Ceri Widdett

Call 1994


‘Highly recommended for discrimination and whistleblowing matters.’

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Personal Injury

Ceri undertakes all aspects of personal injury work but has a particular specialism in Highways Act claims. She regularly acts on behalf of both Local Authorities and claimants and has been instructed by Leeds City Council for a number of years.

Ceri further specialises in estoppel, occupational stress at work claims, RTAs, civil motor fraud, defective premises, occupiers’ liability, accidents at work, and detailed costs hearings. She is recommended in Chambers and Partners (2017) as a leader in the field of stress at work.

Personal Injury Cases

Robinson v West Yorkshire Police Court of Appeal

The case involved alleged negligence by police officers whilst carrying out their duties and the relevance of the immunity principle in Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire [1988] 2 WLR 1049. Judgment was handed down in February 2014.

Campbell v Leeds United AFC

[2009] EW Misc 4 (EWCC) 3 April 2009 Ceri represented the Claimant in direct race and sex discrimination claims. Further represented the Claimant in the High Court in a claim for Occupational Stress at Work. She successfully argued issue estoppel in the Claimant’s favour.

Leeds City Council

(LTL 5/10/2007). Highways Act claim.

Fazal Begum v Leeds City Council

(LTL 3/10/2007). Highways Act claim.