122 Reviews
  • J Williams

    From the moment we rung Versus Law and spoke to the receptionist on the phone to the moment we completed on our first home, Versus Law were excellent. Our solicitor was Tom and not only did he keep us updated every step of the way but he was very professional, efficient, offered valuable advice and made the process of buying a house stress free. We couldn’t recommend Versus Law enough and we just wanted to say a huge thank you to Tom and the team. Joe and Kara

  • H Cooper

    We would highly recommend Versus law, especially Nick Wintrip (selling) and Nicola Nolan (buying). They both kept us up to date throughout the whole process. They were easy to get hold of and were very prompt to answer any questions/email. We would have no hesitation in recommending Versus law for conveyancing.

  • C Keen

    Absolutely superb service from Nicola Nolan. Highly trust and recommend. Honest attention to detail.

  • V Griffith

    We would like to say a big heartfelt thank you to Saqib Kazam versuslaw
    Once he took our case in for Holiday compensation He kept us up to date with every thing explaining every step he took this was not an easy case but he got us an excellent result a kind polite very professional young man. Highly recommend

  • S Foster

    Sarah handled my claim quickly and efficiently. It made the whole process easy and stress free. She was very professional and kept me informed every step. I would highly recommend Versuslaw.

  • I Asaf

    Fantastic service, very helpful and kept me informed at every stage

  • M Long

    From start to finish Versus Law have been professional and helpful. Tom Reid was always available to talk to us and gave us updates regularly meaning we did not have to constantly chase up matters. We are very happy by the service and would recommend to anyone looking for a reliable solicitor.

  • Jill T

    Excellent service. I was kept informed every step of the way. Natalie Moylan and Renee Burke were a pleasure to work with. Highly professional but with a personal touch. They both went above and beyond!

  • Danielle

    Excellent service from start to finish from Nicola and Natalie! Super responsive to emails and all my questions as a first time single buyer. Natalie and Nicola make a great team and are so approachable. Definitely recommend them for property related legal services.

  • Frankie

    Really happy with my experience using versus law, from start to finish they put my mind at ease as I wasn’t buying a house in the normal way, it was through a family divorce and there were time scales and dead lines to meet, versus law managed to conker my mortgage and speed things up to avoid any extra costs, nicola was always there to ease my mind when I had any concerns as things do get stressful whilst purchasing a property, the ladies on the reception we also a delight and couldn’t do more to make you feel comfortable in any situation, if you are thinking of using versus law to assist you through your mortgage then look no further as these guys couldn’t have done more for me, I couldn’t have been happier with my experience

  • Matt W

    Nicola Nolan’s conveyancing service has always been excellent, I have used them several times in the last 5 years. In particular for my business I have found their relationship and understanding of Paragon Bank to be very useful. I would highly recommend.

  • Kay

    Excellent decision to go with Versus Law! Nick Wintrip handled the very stressful job of our house sale with professionalism, calmness and a good sense of humour. We did everything via email, phone and post, and he was always quick in responding and keeping me updated every step of the way. Very competitively priced too. I would highly recommend Versus Law without the slightest hesitation.

  • O Li

    Thomas Reid dealt with the sale and purchase of our properties. He was a pleasure to work with – very quick to respond to queries and very efficient in his work. As a result, the process went very smoothly with minimal delays. I would highly recommend competitively priced Versus Law and especially the professionalism of Thomas Reid.

  • Mr RS

    Natalie Moylan dealt with the sale and purchase on my behalf. The whole process was very well handled with constant updates. The first solicitors I’ve used that’s responds within to an email within an hour! Would 100% use again!!!

  • Mrs LC

    Recently dealt with Nick Wintrip at Versus law when selling my property. Found him to be professional, quick and thorough. Process went smoothly and I was well informed throughout the process. I received regular updates and all enquiries were dealt with efficiently. Nick made the whole process of selling my home stress free and a happy one! Your the best Nick – thank you again 🙂
    Will highly recommend Versus Law Solicitors. They are the best

  • Jaxx

    Would recommend Versus Law for conveyancing; Nick and Natalie we’re our team with Nick the main contact, thank you Nick and Natalie for making the conveyancing experience as stress free as possible.

  • Paula

    Great experience working with Versus Law. Excellent level of professionalism from Thomas Reid who provided clear, precise information. Highly recommended from my side. Thanks to Tom and the team.

  • D

    Fantastic experience with Natalie and her colleagues. Email updates throughout the home buying process, estimates of how long it would take to get her work completed and local knowledge which speeded up the process. 100% recommended.

  • R Napier

    Really good and really helpful got things sorted alot quicker than anticipated very cooperative

  • Wetherill

    What an outstanding team they turned my purchase around within the set time frame and very professional at all times.
    They went above and beyond reassured myself throughout the process.
    As being a first time buyer I felt this was most important I would recommend them highly.

  • Nasir

    Versus Law dealt with my house sale from start to finish in a most professional manner. A friendly, professional, competent team who get the job done within the time parameters. I highly recommend this firm.

  • Colin and Yvonne

    Absolutely brilliant service as always.
    This is the third time using Versuslaw and they never fail to impress. Natalie and Nicola are real diamonds and you really get the sense that they actually care about you.

    We actually live in London, but continued to use them for our London property because of our previous experience with them.
    Thank you guys, would highly recommend you to anyone.

  • B Man

    Excellent service!!! We are really happy with the service VersusLaw provided to us. Being first time buyer, we dint have much idea about the whole process and had lots of questions. They have given proper and clear response on time to everything we have requested. For us, one of the property got cancelled in between the process because the owner decided to not to sell that property few days after accepting our offer. Though there were searches and procedures done already for that property VersusLaw did not ask Fee for that purchase as they understood the difficult situation we were in. When we found our next property, we had no doubt whom to contact. We are really happy and totally satisfied by the service Nicola, Natalie and their team offered. We will highly recommend your service to anyone,

  • Ross Grant

    Today I have completed on the purchase of my very first apartment, and it just wouldn’t have been possible without the INCREDIBLE knowledge, guidance and GENUINE care of Nicola, Natalie, and the entire Versus Law team.

    This purchase was far from straightforward, with lots of potential pitfalls – all navigated with professionalism, patience and an impeccable attention to detail by Nicola.

    Nic went well above and beyond the call of duty to look into some extremely complex accounts and repair budgets to the apartment block in question – something I would have completely overlooked.

    As a result, with her guidance, I managed to negotiate a £2,000 reduction in asking price – something I’m sure other solicitors would have let slip through the net.

    That’s a genuine £2000 saving – a lot of money for a first-time buyer.

    You get a real sense that these guys actually CARE – they make you feel more like a friend, than a client – and don’t leave a stone unturned when it comes to conveyancing. If there is anything to uncover on a property, trust me, Nicola will find it!

    In essence, Versus Law made what could have been a rather stressful situation, easy and straightforward.

    Communications and response times were brilliant, with daily updates coming via phone and email – and I never felt rushed by anyone when I had queries.

    I honestly cannot recommend Versus Law enough.

    I’m going to pick up the keys to my apartment now – and won’t be using anyone other than these guys for all future property purchases/ sales.

    THANK YOU SO MUCH Versus Law – I’ll be raising a glass of champagne to you all at the housewarming! 🙂

  • CW

    Great service provided by Nicola and her team.
    Always communicating with updates for the completion of my property.
    Would highly recommend

  • Jackie

    I used Versus Law to buy my first house. Had no idea how it worked but I must say that the conveyancing team held my hand all the way through. On the day of completion there was a delay and they stayed in office late to ensure it went through so I wasn’t waiting over the weekend. It was an absolute pleasure to deal with Versus Law and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them. It was nice to speak to people who I felt cared for me and put my interests first at all times. Thank you so much for your help

  • Andy

    Versus were great to deal with when they provided the conveyancing for my house purchase. I was able to complete the process without needing to physically travel to their offices and my solicitor was always available for any questions when I was completing all the paperwork. Everyone was very friendly to speak to.

  • T Baguley

    Fantastic conveyancing service from Nicola and Natalie, they kept on top of everything from start to finish and were always available whenever we had questions. I’d be happy to recommend them to anyone.

  • David JC

    Very impressed with every aspect of Versus Law, from service they provide to the attitude of the staff. Always called back when they said they would and had a laugh with them too. Will definately use again (if I need to).

  • Mrs Morris

    I would recommend Versus Law to anyone, particularly Nick Wintrip, who looked after us extremely well. They are very efficient and communicated with us fully at all times. We were able to contact them by phone and e mail and did not need to rely on letter going back and forth. Nick is really friendly too and put us at ease throughout the end to end sales process. Thank you.

  • Tanita

    Nicola and Natalie did a wonderful job. They were friendly and patient. Answered my many many questions and got the job done very efficiently. I am highly impressed and would definitely recommend them.

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Hazardous substances exposure


Hazardous Substances Exposure Claims

Exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances can have a life-altering effect. Long-term discomfort, significant injuries requiring sustained medical treatment and prolonged illness are just some of the issues facing employees who have been exposed to hazardous substances in the workplace.

Have you fallen quite ill or have incurred significant medical bills as a result of being exposed to hazardous substances? If so, you may be entitled to receive compensation. At Versus Law, our hazardous substances exposure claims solicitors in Manchester are highly practiced in helping people to get compensation for any medical treatment or loss of earnings if they’ve been exposed to hazardous substances at work.

What Are The Circumstances For a Compensation Claim?

Employers have a duty of care to their employees. This covers every area of an environment and everything contained within that environment. Employees working with hazardous chemicals should always be provided with safety equipment – and be fully trained to work around – and, if required, handle hazardous substances.

Should employers not establish clear workplace parameters, fail to provide employees with appropriate safety equipment, not clearly signpost hazardous substances or the areas in which they’re housed, then you may be entitled to claim compensation.

The Types of Exposure Compensation Claims Can Be Made For

The most common types of exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace compensation claims handled by our proficient solicitors in Manchester include the following:

  • Chemical (including products that contain harmful chemicals
  • Gaseous exposure (particularly asphyxiating gases)
  • Biological agents (bacteria and viruses)
  • Fumes, dust, vapors, and mists

There is a wealth of ways that employees can be exposed to hazardous substances in the workplace. The most common of which are:

  • Inhaling
  • Direct contact with the skin
  • Accidental swallowing of liquids
  • Direct contact with the eyes
  • Through punctures on the skin

The Symptoms Experienced By People Exposed to Hazardous Substances

The effects of exposure to hazardous substances are varied – and entirely dependent on the nature of the substance employees have been exposed to. Common symptoms include:

  • Dermatitis
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Burns
  • Respiratory problems
  • Damage to internal organs
  • Leptospirosis
  • Legionnaires

Common symptom manifestations that may indicate a larger health problem include the following:

  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizzy spells
  • Nausea

The Responsibilities of Employers

According to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, employers are responsible for providing a safe working environment, free of potential hazards. Should they have bee found in dereliction of duty and prompted hazardous substances exposure in Manchester – or anywhere in the UK, they are liable for any ill health experienced by employees.

Employers are responsible for minimising emission release and spreading throughout the workplace, consider routes of exposure, to implement control measures proportionate to the tasks performed by employees and operate efficient hazardous substances control measures.

In addition, employers must also ensure that their employees have access to personal protective equipment (PPE), undergo requisite education and training, routinely review the effectiveness of all measures and form new measures for any subsequent risks that may arise.

How Do I Make a Hazardous Substances Exposure Compensation Claim?

Your first step to making a hazardous substances exposure claim is to contact Versus Law solicitors in Manchester. We will then arrange a FREE consultation to discuss your case. Once we have deduced the full circumstances, we will talk you through your options and provide you with expert advice.

At this stage, all you’ll need to do is to provide us with the details or the circumstances around your exposure. We’ll need to know the precise location of where the accident occurred, evidence that appropriate safety measures were not taken by your employer and the details of any injuries and treatment you’ve received.

A member of our team will then contact your employer and inform them that you’ll be seeking compensation for any injuries, health concerns and damages, including psychological damages.

The conscientious and client-focused approach by our hazardous substances exposure claims solicitors in Manchester is exemplified by our tenacity and professional communication with you and the employer. It is our goal to make sure that you’re awarded the compensation you deserve. We will keep you updated of all developments in your case and always act in your best interests.

How Long Do I Have to Make a Claim?

You can make a claim anytime within three years of becoming aware that your illness might be linked to work. In cases where exposure to hazardous substances proved to be fatal, the family of the deceased can make a claim from the date of death or date that the post-mortem was received.

If your exposure occurred outside of the UK, this timescale might be shortened. If you’re unsure whether you’re eligible to make a claim for compensation, contact Versus Law today.

How Much Compensation Can I Expect?

The amount of compensation that you’re entitled to is dependent on a range of circumstances. This is the same with any workplace-related illness. Typical factors include:

  • Loss of earnings (including future loss projections)
  • Any medical or travel expenses that you’ve had to pay
  • Your care and support needs (both present and future)
  • Expenses relating to home environment modifications
  • Mobile aids
  • Any pain and suffering that you’ve experienced

No Win No Fee Hazardous Substances Exposure Claims

Our hazardous substances exposure claims legal service is provided on a no win no fee basis. Should your claim be unsuccessful, you won’t have to pay any legal costs. There are also no upfront costs.

Should you claim be successful, your employer will be responsible for paying you legal fees, with any outstanding balance deducted from your compensation.

Why Choose Us?

Versus Law solicitors in Manchester is an award-winning legal practice with intimate knowledge and notable experience settling hazardous substances exposure claims. We have already helped thousands of people to win the settlement they deserve.

Oftentimes treatment for hazardous substances exposure is delicate and challenging – requiring a leave of absence from working, and a loss of earnings. Our diligent and empathetic approach means that we can help you to secure your immediate financial future if your unable to work as a result of exposure to hazardous substances.

Contact Us

To receive your free consultation with one of our hazardous substances exposure claims solicitors in Manchester, contact us today on 0845 555 0606 or email us at info@versuslaw.co.uk. If you prefer, you can complete our contact form here.

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I can’t thank Nicola and Natalie enough. They were fantastic dealing with a complicated sale and a thankfully more straightforward purchase. They kept me informed throughout and made a stressful time much easier. I would highly recommend.

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