Elizabeth appears in the County Court on a daily basis, representing both claimants and defendants at trial and in the full range of interim hearings (including applications and costs and case managements hearings).
She also has a busy paperwork practice, advising on liability, quantum, evidence and procedure, as well as drafting pleadings and schedules of loss.
Elizabeth is currently instructed by South Yorkshire Police in the Hillsborough group litigation.
Elizabeth acts in fast and multi-track cases in all areas of personal injury law, including employers’ liability, public liability, occupiers’ liability and road traffic accidents.
Elizabeth has significant trial experience in relation to personal injury claims involving issues of causation (including low velocity impact claims), occupancy, induced and/or staged road traffic collisions.
She understands the significance of findings of fundamental dishonesty to both claimants and defendants, and routinely advises clients in conference in relation to allegations of fraud made by or against them.
Elizabeth has extensive experience of all aspects of credit hire litigation from the perspective of both claimants and defendants.
Elizabeth routinely deals with cost issues, mainly in connection to her personal injury practice. She has particular experience of niche points arising in relation to the fixed costs regimes.
Health and Safety
Elizabeth is experienced with health and safety issues arising out of her personal injury practice, including claims on construction sites and in other employment settings.
Elizabeth has particular experience of issues arising from misrepresentation and non-disclosure in the context of motor insurance.