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.

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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