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Meet The Team


Jean Harkin Consultant Solicitor LLB Hons, A.C.I .Arb, MSc Forensic Medicine and Science

Jean has been involved with asbestos disease and civil litigation for more than 20 years developing an Industrial Disease practice to become one of the leading bench markers in her field.
She is also an Assistant Coroner for Cheshire, Manchester (City) and Inner West London (Westminster).
Jean joined James Murray Solicitors in 2012 and their pooled experience has been beneficial to clients offering a wealth of additional services.
A talented Solicitor, Jean is highly skilled and qualified to deliver a quality service and a tenacious approach to litigation and as a consultant to the Industrial Disease team, Jean, brings to bear, a vast amount of knowledge and experience.
She herself has a strong client base and partnership with the Liverpool and the Wirral areas and proud to represent clients from here and nationally
Areas of Expertise include:
Asbestos related Disease
Clinical Negligence
Medical Law and Ethics
Chancery Law

Phone: 0151 933 3333



Emma Leary LLB (hons), solicitor

Emma joined the civil team in April 2006, after obtaining a Law degree and completing the Legal Practice Course at Liverpool John Moore’s University.

Emma specializes in all industrial disease related illnesses including Asbestos related illnesses and Medical Negligence Matters. Emma has been extremely successful for a number of client’s in this area. She is compassionate and fully appreciates and understands the sensitive nature of this area of law.

For more information about the Industrial Disease Team please see our Industrial Disease page.
To contact Emma please call 0151 933 3333 or e-mail