0370 1500 100

Katrina London

Senior Associate Solicitor
  • 0161 838 7262
  • 0750 148 4006


I have specialised in the field of occupational personal injury for over 25 years. I act for clients with asbestos related diseases from all over the North West and North Wales. I have represented clients from overseas (Australia, New Zealand and Canada) who contracted asbestos diseases before emigrating to other countries. I have extensive experience in using the specialist court procedures which ensure that cases for mesothelioma and lung cancer victims are dealt with quickly. 

One of my cases is used as the guidance to courts for victims of mesothelioma who want to have a quick decision on who is to blame for their disease and, if possible, an early payment of some compensation but wish to delay the final settlement of their claim to make sure they get the right provision for their spouses and dependent children. I have secured awards for victims of mesothelioma in excess of £500,000. I am often complimented by my clients for my sympathetic manner and commitment to winning their case.

I am committed to ensuring that my clients receive full and proper compensation and that research into treatment for asbestos related cancers is properly funded, a cause for which I both campaign and raise money. I cycled 1200 mile from Glasgow to Southampton to raise money for mesothelioma research.

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

I wanted to become a lawyer so that I could make a difference.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

The most rewarding part of my job is working on behalf of an amazing group of clients. Mesothelioma victims and their family never fail to impress me with the strength they show when dealing with the consequences of this devastating disease.  

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

I value the team approach that we have at Irwin Mitchell, which enables me to provide my clients with the best quality of care. The range of expertise at Irwin Mitchell coupled with high standards and professionalism make it an excellent firm in which to practice.

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I have a wide range of interests outside work. I am a member of a book club, which I set up. I am a regular cinema and theatre goer. I enjoy long distance cycle rides, have recently started running and practice yoga. Cake baking is something of a passion.

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 26/04/2019
    Specialist Lawyers Mark Workers' Memorial Day By Continuing Campaign To Improve Health And Safety

    “These figures highlight the sad reality that we see day to day in our work. People are dying due to asbestos exposure in their past, with the majority of those exposed at work while completely unaware of the dangers of this hazardous substance. International Workers’ Memorial Day is an important time to honour the memory of those who have died, not only from asbestos-related disease, but also as a result of inadequate health and safety practices. This issue is crucially important to protect employers and employees and is one we will continue to campaign on.”

    Continue Reading
  • 11/04/2018
    Family Of Former Crane Fitter Killed By Asbestos Cancer Call For Answers Regarding Illness

    “Asbestos has had a huge impact on so many lives, with exposure to the material so often being linked to work in industrial environments and in construction. “We would be hugely grateful to anyone who may be able to shed light on how Michael may have been exposed to asbestos during his time with Sir William Arrol.”

    Continue Reading
  • 26/01/2017
    Former Boiler Engineer's Devastated Widow Calls On His Ex-Colleagues For Information

    “Angela and the family were left devastated by Mark’s death and they are desperate for answers about how and where he came into contact with the fatal asbestos that caused him to develop mesothelioma. “We want to hear from anyone who recalls working with Mark at C M Dunphy in the hope that the information they can provide on Mark’s working conditions so that we can help Angela.”

    Continue Reading
  • 27/06/2016
    Grandson Appeals For Help After Grandfather’s Death From Asbestos-Related Disease

    “Asbestos exposure can have terrible consequences for those unfortunate enough to come into contact with dust and fibres on a regular basis. “Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive form of cancer that can take decades to show symptoms, which in many cases, like this one, means victims have grown older and can find it difficult to pinpoint exactly where and when they were exposed. “We know from experience that those who worked in industry, where asbestos was commonly used to lag pipework, were often exposed when lagging fell into a state of disrepair and was disturbed during regular maintenance and annual shut down periods. We have represented many other men who worked in ICI plants who were exposed to asbestos from removal of lagging on pipes or from working next to laggers. “Charles’ family do not have much information about his working life and do not know how he may have come into contact with asbestos so they are appealing to anyone who worked with him to come forward with any information they have, no matter how small, about his working life and any contact he had with asbestos."

    Continue Reading

Send Us Your Enquiry

Enter your details below and one of our experts will call you back as soon as possible.

This data will only be used by Irwin Mitchell for processing your query and for no other purpose.

© 2019 Irwin Mitchell LLP is Authorised & Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our Regulatory Information.