A recent article by the BBC highlighted the case of Cillian Willis, a former Sale Sharks scrum half who is suing the club for alleged clinical negligence over a concussion injury – http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37173849
During a game against Saracens in 2013, Willis was twice treated for a head injury but was allowed to continue the game until the 49th minute when he was substituted.
Whilst the case is certainly unique, it may set a precedent that could change the way the game is played, especially when it comes to medical staff returning players to the field of play after a head injury assessment.
Rob Davies, Litigation Solicitor with Peter Lynn and Partners said “whilst we cannot comment on this specific case, in a contact sport such as rugby it is paramount that coaches and medical staff follow protocol to ensure the safety of players”.
The existing protocol, the Head Injury Assessment (HIA) was introduced in…
The litigation team at leading law firm Peter Lynn and Partners have recovered or protected assets and monies worth over £300m for clients in the last 12 months.
With one of the largest and most experienced litigation teams in the region, the firm has acted for major public bodies, multi-national companies, landowners, property developers and charitable organisations to achieve the record sum.
Senior Partner and head of the litigation team, Peter Lynn commented “We act for a large number of individuals and organisations to protect or recover assets and secure their rights. Our success is testament to the volume of clients…
Experienced litigation specialist Adrian Jeremiah has joined one of the largest law firms in South West Wales.
Adrian, who brings a wealth of experience in the fields of defendant personal injury, inquests, debt and insolvency, professional negligence, contract disputes, local authority disputes, licensing and prosecutions will be based out the firms head office in SA1.
Adrian commented “As one of the fastest growing law firms in the region with one of the largest litigation teams, when the opportunity to join Peter Lynn and Partners arose, the decision was an easy one”.
Offering a truly unique skillset to clients, Adrian has extensive experience…
2015 /2016 was a momentous year for Peter Lynn and Partners.
Not only did their figures once again hit record levels but the firm grew to over 60 staff, most of them in a relatively short timescale and their development continues.
In August, a merger with the historic Swansea firm of Ivor Evans and Benjamin enabled them to offer clients another branch at the Walter Road site.
In the same month, they opened a new office in Cardiff city centre with Darren Lewis leading the way, bringing an array of commercial property clients and expertise.
The firm welcomed back to Mumbles Stephanie Kift-Harries after her…
Members and officers of clubs and societies need to address the liabilities they may face under law.
We at Peter Lynn and Partners believe if you run a sports team or a social club you could be opening yourself up to financial problems.
If you are heavily involved as a member of a sports club, a youth or social club, or a society you may be facing unlimited liabilities for the actions or omissions of the group’s organisers.
This means your personal money assets and home are at risk. This situation can have very serious consequences. You can be liable even if…
Established law firm Peter Lynn & Partners has reiterated the importance of following correct legal procedures when dismissing employees.
The Swansea-based legal practice recently celebrated successfully pleading a case of unfair dismissal that was heard by the Employment Tribunal in Cardiff.
The Tribunal found that the Respondent had failed to follow any kind of fair procedure, and is likely to award a five figure sum in damages to the Claimant.
“The case hinged massively on procedural unfairness. The Respondent failed to adopt any form of procedure before coming to the decision to dismiss the Claimant, and it continued in the same vein…
Already this year Neil Jacobi has successfully supported Margam Sands Group and others over their rights of way disputes . He now has an impressive list of clients and is fighting on their behalf over a number of high profile public rights of way disputes all over the UK
If you have a land or right of way concern contact Neil on 01792 450010