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 is a ‘go-to chambers‘ for personal injury work. Lloyd Williams KC has considerable experience and with ‘a deceptively calm exterior’ regularly leads on high-value matters involving clients without capacity and cases involving head and spinal injuries. The ‘very approachable‘ Ben Davies heads the team and represents both claimants and defendants in multi-track claims. He regularly handles cases involving issues of employers’ liability, public liability, and road traffic accidents and increasingly represents clients with significant brain and spinal injuries. Sam Aynsley‘s ‘client care skills are second to none‘ and he continues to build a reputation for his personal injury expertise. - Legal 500, 2024

30 Park Place Chambers is known as a ‘very good chambers for personal injury‘ by clients. Lloyd Williams KC is ‘an excellent advocate‘ and his recent instructions involve cases of severe spinal and head injuries. Team head Ben Davies is ‘very thorough and leaves no stone unturned‘, and acts for claimants and defendants in multi-track claims. The ‘passionate and dedicated‘ Sam Aynsley is also recommended for cases involving injuries suffered abroad. - Legal 500, 2023

'Praised as having an 'excellent personal injury team' 30 Park Place Chambers has one of the largest personal injury teams on circuit. 'Personable and brilliant' Lloyd Williams KC handles cases involving head, brain, and spinal injuries. Ben Davies' recent instructions involve road traffic accidents both in the County and High Court.' - Legal 500, 2022

'30 Park Place Chambers' Ben Davies is active for both claimants and defendants in multi-track claims, with particular experience in handling employers liability, public liability and fatal accidents cases, frequently involving brain and spinal injuries.' - Legal 500, 2021

'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 KC 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