Experience

Sian has a broad public and civil common law practice.

In March 2015, Sian was appointed to the Attorney General’s Civil Panel of Counsel, C Panel (London). Her public law practice is diverse and includes human rights law, immigration, inquests, judicial review, prison law and unlawful detention.

Sian maintains a busy civil common law practice, with a particular focus on costs, contractual and tortious litigation, insurance and personal injury.  Sian also has considerable experience of civil claims with a public law element, including negligence, misfeasance in public office and conversion claims.

From August to October 2012, Sian undertook a Pegasus Scholarship to New Zealand where she spent 2 months working at Stout Street Chambers in Wellington (a commercial, civil litigation and public law set of chambers).

Appointments

Attorney-General’s Civil Panel of Counsel London, C Panel (March 2015).

Education

BVC (Very Competent), BPP Law School (2006).
BCL, University of Oxford, Brasenose College (2005).
MA (Hons) Law (First Class), University of Cambridge, Downing College (2004).

Professional Memberships

Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA).
London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association (LCLCBA).
Personal Injuries Bar Association (PIBA).

Public Access

Undertakes Public Access work


Attorney General Panel

Appointed to C panel

Personal Injury Claim Settled for £180,000

13th October 2016

Anthony Johnson (instructed by Richard Foyster of Ashtons) represented the Claimant and Sian Reeves (instructed by Francois Liebenberg of the Government Legal Department) the Defendant in this personal injury claim that arose from injuries sustained by a 35-year-old Traffic Examiner in the course of her employment with the Department for Transport. Liability was admitted soon after the accident and the matter eventually settled in the gross sum of £180,000 at a Joint Settlement Meeting that took place on 11th October 2016.

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