Changez Khan successfully represents an employee in a racial discrimination and spying case against luxury brand owner, Richemont (UK) Ltd

Published: 07/11/2018 | Employment, News

Changez Khan and Amanda Hodgson (Solicitor) of Fletcher Day Ltd successfully represented an employee in her claims for race discrimination against the luxury brand owner, Richemont (UK) Ltd. The case was heard at the Central London Employment Tribunal. The trial lasted two and a half weeks and the employer called 15 witnesses. Claims of direct […]

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Howard Cohen succeeds at the Court of Appeal in Ogiehor v Belinfantie [2018] EWCA Civ 2423

Published: 07/11/2018 | News, Personal Injury

Howard Cohen successfully defended an appeal against a Claimant/Appellant acting in person before the Court of Appeal in October 2018. Background The Claimant’s claim for damages of £225,000 arose from a road traffic accident that occurred on 18th March 2011. Although liability was admitted, causation and quantum were heavily disputed. The Defendant accepted that the […]

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Employment Update by Tom Emslie Smith – Causation, Comparison and Disability Discrimination

Published: 06/11/2018 | Employment, Newsletters

By Tom Emslie-Smith Sheikholeslami v The University of Edinburgh UKEATS/0014/17/JW When preparing any disability discrimination case, it is important to think carefully about what the Claimant is – and isn’t – required to show in terms of causation. In Sheikholeslami v University of Edinburgh UKEATS/0014/17/JW, the Scottish EAT underlined the importance of avoiding a “one […]

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Farrar’s Building ranked as a leading set in this year’s legal directories

Published: 02/11/2018 | News

We are delighted to have been ranked in the latest editions of Chambers & Partners UK and Legal 500. In Chambers & Partners UK 2019, we were again ranked as a leading set in both Personal Injury and Crime with individual barristers also receiving rankings in Financial Crime, Professional Discipline and Motor Insurance Fraud. They […]

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Neil Baki is elected to the 2019 Bar Council

Published: 29/10/2018 | News

We are delighted to announce that Neil Baki was elected to the 2019 Bar Council last week. Please see a full list of the 2019 Bar Council Election Results here.

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Matthew Kerruish-Jones represents interested party : Inquest into the death of David Cuthbertson and others

Published: 26/10/2018 | News

On 22 October 2018 HM Coroner Andrew Barkley presided over the Inquest into the death of David Cuthbertson and others, which concerned the death of Mr David Cuthbertson and five of his children in their farmhouse of Poityn Farm near Llangamarch Wells, Powys, Wales. Matthew Kerruish-Jones represented the estate of Eifion Davies (deceased). Matthew’s pupil, […]

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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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