Leading claimant law firm, Your Legal Friend, has announced the appointment of a new Director of Industrial Disease, Tracey Graham. As head of the firm’s dedicated Industrial Disease team, Tracey will provide vital support to victims who suffer from diseases incurred in the workplace such as deafness, repetitive strain type injuries, VWF/HAVS, and asbestos related illnesses
Tracey is well known in the industry for her work on employers liability and industrial disease cases and her appointment highlights the growing demand for solicitors with specialist expertise. Since qualifying in 1994, Tracey has acted in a wide range of cases from asbestos related illness to hearing loss claims. She has handled numerous cases for those suffering from all types of industrial accidents and illnesses, including those involving death from accident or disease, and occupational stress.
Her expertise and dedication to clients is recognised by the Legal 500 directory of legal service providers, in which she is praised for her professionalism, efficiency and approachability.
Tracey is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel of accredited solicitors and an affiliate of APIL (the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers).
Colin Gibson, Chief Operating Officer at Your Legal Friend, a trading name of 2020 Legal Ltd, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Tracey to the team. Her appointment will enable us to build our Industrial Disease division and increase the support we can provide to clients who are often in sensitive and difficult circumstances. Tracey’s background in this area of law is unrivalled and we are confident that her expertise will enable us to secure the compensation that innocent victims of industrial diseases deserve.
Tracey Graham added: “Your Legal Friend is building its profile for industrial disease claimant work, which makes it an exciting time to lead and expand the specialist team. Industrial diseases can affect a claimant’s quality of life and ability to work. Some illnesses can be short lived, whilst others are life limiting, such as those linked to asbestos exposure, and the more serious illnesses can have devastating consequences on families. As part of the Your Legal Friend team, we can work together to secure the right compensation in the quickest possible timeframe.”