Monthly Archives: July 2023

Richard Ive Fulfils Advocate’s Pro Bono Pledge

Published: 24/07/2023 | News

Richard Ive has fulfilled Advocate’s Pro Bono Pledge, by undertaking a minimum of 25 hours of pro bono work in 2023. Richard significantly exceeded this target by representing a bereaved family at a multi-day inquest. The bereaved family that Richard represented thanked him for his ‘excellent representation’. On behalf of the bereaved family, the deceased’s […]

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New Recruits

Published: 21/07/2023 | News

We are thrilled to announce that Holly Girven and Alex Findley will join Farrar’s Building in October 2023, following the successful completion of their pupillages with us. Both Holly and Alex will have spent twelve months with the fantastic team here at Farrar’s, gaining experience in all Chambers’ core areas, including personal injury, clinical negligence, regulatory & disciplinary and employment […]

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Leonard Wigg appointed to Sport Resolutions’ Pro Bono Legal Advice Panel.

Published: 19/07/2023 | News

Chambers is delighted to announce that Leonard Wigg has been successfully appointed to Sport Resolutions’ Pro Bono Legal Advice Panel. As a member of this panel, Leonard will provide pro bono legal advice and representation to eligible athletes and individuals in the areas of: • Anti-Doping • Athlete Selection and Eligibility • Athlete and Player […]

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Farrar’s Building welcomes Faith & Tendai, in partnership with the Bar Council’s 10,000 Black Interns Scheme.

Published: 18/07/2023 | News

Farrar’s Building are delighted to have recently welcomed two interns from the 10,000 Black Interns Scheme in partnership with the Bar Council. The Scheme is designed to support Black students and graduates and address under-representation of Black talent across various sectors. Two interns from the Scheme, Faith Osifo and Tendai Chiguvare, both spent a week […]

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Andrew Arentsen shortlisted as Personal Injury Junior of the Year

Published: 14/07/2023 | News

We are delighted to announce that Andrew Arentsen of Farrar’s Building has been shortlisted as Personal Injury Junior of the Year, in this year’s Legal 500 Bar Awards. Please join us in congratulating Andrew and others shortlisted on this fantastic achievement. We look forward to celebrating all involved at the Legal 500 Awards Ceremony in […]

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Court of Appeal confirms translator fees are recoverable.

Published: 13/07/2023 | News

Earlier today the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Santiago v MIB [2023] EWCA Civ 838 and determined translator/interpreter fees are recoverable. The appeal had arisen following the first instance judgment of DDJ Sneddon in August 2022 in which she refused the Claimant recovery of the costs of an interpreter in reliance on the […]

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WEBINAR: Causation in Personal Injury Claims

Published: 05/07/2023 | Webinars

Date: 4 July 2023 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenter: Tom Bourne-Arton In this webinar, Tom Bourne-Arton discusses causation in personal injury claims, from basic general principles to cases with multiple causes. Tom also considers the chain of causation, negligent omissions, scientific uncertainty, and contributory negligence. For a recording of the webinar, please click here.

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Informed Consent: The Latest Update

Published: 03/07/2023 | News

In the case of Bilal and Malik v St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2023] EWCA Civ 605, the Court of Appeal considered the issue of how Montgomery and Bolam apply in cases relating to informed consent. Mr Malik brought a claim for personal injury following elective spinal surgery on the basis that there […]

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