Barry Cawsey General Information Called to the bar in 2001, Barry is an experienced advocate based in South Wales. He has a nationwide general common law practice with many years of experience in a wide variety of practice areas. Barry is absolutely thorough in his case preparation and has an excellent reputation for dealing calmly and sensitively with difficult cases. He is very approachable to both professional and lay clients and develops an excellent working relationship with his clients over the natural progression of a case, helping to maintain continuity to maximise the potential for a successful outcome. Sensitive to the cost consequences to his clients of each step taken in litigation, Barry works to ensure that his clients obtain the best value for money invested at every stage of the process. He is particularly adept in the negotiation of settlement agreements and the conduct of mediations. Barry is approved by the Bar Council to accept direct/public access instructions and to conduct litigation. Areas of law Common Law/Chancery matters Personal Injury and Credit Hire Claims General Common Law / Chancery Matters His practice areas consist of the following: Travel claims Consumer law Debt matters Sale of Goods General contract disputes Property disputes - including building disputes, landlord & tenant, housing matters, issues involving trespass, planning, boundaries, easements and restrictive covenants, trusts of land and co-ownership disputes Professional negligence (Barry has experience in claims involving solicitors, architects and other construction professionals and insurers) Company law / partnership disputes / agency law Insolvency Proceedings in relation to contempt of court Personal Injury and Credit Hire Claims Barry has extensive experience of claimant and defendant personal injury litigation, in particular: RTA claims (including claimant and defendant fraud) Employer's liability claims Highway claims Criminal Injury Compensation Appeals (CICA) Animal Act claims Occupiers' Liability Act claims Claims involving children Barry regularly appears in fast and multi-track actions. His written work is of an exceptionally high standard, and he is able to accommodate short notice requests for drafting: Pre-action correspondence and letters of claim Claim forms and particulars of claim Defences Instructions to Experts CPR Part 18 Questions and Replies Advice on the merits, evidence and court procedure Interlocutory applications Personal Interests Barry is married with three children. He enjoys rugby, sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving.