Rhian Thomas

Rhian became a tenant at Iscoed Chambers in September 2016 having successfully completed pupillage under the supervision of Ben Blakemore (Civil), Philippa Ashworth (Family) and Robin Rouch (Crime).

Rhian completed the Bar Professional Training Course at Cardiff University obtaining an ‘Outstanding’ grade, including ‘Outstanding’ grades in her optional modules, Family Law and Employment Law.

Rhian is developing a mixed practice and welcomes instructions in all areas of Civil, Family and Crime.

Civil

Rhian has experience across a broad range of civil litigation including personal injury (workplace accidents, road traffic accidents, tripping/slipping and industrial disease), contractual disputes, possession actions, boundary disputes and adverse possession claims.

Rhian acts for both Claimants and Defendants and regularly appears in hearings on the small claims track, fast track and multi-track. She is happy to accept instructions for written opinions on liability and quantum and for drafting pleadings and is willing to accept suitable instructions on a Conditional Fee Agreement basis. Rhian is a member of the Personal Injury Bar Association.

Family

Rhian has a keen interest in family law having worked as a court clerk at the Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre and as paralegal to Daniel Eames, partner on the family team at Clarke Willmott LLP and Chair of Resolution’s International Committee prior to commencing pupillage.

She undertakes work across a range of areas including financial remedy, cohabitation, private and public children’s law.

Inquests

Rhian accepts instructions to represent interested persons at inquests. She has been involved in both coroner-only and coroner-and-jury inquests including recent involvement in an Article 2 jury inquest involving police failings.

Crime

Rhian regularly prosecutes and defends in a wide variety of cases in both the Crown Court, the Magistrates Court and the Youth Court.

Call: 2013

Education:

  • University of Southampton – B.A.(Hons) History
  • City University - Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Cardiff University – Bar Professional Training Course

Awards:

  • Inner Temple Exhibition Award for the Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Inner Temple Exhibition Award for the Bar Professional Training Course
  • Inner Temple Award for Achievement on the Bar Professional Training Course
  • Cecile Yahuda Pupillage Prize 

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86 St Helens Road
Swansea
SA1 4BQ

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DX: 39554 Swansea