Liam represents both Claimants and Respondents in the employment tribunal, including case management discussions, preliminary hearings and final merits and remedy hearings. Liam also drafts ET1 originating applications in addition to ET3 grounds of resistance. He deals with a variety of employment claims including those for unfair, constructive and wrongful dismissal and for unfair redundancy. His employment practice also covers Discrimination claims, Equal Pay claims and TUPE proceedings, and he is regularly instructed in EAT work.
Liam represents both Claimants (including CFA) and Defendants in all stages of personal injury litigation, from the provision of advices on liability and quantum, to representation at interim hearings, applications and case management conferences and final hearings. His personal injury work encompasses RTA claims, public and employers' liability actions (including industrial disease, stress and harassment cases), and occupiers' liability claims.
He has particular experience in fraud work and is used to dealing with cases involving “crash for cash” schemes and issues of low velocity impact (including occupancy and exaggeration), requiring detailed analysis of complex documentation and vigorous cross examination.
He is regularly instructed in Multi Track litigation. These instructions, in the usual way, require detailed and complex schedules and counter-schedules as well as analysis and complex expert evidence. Liam has appeared in many joint settlement meetings, a process he enjoys and encourages as an efficient method of dispute resolution.
His work also includes investigation of lump sum payments, and the issue of funding of care and accommodation of/for the critically injured by Local Authorities/PCTs and the effect that this has on the level of damages. He has experience of High Court, and Court of Appeal work.