Clive Thomas

Council member for South Wales

Date elected to councilOct 2022

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Clive is the managing director and head of personal injury at Watkins & Gunn Solicitors in South Wales, where he has worked since he qualified as a solicitor in 1991. Clive specialises in personal injury and employment law.

Clive is a past president of the Monmouthshire Incorporated Law Society, the Cardiff & District Law Society and the Association of South Western Law Societies.

He chairs the Cardiff & District Law Society Law Tech Group and founded Cardiff Lawyers Care, a providing pro bono legal advice to people experiencing homelessness.

Clive is also the joint chair of the Pro Bono Committee for Wales.

Clive is a fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and recommended in Chambers & Partners (Eminent Practitioner) and the Legal 500. He is a Lexis Nexis expert in personal injury and employment law.

Outside the law, Clive is a member of the Wales Committee of Wooden Spoon, the Children’s Charity of Rugby, and a business ambassador for City Hospice in Cardiff.

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Area of practice

Personal injury; employment law

Groups/boards served on

Leadership and Management Section Advisory Committee; National Board for Wales; Personal Injury Panel; Scrutiny and Performance Committee

Languages spoken