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Gordon Cole QC successfully defends cricketer and former England vice-captain Ben Stokes

Published: 17/08/2018 | News

Ben Stokes was charged with affray arising from an alleged brawl outside a Bristol nightclub on 25 September 2017. Following six days of evidence, Gordon Cole QC delivered his closing submissions at Bristol Crown Court on Monday and the jury was sent away to deliberate. The jury returned its unanimous not guilty verdict on Tuesday. […]

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Farrar’s Building features in new Armando Iannucci film

Published: 07/08/2018 | News

Filming for the forthcoming production ‘The personal history of David Copperfield’ starring Dev Patel and directed by Armando Iannucci took place right outside Chambers last weekend http://bit.ly/2MpjJ9c.  

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Carwyn Cox is sworn in as a Recorder

Published: 03/07/2018 | News

Congratulations to Carwyn Cox who was sworn in as Recorder at Preston Crown Court, by the HHJ Brown, the Recorder of Preston on 22nd June 2018.

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Fundamental dishonesty and discontinued claims – When will Courts hear applications for FD following discontinuance? by Howard Cohen

Published: 25/06/2018 | News, Personal Injury

Introduction 1. Eagle-eyed followers of the Farrar’s Building website may recall a report I filed just last month concerning a finding of fundamental dishonesty (FD) I obtained against a Claimant carer who had discontinued her claim for personal injury against the Defendant (her employer and a multiple sclerosis sufferer) just 3 days prior to trial. The […]

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Changez Khan succeeds in the Court of Appeal in Morris v Metrolink – data leaks, misconduct and s.152 TULRCA 1992

Published: 14/06/2018 | News

The Court of Appeal have today handed down their judgment in Morris v Metrolink RATP Dev Ltd. The case concerned automatic unfair dismissal under s.152 TULRCA 1992, confidential data leaks and misconduct. Changez Khan acted for the successful Appellant. This was a difficult case: a trade union official was dismissed for using confidential information (a […]

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URGENT : We are aware of fraudulent emails sent being in Christopher Quinlan QC’s name

Published: 08/06/2018 | News

We are aware that some individuals may have received fraudulent emails purporting to be from Christopher Quinlan QC, please note that these emails do not originate from Christopher Quinlan QC or Farrar’s Building and we advise that they should be discarded.

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Join us at our Road Traffic Accident Reconstruction Seminar – Wed 20th June at 6pm – London Transport Museum

Published: 07/06/2018 | News

We still have a few places remaining for the next in our Expert Series of seminars, which will focus on Road Traffic Accident Reconstruction. The seminar topics are; •  Enhancing the utility of CCTV evidence – video photogrammetry in action – Darren Walsh and John Johnston of Burgoynes will look at a case study of a road traffic […]

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Rajiv Bhatt successfully defends claim for unfair and wrongful dismissal

Published: 01/06/2018 | Employment, News

Rajiv Bhatt represented Hippdrome Casino in the case of Ventura Perez v Hippodrome Casino Limited. Mr Perez Ventura was employed as a Head Bartender at the Casino. In March last year he was offered a tip by customers. Instead of placing the tip in the jar to be distributed to the rest of the bar […]

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