Bryan Thomas > Civitas Law > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Civitas Law
THE MEWS, 38 CATHEDRAL ROAD
CARDIFF
CF11 9LL
Wales

Position

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.

Career

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Bryan ThomasCivitas LawA very experienced and tactically spot-on barrister.’

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Bryan ThomasCivitas LawBryan is an outstanding barrister with years of experience. He has always provided exceptional advice in a timely manner. Very experienced in dealing with catastrophic injury claims. A safe pair of hands who is good at putting clients at ease.’

Viewed as ‘one of the best personal injury sets in Wales‘, Civitas Law reports an increase in defendant work, and a growth in instructions relating to cases involving allegations of fraud.  Bryan Thomas ‘ recent instructions involve liability claims, and Rebecca Mansell‘s practice includes road traffic accidents, employers’ and public liability matters, and cases involving issues of dishonesty or fraud. Alys Williams regularly handles claimant work. Ian Meikle left the Bar in March 2021.