Public Liability

Our knowledgeable and experienced team have been successfully defending civil claims against local authorities, insurers and self-insured bodies for many years. We are recognised experts in all aspects of public liability law.

We are highly experienced at defending claims

Our expertise extends across a broad range of sectors and we are adept at defending claims for personal injury / fatality claims, advising on policy issues and conducting recovery actions. We understand the demands on local authorities, insurers and commercial organisations and our specialist team have the skills and experience to deliver the litigation services requested by our clients.

 

Our expertise covers the following areas:

 

  • Building & construction

  • Defamation

  • Education and leisure

  • Flooding

  • Highways Act

  • Motor

  • Nuisance

  • Occupational disease

  • Occupiers’ Liability Act

  • Social care

  • Social housing

Key Contact

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Partner

Clare has represented local authorities for over 25 years

We also help our clients develop risk management strategies, either by providing training on how to avert, manage and defend claims or advising upon existing risk management structures.

Legal Commentary

"One client acknowledges Dolmans at the 'first port of call' for civil and public liability claims', adding: 'They are invaluable to me personally. I feel comfortable approaching them and they are always willing to accommodate'."

 

Chambers & Partners, 2019

Articles

Claimant v Bridgend County Borough Council [2019]

JMP v Cardiff Council [2018]

EJ (a minor) v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council [2018]

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

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 a claim which involved traffic management on resurfaced highways and the application of s. 58 of the Highways Act 1980, a focus on inquest costs recovery in civil proceedings and case updates.

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 a claim which involved traffic management, resurfaced highways and the application of section 58 of the Highways Act 1980, a focus on inquest costs recovery in subsequent civil proceedings as well as recent case updates.

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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