Manon is an appointed Government Legal Department Junior Junior Counsel member and a member of the Personal Injury Bar Association. She regularly appears for both Claimants and Defendants in court. Those instructing Manon have commended her excellent advisory work and exceptional client care and advocacy.
Manon is a fluent Welsh speaker and is happy to accept instructions through the medium of Welsh. Manon is regularly instructed in government inquiries alongside her court practice.
Manon is regularly instructed to draft pleadings, Schedules and Counter-Schedules in high-value, six-figure claims. Her expertise allows her to advise on a breadth of legal issues arising including:
Manon is also frequently instructed in claims where fundamental dishonesty is alleged. Her instructions encompass all fraudulent aspects from exaggerated and/or staged accidents, to low-velocity impact claims.
Manon has a particular interest in Costs, having extensively advised and represented parties on the applicability of QOCS, Cable v Liverpool Victoria (costs and abuse of process) arguments, the validity of Part 36 offers as well as costs budgeting.
Manon has a broad Clinical Negligence practice and is regularly instructed on fast track and multi-track matters. She has extensive experience of advising on prospects and drafting Pleadings and Schedules of Losses. Manon also regularly advises in conference, including where several experts spanning various disciplines are in attendance. She is well versed in dealing with challenging issues arising from consent claims, complex medical evidence and causation. Recent clinical negligence cases Manon has been instructed on include:
Manon has experience assisting on a range of inquest matters, including deaths by unlawful killing and natural causes contributed to by neglect. She accepts instructions for inquests where the death arises from the negligence of road users, medical professionals or employers.
Manon has prior experience of Article 2 claims arising from death whilst under custody. Manon is willing to represent parties at inquests under a conditional fee agreement (“CFA”) in appropriate cases.
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