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Bryan Thomas

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Civitas Law (Civitas Law)


Bryan is a Chambers UK Bar Guide and Legal 500 ‘Tier 1’ specialist in personal injury and clinical negligence work. He is instructed in claims arising throughout England and Wales. Personal Injury: recent significant CA cases have included Keefe v Isle of Man Steam Packet Co Ltd (2010) EWCA Civ 683 Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust v Williams [2008] EWCA Civ 71. Recent quantums: JP v Gilson – £2,150,000 (6/8/12); G v Wheeler – £2,750,000 (9/5/12); W v PBSI – £1,000,000 (20/7/12) S v Hammond £1,000,000 + PPO £207,000 pa (27/2/12). Clinical negligence: an outstanding and experienced specialist practitioner who enjoys working at all levels. Recent cases include: SH v Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust £2,000,000 + PPO £170,000 pa; S v Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust – £3,250,000; AH v Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust – £2,350,000; Morgan v Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust £1,500,000. B v Barts & London NHS Trust (FAA claim) £450,000. Construction: experienced in a range of disputes involving arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator: Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, accredited mediator. Has conducted or been instructed in arbitrations, mediations and adjudications covering a wide spectrum of civil disputes, including construction, professional negligence, personal injury and general commercial. Rates are available through the clerks.


Qualified 1978. Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, accredited mediator; member of PIBA, AvMA, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; member of the Civitas Law Management Board.

Regional Bar: Wales and Chester Circuit

Clinical negligence

Within: Leading Juniors

Bryan Thomas - Civitas Law ‘ A claimant specialist. ’

Within: Clinical negligence

Civitas Law is home to clinical negligence specialists Bryan Thomas and Nicholas Jones, who act primarily for claimants in high-value clinical negligence matters, often including contested liability or complex quantum issues.

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Personal injury

Within: Leading Juniors

Bryan Thomas - Civitas Law ‘ Recommended for high-value catastrophic injury claims. ’

Within: Personal injury

Civitas Law is home to one of the largest personal injury teams on circuit, and as such is a notable presence across this area of law. Key areas for the set include mesothelioma claims, where Kate Parker is the name to note, and complex brain or spinal injury cases, where Bryan Thomas and Nicholas Jones are highly recommended.

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