Kathryn Singh

Partner

Email
kathryn.singh@hughjames.com
Department telephone
029 2078 5691

Kathryn Singh is a partner in the Workplace Disease and Illness department and manages a department of over 50 lawyers.

Kathryn has over 15 years experience acting for clients in personal injury claims and acts for clients in volume, complex and high profile group litigation work. Kathryn was a lead solicitor appointed by the High Court in the high profile Phurnacite workers group litigation on behalf of hundreds of former workers at a Phurnacite Plant in South Wales. Kathryn was also the lead solicitor in litigation against British Telecom resulting in admissions of excessive exposure to noise to their workers through use of certain types of equipment given to their work force which is of nationwide significance.

Kathryn has successfully negotiated countless personal injury claims and recovered millions of pounds in compensation for her clients throughout England and Wales over the last 15 years for claims including vibration white finger, industrial noise induced hearing loss, lung cancer, skin cancer and respiratory illness claims which include occupational asthma.

As well working in industrial injury claims Kathryn also has extensive experience of employment accident at work claims and spent the early part of her career assisting the Royal College of Nursing in personal injury actions.

Expertise

  • Industrial disease claims
  • Group action work
  • Employment / accident at work claims
  • Mediation

What do you like to do outside of work?

Going to the gym and travel,  travel

Memberships

Association for Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

Education

Plymouth University

University of Wales Cardiff University School of Law LLB Hons, Diploma Legal Practice

Career history

  • Qualified : 2003
  • Associate Solicitor: 2008
  • Senior Associate : 2010
  • Partner: 2012

 Cases

  • Jeffrey Jones and Others v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and Coal Products Limited [2012] EWHC 2936(QB)
  • Watkins v British Telecommunications Plc  SCCO 12 June 2012
  • Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change and Coal Products Limited v Jeffrey Jones and Others [2014] EWCA Civ 363
  • Dalton and Others V British Telecommunications Plc [2015] EWHC 616 (QB )
  • Hutson and Others v Tata Steel UK Ltd [2016] EWHC 3031 (QB)

 

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