From health and safety regulation through to issues involving independent contractors, our experience and expertise in employer's and public liability helps our clients to resolve claims efficiently and fairly.

We pride ourselves on creating close working relationships with our clients – to understand their claims handling philosophies and key performance indicators so that we always meet, if not exceed, their expectations.

Management information

We can provide our clients with bespoke management information. We can also analyse the data created in order to identify any areas for risk management.

Key contact

Gareth Williams is a Consultant at Hugh James. He specialises in sports law and substantial commercial and insurance litigation. He has represented insurance and corporate risk clients for more than 25 years, handling complex and high value cases. He heads up the firm’s sports law department.

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Employer's liability


We are able to resolve all types of claims in a cost effective manner, ranging from smaller-value fast track cases to those involving injuries of maximum severity, including occupational disease. Our team is adept in issues involving contribution, professional indemnity and multiple defendants.

We also have the expertise to advise on health and safety issues and coroners inquests.

Public liability


We have a substantial track record in public liability claims litigation including:

  • defending claims for personal injuries/fatal claims and property damages;
  • household property claims;
  • sports injuries;
  • recovery actions;
  • advising in connection with high net worth specific risk policies;
  • defending recovery actions by third party insurers; and
  • advice on policy issues.

Volume and technical claims


We have the experience and capability to deliver excellent pro-active claims management for personal injury claims and are able to scale up our resources according to the clients demands.

Our technical claims lawyers have in depth experience of dealing with complex multi track injury and quantification of losses.

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