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.
“Head of the team's public sector cases, Carol Dalton attracts praise for her 'care and sensitivity in respect of social care, schools and difficult injury claims'. ”
Legal 500, 2018