Monthly Archives: June 2015

Christopher Quinlan QC chaired the RFU disciplinary panel in the first regulation 17 case

Published: 29/06/2015 | News

Christopher Quinlan QC, chaired the Rugby and Football Union (RFU) disciplinary panel in the first case brought under regulation 17; that of Phil Blake. Phil Blake, the former Leicester defence coach, was banned for six months and fined by the RFU after having been found guilty of two breaches of regulation 17 (anti-corruption and betting). […]

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James Pretsell successful in defeating substantial claim for damages in Laxmidas v Metroline Ltd

Published: 25/06/2015 | News

James Pretsell represented the Defendant at trial in the case of Laxmidas v Metroline Ltd before HHJ Gerald sitting at Central London County Court. The Claimant brought a claim for substantial damages alleging that he had sustained significant back injuries in an accident at work. The liability had been admitted but the Defendant contended that […]

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Hannah Saxena successfully resists an application to add a Second Defendant to part 20 case

Published: 23/06/2015 | News

Hannah Saxena appeared for a part 20 Defendant in a multi-track claim involving a six car accident on the motorway. The Claimants were bringing a claim against the driver of the vehicle directly behind them, who in turn brought Part 20 proceedings against the driver of the vehicle that the Claimants were passengers in. With […]

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Matthew Hodson obtains injunction in the Chancery Division restraining advertisement of winding-up petition

Published: 22/06/2015 | News

Matthew Hodson was recently instructed in a case in the Chancery Division by a company seeking to restrain a winding-up petition. The case was advanced on the basis that there was a bona fide substantial dispute over the alleged debt. By reference to Ross & Craig (A Firm) v Williamson [2006] EWHC 880 (Ch) and […]

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Robert Golin successful in multi-track RTA claim

Published: 16/06/2015 | News

Robert Golin was instructed by Furley Page Solicitors to act for the Claimant, an HGV driver, following a road traffic accident in which the Claimant suffered physical and psychological injuries. The facts were that the Defendant’s car pulled out of a side road and collided with the Claimant’s oncoming HGV. Sadly, the Defendant suffered fatal […]

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Aidan O’Brien successful in disclosure application

Published: 12/06/2015 | News

Aidan O’Brien successfully made a disclosure application on behalf of the Defendant in a high value personal injury claim. The application required a Claimant to disclose a privileged expert’s report (‘Report A’) as a condition for the court’s permission to rely upon a later report, from a different expert in the same field (‘Report B’) […]

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Huw Davies successfully beats Part 36 offer at Quantum Trial

Published: 11/06/2015 | News

Following a four day quantum trial before the Designated Civil Judge of Worcester, HHJ Pearce-Higgins QC, Huw Davies successfully obtained judgment on behalf of Amey PLC below a Part 36 offer made nearly two years prior to trial in a claim pursued at over £1.4 million. The very unusual case involved moderate spinal injury to […]

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Restrictive Covenants Breach

Published: 10/06/2015 | News

Huw Davies obtained injunctive relief on behalf of a chain of hairdressing salons restraining a former stylist from breaching restrictive covenants within his contract following termination of his contract of employment and departure to a new salon.

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