Rhys Palmer
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    Rhys Palmer

    Solicitor

     

    Areas of Expertise – Education Law and Litigation 
     
    •    University Dispute Resolution (via OIA if necessary)
    •    School Exclusions
    •    General Litigation
     

    Education and Qualifications

    • Qualified as a Solicitor in 2016
    • Legal Practice Course, Cardiff University
    • Master’s Degree in Law, University of South Wales
    • Degree in Law, University of South Wales

     

    Background and Experience

    Rhys has a vast amount of experience dealing with pre-litigated and litigated civil claims since 2013.

    Rhys has experience in a variety of civil matters such as Personal Injury, Medical Negligence and Industrial Disease Law. This experience has allowed Rhys to assess the potential merits of a civil case before it is issued with the Court.

    Rhys has the benefit of Claimant and Defendant experience which provides him a unique insight in dealing with civil claims. Rhys also has experience in attending and representing client at County Courts for various types of hearings.

     

    Joined HCB

    • January 2019
       

    Approach

    Rhys joined in January 2019 as part of the Education and Litigation department mainly dealing with University disputes, exclusions and civil claims against schools/universities.
     

    Focus

    Rhys understands the importance of the needs of his clients and the need to explain advice in a clear and concise manner.

    Rhys is focussed on positive outcomes for his client and also knows when it is appropriate to issue a claim with the Court.
     

    Employment History:

    • Solicitor – BC Legal
    • Solicitor – NewLaw Solicitors
    • Paralegal & Trainee Solicitor – NHS Wales