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

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 a claim brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act where the Claimant slipped and fell whilst visiting a leisure centre, as well as various case summaries.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ and apportioning liability for speeding.

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.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a claim brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act where the Claimant slipped and fell whilst visiting a leisure centre and case summaries relating to the recoverability of Counsel’s fees and the Court’s approach to Blamire awards.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the necessity for bespoke life expectancy evidence, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ where a vehicle had been parked in a private garage which caught fire and apportioning liability for speeding.

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Public Sector

We are known and respected for our expertise within the public sector and represent a significant number of local authorities and public bodies throughout England and Wales.

Securing results for our clients

We have an excellent reputation for our technical expertise as well as a determination to obtain the right result for our clients. We understand the pressures faced by public bodies and have an established track record for successful delivery of services to our public sector clients and their insurers.

 

We provide a complete service

We assist our clients in maintaining control over their claims portfolio, advising on policy issues and helping to identify and prepare for future claim trends and market changes. Our complete service has been proven to protect the interests of public sector organisations and stakeholders.

 

We seek to share our knowledge with our clients through seminars and regular publications which contain updates on key issues of interest. We regularly provide bespoke training and present at industry forums such as ALARM both regionally and nationally.

 

Our experienced public sector lawyers advise on:

 

  • Bullying / stress claims

  • Data protection / GDPR issues

  • Employers’ liability

  • Flooding

  • Health & safety

  • Human rights

  • Inquests

  • Landlord & tenant

  • Misfeasance in public office

  • Motor

  • Occupational disease

  • Property damage

  • Prosecutions

  • Schools / education

  • Sexual abuse / child welfare

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Senior Partner

Adrian represents local authorities in high profile and complex claims

Articles

SC (t/a Front Row Taxis Ltd) (in liquidation) v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council [2017]

CHL v City & County of Swansea [2017]