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Areas of Expertise

About Tom

Tom has represented Defendants in relation to their public liability and employers’ liability issues for over 15 years.

Tom defends a variety of claims on behalf of a number of institutional clients, including representing a number of the firm’s local authority clients in fast track and multi-track matters. Tom deals with claims involving a wide range of issues and has particular experience in highway tripping claims, occupiers’ liability claims, employers’ liability claims and road traffic accident claims. Tom advises clients on issues relating to breach of duty, causation (factual and medical), quantum and costs. Tom has also advised on limitation and issues arising from the Equality Act 2010.


Tom regularly contributes articles for the Dolmans Insurance Bulletin and has presented topics at the firm's annual Keynote Seminar.

Tom is Professional Development Officer for the Cardiff and District Law Society and sits on its Finance & Policy Committee. Tom is also Chair of the Society's Civil Court Users Committee. Tom sits on the Reaching Justice Wales Committee and is a Past President of the Cardiff and District Law Society (2014 - 2015).

Legal Commendations

"Associate, Tom Danter, is very able and has a growing reputation."

Legal 500, 2019

Notable Cases

Young v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council [2009] PIQR P23: claim concerning a slip on the highway (but not highway maintainable at public expense) and the absence of a duty of care for non-feasance in such circumstances

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