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Claims services

The Weightmans local government team provides defence and supporting legal services relating to all civil claims against local authorities …

We have a successful track record of defending a wide variety of claims including simple trips and slips, professional negligence claims against social services and education departments, stress, harassment and bullying claims, human rights cases and officials' indemnity matter.

Our expertise covers all aspects of the potential civil liability of local authorities, including:

  • Abuse
  • Disease
  • Education
  • Fraud
  • Fidelity guarantee
  • General employers' and public liability
  • Highways and housing
  • Human rights
  • Misfeasance claims and officials' indemnity
  • Nuisance
  • Occupier's liability
  • Property damage and tree roots
  • Protection from Harassment Act 1997
  • Social services
  • Stress and bullying cases
Andrew Cooper
"We provide defence and supporting legal services relating to all civil claims against local authorities"
Andrew Cooper

Direct dial: +44 (0)151 243 9898
Email me
Meet the team