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The Costs of Fundamental Dishonesty

Published: 08/05/2018 | News

Alan Jeffreys QC, Defence Counsel in the case of Patel v Arriva Midlands & Zurich Insurance provides a summary in this conventional case which took an unusual turn. The Claimant was run down by the Defendant’s bus in Leicester in January 2009. He had a cardiac arrest at the scene, together with a traumatic brain […]

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Farrar’s Building supports the London Legal Walk – 21 May

Published: 30/04/2018 | News

A team from Farrar’s Building will be taking part in this year’s London Legal Walk, which is taking place on Monday 21 May, to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust, which raises much needed funds for charities that provide life changing legal advice and representation to those in need. If you would like to support our […]

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Congratulations to Carwyn Cox on his appointment as a Recorder on the Northern Circuit

Published: 23/03/2018 | News

We are delighted to announce that Carwyn Cox has been appointed as a Recorder on the Northern Circuit. The appointment will take effect from 4 April 2018. Courts and Tribunals Judiciary Website  

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Joshua Hedgman talking on ‘Contested Wills, due execution and the impact of not paying costs orders’ on Fri 23 March at 12.45pm at Withers London

Published: 20/03/2018 | News

Joshua Hedgman will be giving a talk on the Ashman v Thomas case, entitled ‘Contested Wills, due execution and the impact of not paying costs orders’ on Friday 23 March at 12.45pm – 2pm at Withers London Head Office. Please select here for further details and to register for this event.    

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Paul Lewis QC successful in defence of farmer charged with fraud

Published: 19/03/2018 | News

Paul Lewis QC recently acted in the successful defence of a farmer charged with multiple counts of fraud. The prosecution alleged that the defendant had interfered with bovine tuberculosis tests in order to obtain payment of government compensation. It was further alleged that, in order to increase the compensation payable, the defendant had falsely claimed […]

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Carwyn Cox successfully acts for Abellio Bus Company in contempt of court RTA case

Published: 13/03/2018 | News

On 5th March 2018, Carwyn Cox, instructed by Frances Whitehead of Backhouse Jones Solicitors,  represented Abellio London Limited in their application to commit husband and wife, Mr Amrik Singh Ahuja and Mrs Jamkit Kaur Ahuja to prison for contempt of court.  The case arose from a road traffic accident that took place on 26th September […]

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Aidan O’Brien: Fundamental Dishonesty & Substantial Injustice

Published: 16/02/2018 | News

Following the recent decisions of Howlett v Davies and Ageas Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1696 and LOCOG v Sinfield [2018] EWHC 51 (QB), the High Court has further considered the application of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in the case of Razumas v Ministry of Justice [2018] EWHC 215 (QB). Razumas involved a clinical negligence claim, made […]

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Paul Lewis QC successfully prosecutes in Betty Guy murder trial

Published: 09/02/2018 | News

Paul Lewis QC recently conducted the successful prosecution of a mother and son charged with the murder of an elderly relative. Making his closing address, Paul Lewis QC said the pair had dealt with the police “like politicians, answering questions they wished they had been asked and not the ones they were”. He added they had repeatedly […]

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