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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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

Articles

Claimant v Bridgend County Borough Council [2019]

RGR v Rhondda Cynon Taf Borough Council [2018]

SM v Dwr Cymru Welsh Water v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council [2018]