Employment – Tanfield offers considerable strength in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, equal pay, TUPE and personal injury claims for work-related stress. Members are experienced in representing clients in both employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal, as well as in employment related injunctions and actions in the High Court.
Personal Injury – Tanfield offers a broad Personal Injury expertise for both defendants and claimants. With a strong Public Authority defendant practice work ranges from high profile inquests through to accidents at work. Claimant work includes a variety of areas, including high value employers liability, asbestos, highway, RTA, and stress related claims.
Clinical Negligence – Praised for demonstrating a down-to-earth approach, coupled with a thorough knowledge and expertise, members of Tanfield offer a particular specialism in high value claims arising out of mismanaged births, brain and spinal injuries as well as all manner of claims arising out of negligently performed surgery or delayed diagnosis.
Administrative & Public – Tanfied’s Administrative & Public Law experts offer deep and broad expertise in bringing and defending claims relating to public bodies, both in the UK and abroad. This includes acting for government departments, local authorities, the NHS, the emergency services and individuals. Particular areas of expertise include duties relating to the Human Rights Act 1998, the Data Protection Act 2018, the Mental Health Act 1983, the Equality Act 2010 and disputes crossing over into Court of Protection and Social Housing matters.
Gambling & Licensing – Tanfield offers specialist advice in gambling matters particularly in the area of regulation and covering all forms of gambling, both “bricks and mortar” and online. Acting for a wide range of operators and promoters, from substantial established listed companies through to individual entrepreneurs seeking to develop a concept for commercial exploitation, advice is particularly sought in matters involving complex legal issues and innovative proposals.
Tanfield, and its members, act for clients at all levels of the court system and in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Whether advising professional clients, those in the public sector, lay clients or public access clients, we pride ourselves on being friendly and informal as well as our practical, cost-effective approach.