Sweet & Maxwell to publish book on asbestos claims written by 12KBW barristers

On 31 August 2019, Sweet & Maxwell will publish the first edition of Asbestos: Law & Litigation. The book is a comprehensive guide to the legal and practical aspects of claims for asbestos-related injury in the UK. It includes contributions from Dr Robin Rudd and Dr John Moore-Gillon, Master Eastman, and specialist barristers in 12KBW’s Asbestos Team. The book covers the history and use of asbestos, the asbestos diseases, the common law and statutory duties relevant to civil claims, and attendant issues relating to insurance, limitation, assessment of damages, state payment schemes, and procedure.

The general editors are Harry Steinberg QC, Michael Rawlinson QC, and James Beeton, all of whom are barristers at 12KBW.

Further information about the book can be found here.