Monthly Archives: October 2019

Matthew Kerruish-Jones defeats claim for commercial rent arrears of £227,000

Published: 22/10/2019 | News

On 17th October Matthew Kerruish-Jones successfully defended a claim brought by W Wing Yip & Brothers Property and Investment Limited, the landlord of the Wing Yip Business Centre in Croydon, who sought over £227,000 from the defendant who was one of their tenants and a guarantor on a number of their properties. The lion’s share […]

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Howard Cohen wins 2 day Multi-track trial in Norwich

Published: 21/10/2019 | News

Howard Cohen won a 2 day liability-only multi-track trial in Norwich County Court for the Defendant last week arising out of a rather unusual road traffic accident. The Claimant, a pedestrian, was intoxicated and emotional and had spent about an hour walking along (and in the middle of) the A47 dual carriageway in Peterborough. When […]

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James Rozier obtains declaration of fundamental dishonesty and the Court orders that surveillance evidence be served upon the Department for Work and Pensions.

Published: 17/10/2019 | Costs, News, Newsletters, Personal Injury

HHJ Baucher has handed down her reserved judgment in the trial of Esther Odewale v London Borough of Tower Hamlets in which James Rozier, instructed by Plexus Law, represented the Defendant. The Claimant alleged she had suffered serious injuries as a result of tripping on a defective pavement in February 2014. The claim had a […]

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Published: 14/10/2019 | News

In his most recent four consecutive cases at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in which allegations of dishonesty have been made against Geoff’s clients, all 15 individual such allegations have been dismissed. Whilst success of this nature is always pleasing to report this scenario raises issues of interest and concern. It is clear that the Tribunal […]

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Peter Savory joins Chambers

Published: 11/10/2019 | News

We are very pleased to welcome Peter Savory as our newest member of chambers. Peter successfully completed his pupillage with us this year and has had experience of Chambers’ core practice areas including personal injury, clinical negligence and employment. Peter has also experienced credit hire matters, fast track trials, cases involving fundamental dishonesty, procedural applications, […]

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Discrimination Law in the Court of Appeal: Changez Khan succeeds in Base Childrenswear Ltd v Otshudi [2019] EWCA Civ 1648

Published: 10/10/2019 | Employment, News, Newsletters

The Court of Appeal (Underhill, Newey, Haddon-Cave LLJ) has delivered its judgment in the case of Otshudi. It considers the vexed issue of inferences in discrimination law. When can they be drawn? How can they be rebutted? It is the latest in a series of decisions at Court of Appeal level on s.136 of the […]

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