Personal Injury

Members of our Civil@30 Personal Injury team have been at the forefront of PI law in Wales for the last 30 years and regularly receive complex instructions from clients in England. They have appeared in a number of significant cases that have helped shape the law on issues such as; limitation (Donovan v Gwent Toys), employers liability (Larner v British Steel), highways (James v Preselli), defective premises (Adams v Rhymney Valley DC), occupiers liability (Target v Torfaen), civil procedure/reserved judgments (Button v Caerphilly), group litigation (re:Gower Chemicals) and HAVS (Morgan v Corus).

Team members are frequently recommended in the main guides to the legal profession and the team itself is consistently highly rated. The team offers expertise in personal injury law and associated areas of practice including;

  • Catastrophic Injuries,
  • Spinal Injuries and Brain Damage,
  • Fatal Accidents,
  • Industrial Disease,
  • Stress and Bullying claims,
  • Road Traffic and Credit Hire,
  • Accidents at Work,
  • Highways Claims,
  • Occupiers Liability,
  • Defective Premises,
  • Holiday Claims,
  • Animals Act,
  • Costs, and
  • CICA appeals.

Members of the team regularly receive instructions to act for both Claimants and Defendants from insurers, trade unions, local authorities, large employers, the Police and other public bodies as well as private individuals. Cases can be funded privately, by a CFA, CCFA or pursuant to individually negotiated agreements for bulk work. Some members of the team are also qualified for Direct Access.

Whatever the nature and value of your case, we are confident that you will find Counsel to cover it here, with members of the team undertaking all levels of work from £14.5 million claims in the High Court down to Small Claim RTA’s.


30 Park Place Chambers' personal injury team is instructed on a wide spectrum of cases for both claimants and defendants, including catastrophic injury, public liability, employers liability, and high-value road traffic accidents. Notable recent cases include Andrew Morse acting for the claimant in a £4.5m paraplegia case stemming from a road traffic accident and  Lloyd Williams QC representing the Welsh Ministers as a part 20 defendant in Sumner v Colborne, a Court of Appeal case concerning the local government's duty of care to trim vegetation that obstructs motorists' views of junction - Legal 500, 2020

Team Members: Personal Injury