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Patrick Harrington QC quoted in the Independent regarding major film making tax avoidance scheme

Published: 07/09/2018 | News

Patrick Harrington QC is quoted in Paul Bignell’s article in the Independent (Fri 31 August 2018) regarding the Little Wing trial, where he led the prosecution. Little Wing was a company operating a major film making tax avoidance scheme, which enabled investors to claim c£100million in tax repayments.

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Changez Khan succeeds before the Court of Appeal in Morris v Metrolink

Published: 04/09/2018 | News

Changez Khan succeeds before the Court of Appeal in Morris v Metrolink. The case has today been reported in the Times Law reports. It concerned a claim for automatic unfair dismissal for trade union activity and the relevance of alleged data breaches. A more detailed release can be found on our website.  

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Upcoming event – The Expert Series: Getting Behind the Lies – Exposing Dishonesty – Thursday 20 September at 5.45pm – London Transport Museum

Date: Thu September 20, 2018 at 17:45
Location: 1 Tavistock Ct, London WC2E, UK

The next seminar in our Chambers’ Expert Series is entitled ‘Getting Behind the Lies – Exposing Dishonesty’. This is the seminar series where we invite experts to address us on issues at the cutting edge of their disciplines which will change the way cases are litigated. In this seminar, we will look at the topic of dishonesty from […]

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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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Personal Injury Newsletter – August 2018 – Travel Edition

Published: 14/08/2018 | Newsletters, Personal Injury

Welcome to this edition of the Farrar’s Building Personal Injury newsletter. This month’s edition, in keeping with the time of year, is a travel law edition. In this edition, Andrew Arentsen provides us with his analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Philip James Clay v TUI (UK) Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 117. Our […]

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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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