Areas of Expertise

About Nicola

Nicola has extensive experience in public liability and employers' liability litigation acting for local authorities and police forces.

 

Nicola has over 15 years’ experience in defending historic abuse and neglect claims, involving children and vulnerable adults. She advises on breaches of human rights and court of protection matters, as well as complex disclosure issues. Nicola also deals with occupational stress, harassment and bullying claims on behalf of local authorities and police forces.


Having a background in competitive sport, Nicola also has an interest in Sports Law. Nicola has advised a number of sporting organisations and holds a longstanding appointment as a Special Arbitrator on the national Sports Resolution Panel in the following categories: 

 

  • Athlete Selection & Eligibility

  • Integrity and Discipline

  • Paralympic and Disability


In 2018, Nicola chaired the Commonwealth Games Selection Appeals Panel for Team Wales.

Legal Commendations

“The 'pragmatic and commercial' Nicola Edwards excels in complex claims against social services for alleged failure to protect children from abuse and neglect.”

“Next Generation Partner.”

Legal 500, 2020

 

"The team regularly handles work on behalf of sporting bodies and sports persons. Nicola Edwards is recommended."

Legal 500, 2019

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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

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Greyfriars Road

Cardiff

CF10 3AG

Tel: 07747 444 812

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