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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Areas of Expertise

About Judith

Judith specialises in defending fast track and multi-track public liability claims (with a particular expertise in Highways Act matters) and employers’ liability claims brought against local authorities, including general duty of care cases and cases of assault by service users. 

 

Judith has specific skills in representing social services departments in respect of claims for alleged failures to protect children from abuse and neglect, including historic sexual abuse cases.

 

Judith also handles claims for local authorities and police forces arising out of road traffic accidents.

 

Judith contributes to the firm’s monthly Insurance Bulletin by providing an update in relation to case law decisions and has been a regular presenter at the firm’s annual Keynote Seminar. Judith has also provided training for clients in relation to claims brought under the Highways Act 1980 as well as many aspects of the civil litigation process.

Articles

DB v (1) Vale of Glamorgan Council (2) Dwr Cymru [2018]

JMP v Cardiff Council [2018]