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

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

This edition considers an incident at Manorbier Castle, Pembrokeshire, where the Court had to decide whether the condition of a rural footpath was dangerous and various case summaries.

This edition considers recent case-law updates as well as the increase in bereavement damages.

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 an incident at Manorbier Castle, Pembrokeshire, where the Court had to decide whether the condition of a rural footpath was dangerous and case summaries relating to surveillance evidence and the perils involved with effecting service of the Claim Form. 

This edition considers recent case-law updates as well as the increase in bereavement damages.

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.

Enquiries

Head Office

Capital Tower

Greyfriars Road

Cardiff

CF10 3AG

Tel: 07747 444 812

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