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Aidan O’Brien chairs RFU Competitions Appeal Panel

Published: 17/08/2017 | News

Aidan O’Brien recently chaired an RFU Competitions Appeal panel, tasked with considering an appeal against the North Divisional Organising Committee’s decision to relegate Blyth RFC, from Durham Northumberland 2 to Durham Northumberland 3, following the conclusion of the 2016-17 season. The full judgment can be found here:  http://www.englandrugby.com/mm/Document/Governance/Disclipine/01/32/53/27/BlythAppealJudgmentJul17[1]_English.pdf

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Employment Law Update

Published: 11/08/2017 | Employment, Newsletters

The Supreme Court’s decision in R (UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 is undoubtedly the block­buster case of 2017. With one voice, and with one stroke, the seven Jus­tices quashed the Tribunal fees re­gime. If there was a stand-out point that resonated with the country’s most senior judges, it was the dramatic fall in […]

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Personal Injury Seminar 2017 – Prostheses: Best Practice, Technology, Treatment and Cost

Date: Thu September 28, 2017 at 18:00 | CPD Hours: 1.0
Location: The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Crown Office Row, London, United Kingdom

Farrar’s Building is delighted to announce that Toby Carlson, a highly experienced prosthetist, expert witness and director of PACE Rehabilitation, has agreed to speak on a variety of issues concerning prostheses that will be of great interest to Claimant/Defendant lawyers and insurers. The seminar will be chaired by Lee Evans , whose practice has a […]

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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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