Monthly Archives: December 2020

A ‘No Deal’ Brexit for Jurisdiction and Enforcement?

Published: 29/12/2020 | News

While digesting my Christmas dinner and considering whether rolling to a non-essential shop is a viable mode of transport, I have had the opportunity to read through the snappily titled: “Trade and Cooperation Agreement Between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the One Part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain […]

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Amendments After the Expiry of Limitation: Libyan Investment Authority v King

Published: 21/12/2020 | News

This week the Court of Appeal handed down Judgment in the case of Libyan Investment Authority & Ors v King & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 1690, in which it considered the wording of CPR r.17.4(2) and section 35(5)(a) of the Limitation Act 1980. The appeal was heard by Floyd, Arnold and Nugee LJJ on 26th […]

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Darryl Allen QC and Andrew Wille Settle Above-Knee Amputation Claim

Published: 14/12/2020 | News

Darryl Allen QC and Andrew Wille represented the Claimant, a 32 year old man, in the matter of Daniel Joldes v CFBD Ltd. Mr Joldes suffered a trans-femoral amputation of the right leg as the result of a construction site accident in which the dumper truck that he was operating flipped over. The Claimant had not been wearing […]

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Jake Rowley publishes his book on dishonesty entitled “Fundamental Dishonesty and QOCS in Personal Injury Proceedings: Law and Practice”

Published: 11/12/2020 | News

Jake has recently published his first book entitled “Fundamental Dishonesty and QOCS in Personal Injury Proceedings: Law and Practice”, dealing with ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in the context of both Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting and s. 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015. Written with both Claimant and Defendant practitioners in mind, this book seeks […]

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Farrar’s Building Welcomes New Tenant Stuart Brady

Published: 10/12/2020 | News

Chambers is delighted to welcome Stuart Brady as a Tenant joining Farrar’s Building in December 2020. Stuart is an experienced civil practitioner with very solid foundations built from his time at Ropewalk Chambers, the premier civil set in the Midlands. After relocating to London to be closer to family, Stuart is delighted to be joining […]

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WEBINAR: Pension Loss Troubleshooting

Published: 09/12/2020 | Webinars

Date: 8 December 2020 @ 16:30 Duration: 45 minutes Presenters: Hannah Saxena  In our final and 22nd webinar of 2020, we look at different types of modern pension, how they work and how there might be a claim for pension loss with each type. A further, practical review of tricky pension cases along with examples is considered, to […]

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High Court Rules: SDT Wrong to find Misconduct Against Solicitor for what Happened in his Private Life.

Published: 07/12/2020 | News

Solicitor Ryan Beckwith had caught the attention of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (‘SRA’) back in 2017. Following a drunken but consensual sexual encounter with a junior colleague, Mr Beckwith was found to have failed to have acted with integrity or behave in a way that maintains public trust in the profession. In Beckwith v Solicitors […]

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CRU Provisions Found Non-Compliant with Insurers’ (Property) Rights Under Human Rights Act

Published: 03/12/2020 | News

Opening Comment Samuel Irving sets out below in some detail a decision of potentially great significance on Compensation Recovery Unit (“CRU”) payments made by insurers. A long standing complaint of insurers in personal injury and clinical negligence claims has been their liability for 100% of CRU notwithstanding, for a number of reasons, there being no […]

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