Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to welcome the recent arrival of Civil Litigation specialist and Law Society Mental Health Panel Member Nerys Thomas as a Director in the firm’s Cardiff Litigation Team.
Nerys joins Duncan Lewis with significant experience in advising and undertaking advocacy within a varied caseload of contentious files. These include commercial and residential landlord and tenant matters; commercial contracts; professional negligence; boundary and neighbour disputes; property damage claims; nuisance and consumer disputes.
Nerys also possesses experience working for local authorities and a legal expenses insurance company. This experience enables her to offer her service to meet the differing needs of clients, especially in relation to the level of contact required and funding arrangements, whether an individual, business or the public sector.
In addition to her specialism and experience Nerys has been an accredited Law Society Mental Health Panel Member since 2012. Nerys’ Mental Health Panel membership means that she is recognised by the Law Society as an exceptional specialist in assisting clients with mental health matters, including representation at Tribunals.
As Nerys is a fluent Welsh speaker she is able to assist clients through the medium of Welsh.
As a Director of Litigation, Nerys will practice from the company’s Cardiff office covering the South Wales area. She joins London based Directors Anthony Okumah and Sobashni De Silva in leading a department that has a wide practice in all forms of dispute resolution and offers varied and appropriate private funding packages, such as no win no fee and damages based agreements, to suit all client’s needs. There is a niche focus on commercial litigation, claimant professional negligence work on behalf of individuals claiming negligence against legal (solicitors, barristers) and construction professionals (architects, surveyors); personal injury claims and clinical negligence. The company’s clinical negligence team act in claims for children and adults who have suffered profound and permanent brain, spinal or neurological injuries and associated disabilities as a consequence of failings in medical care in both NHS and private hospitals.