Monthly Archives: April 2021

WEBINAR: Limitation in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Claims

Published: 28/04/2021 | Webinars

Date: 27 April 2021 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenters: John Brown & Lauren Jones In this webinar, intended to assist practitioners in the fields of both personal injury and clinical negligence acting for claimants and defendants, we review the legal principles and common issues surrounding limitation. The webinar deals with the law on limitation, […]

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Tom Emslie-Smith successful for the Claimant in a coronavirus related unfair dismissal case

Published: 27/04/2021 | News

Shortly after the government coronavirus restrictions of March 2020, Tom’s client was asked by his employer to travel into his workplace in Central London to return the keys to the shop. He refused on the basis that he considered this to be a breach of government guidelines and that he was at risk of getting […]

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WEBINAR: Chronic Pain: Insights into Medicine, Case Law and Tactics

Published: 14/04/2021 | Webinars

Date: 13 April 2021 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenters: James Pretsell & Laura Fitzgibbon In this webinar suitable for practitioners from the newly qualified to the highly experienced, James Pretsell and Laura Fitzgibbon offer analysis of and practical insight into the seemingly ever growing, developing and complex area of chronic pain cases. The problems posed by the nature  of the medical condition, its […]

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Geoffrey Williams QC avoids striking off for Solicitor found to have been dishonest

Published: 14/04/2021 | News

Geoffrey acted for a Solicitor (“SO”) in proceedings before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in which three allegations of dishonesty were made. Essentially it was alleged that SO had provided misleading information to her supervisor at her firm concerning receipt of notification of a preliminary hearing before the Employment Tribunal and had gone on to provide […]

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ECJ further limits scope of Package Travel Regulations defences (Case C‑578/19 X v Kuoni Travel Ltd [2021])

Published: 13/04/2021 | News

Frederick Lyon previously summarised the case of X v Kuoni  [2019] UKSC 37 when the Supreme Court sent its reference to the ECJ, and for the full background, that excellent precis can be read here: By way of brief reminder; i) The case arose following a holidaymaker being raped by an electrician working as […]

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A Wonderful Tribute to the Late HH Patrick Curran QC

Published: 01/04/2021 | News

Farrar’s Building was saddened by the news that His Honour Patrick Curran QC passed away on 16th March 2021. Patrick started his career as a pupil at Farrar’s Building and following a long and distinguished career at the bar and as a Circuit Judge returned to Chambers as an Arbitrator and Mediator. Please see attached […]

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