Legal and Regulatory Information

National Mesothelioma Helpline.

UK Head Office

Unit 4, The Office Village
Sandpiper Court
Chester Business Park
CH4 9Q

National Mesothelioma Helpline is a trading name of BB Legal Limited registered in England and Wales under number 07301278.  The registered office of the company is 20 Kennedy Street, Manchester, M2 4BY.

BB Legal Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  Use the following link for online access to the current professional rules applicable to solicitors.

VAT registration number: 155 9317 47.


We use the word ‘partner’ to refer to senior lawyers. Not all of our lawyers are solicitors. Information about any individual’s professional status will be provided on request.
A list of directors is available for inspection at the registered office, together with a list of those persons who are designated as partners.


The information below about our service is intended for clients and prospective clients.

Your Agreement with BB Legal Ltd

If we are going to represent you, the following information will be provided to you in writing at the outset:

  • a statement about the work we will do for you;
  • information about how we will provide our service;
  • terms and conditions that apply to our contract with you;
  • the price we will charge and how our costs are to be paid.

Help and Information

If you require further information about our agreement with you or about the service you can expect from us, you should contact the person with day-to-day responsibility for your work.

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 acting for you as soon as possible, because our priority is to put the problem right if we can.

If that is not possible, contact our Client Services Team:

  • by email using the above link or to
  • by post – 20 Kennedy Street, Manchester, M2 4BY
  • by telephone – 0161 238 5634.

We have a complaints policy, which is available on request.


We are insured in respect of professional liability arising out of our activities in England & Wales by Axis Specialty Europe Plc.

We recommend that you contact our Client Services Team (see contact details above) if you wish to contact them, as we can ensure that your enquiry is directed to the appropriate person.  However, the insurer may be contacted by addressing your communication c/o Hera Indemnity Limited, 68 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9LJ.


Telephone calls

Calls to our offices may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes:

  • in order to assess compliance with regulatory requirements
  • to assess that quality of our service
  • to detect unauthorised use
  • to establish the existence of facts.

Trading names

The following brands are trading styles used by BB Legal Limited:  Birchall Blackburn Law, Kevill Kirkham & Grayson, Paul Watson & Co, Clarkson Penhale, National Asbestos Helpline, National Mesothelioma Helpline, EQ Legal.