Lia Moses has a broad practice covering the full range of Chambers’ work. Her experience covers all stages of the dispute resolution process from pre-issue and interim hearings, through to trial and enforcement. Lia conducts hearings in Tribunals, the County Court and the High Court. She has experience in a wide range of commercial disputes and in employment, property, insolvency, consumer and personal injury matters. Lia also has a growing public law practice with a particular focus on public law issues affecting local authorities.
Lia enjoys working as part of a team on larger cases. She has worked on cases covering some of Chambers’ core practice areas (e.g. product liability, public inquiries and inquests).
In 2018, Lia undertook a six-month placement as a Judicial Assistant in the Commercial Court. She gained valuable experience of complex commercial trials, the full range of applications (e.g. jurisdictional disputes, freezing orders, search orders and disclosure) and an insight into the inner workings of the Court. Lia also has experience of appellate work, having undertaken a similar placement in the Court of Appeal before starting pupillage.
In addition to her time spent at the Court of Appeal, before pupillage Lia worked as a Research Assistant in the Commercial and Common Law team at the Law Commission. She also worked for three years at LawWorks, developing and managing a national pro bono advice project.
Lia has experience of a range of commercial disputes. She is regularly instructed in construction cases and cases arising out of contracts for the sale and hire of goods and for the provision of services. She has also assisted on large and complex insurance, finance and pharmaceutical matters.
Lia has acted on behalf of employers and employees in a range of employment cases. She has a particular interest in cases involving restraint of trade clauses and the law of confidential information.
Lia has experience of residential and commercial landlord and tenant disputes, forfeiture proceedings, collective leasehold enfranchisement, leasehold extensions and a wide range of contractual disputes relating to property. She also has experience of nuisance, trespass and property-related professional negligence actions involving solicitors, surveyors and architects.
Lia has experience advising and representing clients in relation to bankruptcy, administration, liquidation and voluntary arrangements (individual and company).
Lia is regularly instructed to advise and represent clients in claims involving the provisions of the Consumer Credit Act 1974, Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the FCA handbook. Lia has a detailed knowledge of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and the law on consumer protection more generally, having worked on various consumer projects during her time at the Law Commission.
Health and Safety, and Personal Injury
Lia has experience of employer’s liability claims, occupier’s liability claims and road traffic collision claims. She also has experience of health and safety prosecutions against employers, directors and individuals, and clinical and professional negligence actions arising out of personal injury litigation.
Administrative and Public Law
Lia has experience of judicial review challenges acting for both claimants and defendants. Her practice has a particular focus on local government, education and healthcare. She has worked on a range of public procurement matters. Lia also has experience of public inquiries and inquests.
Lia has experience in a range of claims arising out of defective products with a focus on medical device claims. She was recently instructed to advise and to attend court in a High Court medical device action, and she is currently instructed as part of a team working on the UK claims that form part of a worldwide medical device group action.
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- Law with Accountancy BA (Hons), First
- BPTC, Very Competent
- Benefactors Scholar, Middle Temple
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