Legal Claims Brought Against the University
The University has issued guidance notes covering correct procedure in the event
of legal claims being brought by third Parties, or members of staff, against the
University. In summary, the recipient of such a claim should adhere to the following
Individuals should not attempt to deal directly with claimants,
either orally or in writing, and in no circumstances should an admission of
liability be made.
So that the University Officers can be informed, please advise the
College Manager in writing of any event or incident which you consider may
involve a future claim against the University, or one of its members of
If you receive a letter of claim, regardless of fault, immediate
action is essential. Please retain the envelope received or date stamp the
communication and pass it on to the College Manager the same day --
prior warning would also be helpful where applicable.
Routine insurance claims should continue to be sent to the Finance
Division in the normal way.