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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



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

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