DAC Beachcroft LLP

Lester Doake

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Practice Areas

Professional negligence, long-tail industrial disease, catastrophic injury, personal injury casualty claims including employers, occupiers, public and product liability.

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Northern Ireland; FOIL.


With over 30 years’ experience, Lester is senior partner and leads McKinty and Wright’s litigation and professional negligence specialists. Acting for master policy insurers, solicitors’ negligence claims are an area of expertise. Lester also deals with professional negligence claims for barristers, quantity surveyors, property and financial services professionals. With regular carriage of multi-million pound claims, he maintains his expertise in catastrophic EL and PL claims; long-tail industrial disease claims are a notable specialism.


Lester is a keen sportsman who enjoys golf, tennis, badminton and running marathons, raising funds for charities such as Marie Curie and Mencap along the way.