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National Asbestos Helpline is an information service provided by BB Legal Limited.

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Information services

National Asbestos Helpline provides information about asbestos, asbestos-related conditions and resources and support services available to people suffering from those conditions.

National Asbestos Helpline does not provide legal services but is part of the BB Legal group, which also includes our group solicitors Birchall Blackburn Law. If you require legal advice or assistance we might put you in contact with the solicitors.

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We are confident that we will provide a good service, but on rare occasions things can go wrong. If that happens, we encourage you to raise the issue with the person you have been dealing with as soon as possible, because our priority is to put the problem right if we can.

If that is not possible, contact Birchall Blackburn Law’s Client Services Team:
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• by post – 20 Kennedy Street, Manchester, M2 4BY
• by telephone – 0161 238 5634.


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With us, it’s personal

The National Asbestos Helpline was set up to help asbestos related disease sufferers and their families.

With our knowledgeable, professional and compassionate approach, we help and support thousands of people across the UK to access financial, emotional and practical support and, where appropriate, legal representation from specialist asbestos compensation claims solicitors.

If you, a family member or a friend has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, Pleural Thickening, Asbestosis, Asbestos Lung Cancer or Pleural Plaques, we are here to help.