Michael Cairns


  • I qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and was made partner in 2014.
  • My main focus is handling occupational disease claims with a particular focus on NIHL, HAVS and asbestos-related diseases.
  • I act for a variety of insurers and corporate clients.
  • I regularly write articles and deliver training to clients and others in relation to occupational disease claims.

Notable cases:

  • White v EON and others [2008] All ER (D) 263 (Nov) concerning constructive knowledge for the purpose of the Limitation Act 1980


Partner in Manchester occupational disease team

Contact Details

+44 161 838 8272