David Olive


I specialise in industrial disease litigation with a particular focus on mesothelioma, asbestos and respiratory diseases, silicosis, dermatitis, HAVS, carpal tunnel syndrome, noise induced hearing loss and work related upper limb disorders.

Tel: +44 (0)161 604 1547


My Expertise

My major insurer and insured clients have included Norwich Union, BAI Claims Services Limited, AXA Liabilities Managers, AXA Corporate Solutions, Zurich and Rio Tinto Plc.

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I have in-depth experience of dealing with claims in relation to the construction sector, varying from small to medium enterprises to large multi-nationals including AMEC, Taylor Woodrow Group, John Laing, Bovis Lend Lease, Rentokil Initial Ltd and Taylor Wimpey.

Claims have ranged from several thousand pounds to over a million pounds, including a recently concluded mesothelioma claim for £650,000. In addition, I have contributed to occupational disease articles for the Post Magazine and technical guides for clients.