Yvonne is an associate in the casualty team and is based in our Birmingham office. On joining Weightmans in 2009, Yvonne brought extensive experience of acting on behalf of local authorities. She specialises in defending employers' liability and public liability claims on behalf of local authorities, housing associations and educational organisations across the country.
Yvonne regularly provides training for clients on a variety of topics and often lectures at national conferences.
Yvonne is a member of FOIL (Forum of Insurance Lawyers). Admitted as a solicitor in 2006 and a Fellow of CILEX in 2000.
Significant reported cases:
Alexis v LB Newham (2009)
Yetkin v LB Newham (2010)
Yvonne also advised a local authority on a case involving an assault against a teacher. The case featured on ITV's Tonight programme.