Carol is a partner in the insurance division and head of the public sector unit. Carol specialises in high value employers’ and public liability claims, property damage disputes and fraudulent claims, acting for companies, insurers and public sector organisations on a national basis.
Carol is highly regarded for her attention to detail in investigating and defending claims, and for her determination to secure the right result for the client. Carol also represents local authorities in relation to claims arising from allegations of abuse and breach of the Human Rights Act, many of which involve complex limitation and medical causation issues.
Carol is vice chair of the FOIL (Forum of Insurance Lawyers) public sector special focus team. She is a regular speaker at local and national events, often being invited to present legal updates, addressing issues on the horizon for clients. Carol also participates in expert panels and has chaired discussions at round table events with other leaders in the field and regularly contributes articles to magazine publications.
Carol Dalton has an impressive knowledge of stress at work claims and is adept at dealing with the particular commercial and sensitive considerations of local authority clients. She is efficient and responsive, very approachable and is very adept at negotiating excellent settlements for her clients. She is very easy to work with and an excellent team player.
Legal 500, 2020