Dominic was called to the Bar in 2006. His practice encompasses a broad range of civil work, particularly focusing on personal injury. He regularly represents both Claimants and Defendants in fast track trials, CCMCs, small claims hearings and applications. His multi-track practice includes court appearances, advisory work and drafting. Dominic has a great deal of experience in cases arising from road traffic accidents, including those involving credit hire is where fraud/low velocity impact is alleged. He also undertakes cases involving employer’s liability and occupier’s liability.
In addition to his personal injury practice, Dominic is regularly instructed in a variety of civil cases, such as those involving contractual disputes, nuisance/trespass and neighbour/boundary disputes. Dominic has experience of inquests, acting for both the deceased’s family and other interested parties.
Dominic represents clients during mediations; particularly contract and boundary disputes.
Dominic is happy to respond to informal requests for advice.
After completing the Bar Vocational Course, Dominic commenced work as an Advocate for Lyons Davidson solicitors. He spent 10 years appearing in court and learning the processes and needs of solicitors, during which he cross-qualified as a solicitor, obtaining higher right of audience in both Civil and Criminal proceedings and became an employed barrister, Dominic’s ample experience of working within a solicitors’ firm ensures he is well-suited to meet the needs of both lay and professional clients.
LLB (Hons) Leeds Metropolitan University, 2004
BVC University of Northumbria, 2006