Areas of Expertise
Alys joined Chambers in September 2017, after completing her pupillage under the supervision of Richard Cole and Simon Hughes. She accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ areas of practice.
Alys is developing a varied personal injury practice. She regularly appears for both Claimants and Defendants at hearings including infant settlement hearings, stage 3 hearings and at fast-track level, and has represented Defendants at appeal level. She has previously advised on quantum in medical negligence and high-value claims, and liability in various areas of personal injury law.
Alys has appeared in a wide range of immigration matters. She regularly appears in bail applications and appeals before the First-Tier Tribunal and appeals to the Upper Tribunal. She has been instructed to seek urgent stays on removal, draft grounds for judicial review, and has appeared before the Upper Tribunal in judicial review proceedings relating to fresh claims.
During pupillage, Alys experienced a wide variety of chambers’ practice areas, including housing, inquests, professional discipline, regulatory, bankruptcy and commercial law. In particular, she has advised on enforcing agreements regulated by the Consumer Credit Act, appeared on behalf of police forces in the Magistrates’ Court dealing with breaches of Domestic Violence Protection Orders, and had experience in HMRC confiscation proceedings.
A native Welsh speaker, Alys is originally from North Wales and attended the University of Liverpool. She is happy to accept instructions through the medium of Welsh.