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 highway tripping claim where a focused defence overcame the Claimant’s attempts to overcomplicate the matter and case summaries relating to fixed costs and the admissibility of covert recording evidence.

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 highway tripping claim where a focused defence overcame the Claimant’s attempts to overcomplicate the matter and case summaries relating to the fixed costs regime and the admissibility of covert recordings as evidence.

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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Our knowledgeable and experienced employers’ liability team advise on liabilities arising from negligence and breaches of statutory duty (taking into account the effect of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013). We are regularly instructed to advise in complex multi-defendant disputes involving issues of contribution and indemnity.

We can advise in all categories of employers’ liability claims from the low value, fast-track cases, to cases involving injuries of the utmost severity, in order to help you to resolve claims in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

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Articles

TO v GS Yuasa Battery Manufacturing UK Limited [2019]

X v Cardiff Council [2017]

D v City and County of Swansea [2016]