David Hughes


Injury | Mesothelioma

About David:

David is an Associate in our Oxford team specialising in claims for asbestos-related diseases.

David graduated with a First Class degree in Law in 2014. He went onto complete his legal studies and was admitted to the rolls as a solicitor in 2018.

David has come from a broad legal background including dealing with Industrial Disease and multi-track catastrophic injury claims, Criminal Injury (CICA) and housing possession proceedings. He has extensive advocacy experience, attending court on a regular basis for a range of matters such as complex disclosure applications and CMCs as well as extensive Family Law Proceedings including domestic violence, non-molestation and Children Act proceedings.

David joined us in January 2020 in the Industrial Disease team and specialises in asbestos-related diseases including mesothelioma, pleural thickening, lung cancer and asbestosis.

David regularly achieves settlements for six-figure sums and his recent successes include a fatal mesothelioma claim involving complex dependency considerations, and settlement of a mesothelioma case following a deposition where the Claimant gave evidence in his lifetime.


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

APIL Accredited Personal Injury Specialist – Litigator

APIL Central England Co-ordinator


Outside of work, David enjoys participating in airsoft, playing video games and catching up on the latest movies, as well as cooking and cocktail-making.  He is also a huge American Football fan.

"I am so pleased to be a part of such a passionate, dedicated and specialist team who are tenacious and dedicated lawyers and so committed to help those suffering with asbestos-related diseases achieve justice."

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