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Peter Ward

Legal Director


Peter first joined Weightmans in 2009, having qualified as a solicitor in 2004. Peter has specialised exclusively in industrial disease claims since qualification.

Peter’s disease experience includes:

  • noise-induced hearing loss;
  • hand/arm vibration syndrome;
  • work-related upper limb disorders;
  • dermatitis;
  • occupational asthma; and
  • asbestos-related illnesses.

Peter’s caseload predominantly covers higher-value disease matters. He specialises in asbestos matters for mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening.

Peter has pursued cases successfully to the Court of Appeal and has significant trial experience, particularly in issues of limitation. He is predominantly instructed by major insurers and multinational companies.

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