Nicola Alexander

Associate

Areas of Expertise

About Nicola

Nicola has over 20 years’ experience of defending and advising institutional clients in respect of fast track and multi-track cases.

 

Nicola represents local authorities in claims involving a diverse range of issues including breach of duty, causation, limitation and costs.

 

Nicola has expertise in relation to employers’ liability claims to include accidents in the workplace, safe working practices, the provision and use of work equipment, assaults by service users, occupational dermatitis and occupational stress.

 

Nicola has experience of advising and representing clients in respect of highways and occupiers’ liability claims and in assisting clients operating schools, leisure centres, parks, playgrounds and community centres.

Nicola has also represented local authority clients in respect of social care and failure to protect vulnerable individuals from neglect.

Notable Cases

Shaw v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council [2014] EWCA Civ. 1678, Court of Appeal: the mandatory requirements of Part 36 and cost consequences

Preece v Caerphilly County Borough Council [2007] (unreported): the validity and enforceability/recoverability of costs under a CFA where in breach of relevant statutory requirements

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Dolmans is once again recognised as a Tier 1 law firm in Wales in the category of Personal Injury: Defendant in the Legal 500 rankings for 2021.

This edition includes an employers’ liability claim where there was a dispute over the instructions provided to the Claimant and case summaries relating to expert evidence, limitation in claims for NIHL and dependency claims.

This edition includes case summaries relating to costs, expert reconstruction evidence and portal claims as well as the latest changes to the Fatal Accidents Act 1976.

Dolmans is once again recognised as a Tier 1 law firm in Wales in the category of Personal Injury: Defendant in the Legal 500 rankings for 2021.

This edition includes an employers’ liability claim where there was a dispute over the instructions provided to the Claimant and case summaries relating to expert evidence, limitation in claims for NIHL and dependency claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976.

This edition includes case summaries relating to costs, expert reconstruction evidence and portal claims as well as the latest changes to the Fatal Accidents Act 1976.

Enquiries

Head Office

Capital Tower

Greyfriars Road

Cardiff

CF10 3AG

Tel: 07747 444 812

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