Tim is a member of Thompsons Solicitors’ Asbestos Disease Team and handles cases across the North East.

Based out of Thompsons’ Newcastle office, Tim has nearly two decades of experience as a solicitor and covers cases such as asbestos-related lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis and pleural thickening.

A resourceful and empathetic solicitor, Tim ensures clients and their loved ones are provided with crucial legal advice and support while handling the litigation needed to resolve their claims.

Tim is motivated by helping individuals and their families in very difficult situations and by securing compensation that will ensure their financial security for the rest of their lives.

The most rewarding aspect of working at Thompsons for Tim is the firm’s client first approach and emphasis on maximising the amount of financial compensation secured on their behalf.

Outside of work, Tim enjoys family life and does his best to keep fit.


Tim's case experience

Asbestos-related disease claims: Tim has represented numerous individuals who have been exposed to asbestos during the course of their employment or as a result of familial and environmental exposure, as well as the estates of late individuals who sadly died from asbestos-related conditions. Tim has secured compensation packages of hundreds of thousand of pounds for his clients and their families.



Tim’s former client said: “Tim was a lovely respectful gentleman, who was courteous and patient when dealing with what was a difficult situation for us. Many, many thanks. Would highly recommend Thompsons Solicitors.”

Another of Tim’s former clients said: “I would like to thank Tim Hayward for all his help and support in what has been a very difficult time for our family. All his advice and information has been the key factor in this compensation claim being successfully completed.”