Monthly Archives: July 2017


Unison Appeal – Fees Order 2013 is unlawful as it prevents access to justice.

Published: 26/07/2017 | News

R (on the application of UNISON) (Appellant) v Lord Chancellor (Respondent) uksc-2015-0233-judgment[1]

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Aidan O’Brien to chair medico-legal conference.

Published: 24/07/2017 | News

On 13 September 2017, Aidan O’Brien will be chairing a medico-legal conference in Dublin.  Aidan will also be delivering a talk entitled ‘The Duty of Candour & the Rogue Surgeon’. The conference will cover a range of further medico-legal issues and the full itinerary can be found here: http://www.inspiremedilaw.co.uk/clinical-negligence-conference/

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Trusts and Probate Newsletter July 2017

Published: 18/07/2017 | Newsletters

Trusts and Probate Newsletter Contents Farrar’s Building News Matthew Hodson Ilott v Mitson: the most authoritative guidance to date Joshua Hedgman Challenging the formal validity of Wills Aidan O’Brien The substantial validity of Wills David Roderick To subscribe to this update please email Steve Gurnett. To download a copy of this update, please click here.   […]

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Chronic Pain Seminar Video

Published: 07/07/2017 | News

We are now able to offer the full video of our Chronic Pain Seminar. Please go to the following links or subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe177sPUhCU-AqX_CEH-Caw  

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Court of Appeal confirms 10% uplift applies in ET

Published: 07/07/2017 | News

Back in July 2015 Robert wrote about the inconsistent EAT decisions as to whether the Simmons v Castle 10% uplift applies to awards made in employment tribunal discrimination proceedings, including awards for psychiatric injury and injury to feelings. This question reached the Court of Appeal in De Souza v Vinci Construction UK Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ […]

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Aidan O’Brien successfully resists an appeal following dismissal of a credit hire claim, on the basis of fraudulent misrepresentation – Kadir v Thompson, 25 August 2016, Central London County Court, HHJ Luba QC

Published: 06/07/2017 | News

Aidan O’Brien was recently instructed by the Defendant and subsequent Respondent to an appeal, in a claim relating to credit hire charges in the sum of £21,653. At first instance, Aidan successfully argued that the Accident Exchange credit hire agreement was voidable on the basis of fraudulent misrepresentation and that the Claimant had elected to […]

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