occupational and Disease Specialist with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).
I am sensitive to the needs of my clients and their families, especially when they have been diagnosed with life limiting illnesses. I always strive to provide swift, accurate and expert assistance.
"Irwin Mitchell resolved our claim completely to our satisfaction. This was facilitated by the dedicated work of Isabelle Selley and Alexandra Lausen who liaised with us throughout in a professional and friendly manner." - 5* Trustpilot review
"Isabelle Selley has been dealing with my claim for Peritoneal Mesothelioma from my previous employers. The first visit to my house with an assistant to take details of my past employment, she did this with time and patience. All correspondence by phone letter or by email was very accurate and presented in a highly professional manner.
"Jennifer Appleby also Irwin Mitchell has called me regularly about my wellbeing. Thanks to both of these people have kept me updated about virtual meetings on Zoom, which I found very helpful. Once again thanks to all concerned for a 100% service" - 5* Trustpilot review
"Isabelle (and her assistant Megan) arrived and dealt with the claim in a professional and caring manner... We would like to express our deepest thanks to Isabelle and Megan for the sympathy, care and consideration that our case was shown in their very capable hands." - 5* Trustpilot review - (read full review)
"The service provided by Isabelle Selley was, and continues to be, exemplary. Isabelle was very appreciative of the situation, and spoke to us with compassion and understanding. Every step was clearly explained to us, and any questions raised were answered quickly and accurately." - 5* Trustpilot review
"I found Isabelle Selley both friendly and professional and a good person to listen to my concerns. Irwin Mitchell are quick to activate an interview and, certainly, Isabelle was very professional in her advice. Thank you." - Bob Jackson, Trustpilot review
Isabelle is "a fantastic litigator who really knows what they're doing. "Isabelle Selley is extremely kind and understanding with clients and very knowledgeable with asbestos related claims." - Legal 500, 2021
Isabelle Selley is “compassionate” and “patient” with a “deep understanding of her area of law” - Legal 500, 2017
"Irwin Mitchell's Isabelle Selley in Bristol has been dealing with my claim for Peritoneal Mesothelioma from my previous employers. The first visit was to my house with an assistant to take details of my past employment - she did this with time and patience.
"All correspondence by phone, letter or by email was very accurate and presented in a highly professional manner. Jennifer Appleby also of Irwin Mitchell has called me regularly about my wellbeing. Thanks to both of these people who have kept me updated about virtual meetings on Zoom, which I found very helpful.
“Isabelle Selley dealt with my claim in a most professional manner, carefully listening to my concerns and answering all my queries and keeping me updated with developments. I am very satisfied with the final settlement.” - Former Client
"We would like to recommend Isabelle Selley for the way she dealt with our claim for asbestos related disease. She was very professional and compassionate, helping us deal with a very stressful time.” - Former Client
"As a family we cannot thanks Isabelle Selley enough. Throughout the whole process she was fully accessible to us for any inquiries we might have had, was very caring and thoughtful, and above all very determined to persistently acquire the necessary high level reports needed to ensure that justice was done." - Mrs Maureen Butterworth
"Ms Selley was efficient, knowledgeable and kept us fully informed of progress. She guided us through the vast amount of paperwork involved and achieved a very satisfactory result. We would have no hesitation of using Irwin Mitchell again and would definitely hope that Ms Selley would be available again." - Sylvia Peters
"Her professionalism and continued empathic support was second to none, often going over and above to get a positive outcome." - Janet Billis
"We won our case and she kept me informed all the way along the process. I would recommend her to anyone needing to investigate asbestos related matters" - Former Client
"Very happy with Isabelle Selley who is dealing with my case, caring and considerate. Would recommend to anyone who needs advice." - Client
"I have been extremely pleased with the service that I have received from Irwin Mitchell and in particular from Isabelle Shelley. She was often readily available to assist and if she was away from her desk she would get back to me promptly. I was kept up to date at all stages of the claim by Isabelle or her secretary. They were very pleasant, easy to work with and understanding under difficult circumstances. Thank you for a 5 star service!" - Mrs J Bennett
What Inspired You To Get Into Law?
I became a solicitor because I am good at resolving problems and enjoy meeting people. My job naturally combines both of these elements.
What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?
I am passionate about my work because I can see that it makes a positive difference to people in difficult situations.
What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?
Irwin Mitchell has the largest national asbestos team in the UK which means that there is a wealth of specialist knowledge available to me.
What Do You Do Away From The Office?
I love exploring different countries, going to the theatre and cooking; more so if shared with my husband and two daughters.