Our popular bulletins and events will keep you abreast of the latest legal developments.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Speakers included Simon Evans, Peter Bennett, Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC.

This edition considers a claim brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act where the Claimant slipped and fell whilst visiting a leisure centre, as well as various case summaries.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ and apportioning liability for speeding.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Simon Evans considered the impact of the Civil Liability Act 2018, Peter Bennett provided a regulatory update and Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC, discussed recent developments following CN v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a claim brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act where the Claimant slipped and fell whilst visiting a leisure centre and case summaries relating to the recoverability of Counsel’s fees and the Court’s approach to Blamire awards.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the necessity for bespoke life expectancy evidence, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ where a vehicle had been parked in a private garage which caught fire and apportioning liability for speeding.

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About Amanda

Amanda specialises in representing local authorities in claims relating to social care including failure to remove, abuse, neglect and human rights challenges. Amanda has acquired specific knowledge and understanding of how local authorities exercise their duties under the relevant legislation and is aware of the need for sensitivity and data protection when dealing with these claims.

 

Amanda defends allegations of negligence claims against education providers including special educational needs, failure to educate, assaults and bullying claims and is familiar with the processes and procedures which pertain to the educational sector. 

 

Amanda has dealt with a wide range of employers’ liability and public liability claims on behalf of institutional clients for over 20 years and other personal injury actions.

 

Amanda is a regular contributor to the Dolmans Insurance Bulletin.

Articles

Poole Borough Council v GN & Another [2019] UKSC 25

CD v The Catholic Child Welfare Society & Others [2018] EWCA Civ 2342

Woodland v Essex County Council [2013] UKSC 66