Associate, Solicitor, Head of the Asbestos Team01752 292334
Dean is a dedicated Associate Solicitor who works in and heads up our Asbestos Department. Dean is an APIL accredited asbestos specialist with many years of experience in this specialist field.
Dean obtained his law degree at Plymouth University in 2004. Dean previously worked for Bond Pearce and Benyons Solicitors until he joined Wolferstans in 2011.
Due to the amount of asbestos that has been present in the local area for many decades Dean has vast amount of experience in assisting people with their cases after being exposed to asbestos in the local dockyard, or other industries. Dean is an accredited asbestos and occupational disease specialist as well as an accredited senior litigator due to his many years hands on experience working with people who have various asbestos related and occupational illnesses..
Dean has a wealth of knowledge and experience in this specialist area and is aware of the support, care and assistance that his clients require whilst they are dealing with these terrible conditions which arise many years after their initial exposure to asbestos has occurred. With many years of specialist experience in running asbestos cases where clients have developed Mesothelioma, Asbestosis and Pleural Thickening, Dean is able to provide full detailed advice on care requirements, financial assistance and rehabilitation.
Outside of work Dean can be found playing live music with his soul and blues band, enjoying walks in the local countryside, and completing a healthy amount of DIY!
“I was totally satisfied in every way with the service I received from my solicitor Mr Dean Cruickshanks I couldn’t of asked for a better service then what I got and would like to thank everyone who was involved in my case.”
Mr H, Ivybridge
“I found all the staff I dealt with very friendly and helpful. Mr Dean Cruickshanks was outstanding.”
Mrs Harris, Plymouth
“Dean Cruickshanks has provided me and family with a good service and been a very patient solicitor.”
“…Dean has shown throughout a high level of technical, professional and liaison skills of the highest quality, confirmed with his experience emailing him to achieve a very successful outcome. Solicitors are employed to carry out their particular skills on the half of their clients, although it soon becomes obvious that Dean was going the extra mile in pursuit of excellence.”
Mr R, Brixton
“… Dean has shown throughout a level of technical, professional and liaison skills of the highest quality, combined with his experience enabling him to achieve a very successful outcome. Solicitors are employed to carry out their particular skills on behalf of their clients, although it soon becomes obvious that Dean was going the extra mile in pursuit of excellence.”
“I found your firm to be friendly and approachable and at all time very professional.”
Mr K, Plymouth
“Mr Cruickshanks was incredibly helpful throughout this whole process. My sincere thanks for all of his help”
J Hansford, Plymouth
“My solicitor is Dean Cruckshanks, he has been amazing. He has explained every detail in depth and with great kindess and empathy. He has given myself and my wife such reassurance with the compensation claim for my Mesothelioma. We cannot praise him highly enough, he deserves a very big thank-you.”
P Weight, Plymouth
“We are very satisfied with everything Wolferstans did for us. Dean Cruickshanks was amazing. Thanks to you all.”
E Paine, Plymouth