Monthly Archives: January 2024

Congratulations to Kieran Hilson

Published: 24/01/2024 | News

Kieran, who has been with us at Farrar’s Building for over 6 years, has today been promoted to Second Junior Clerk. This recognition by Chambers of Kieran’s development, is the result of his dedication and hard work. Please join us in congratulating Kieran and wishing him all the best for a bright future at Farrar’s.

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Supreme Court rules on right of secondary victims to recover damages for psychiatric injury

Published: 11/01/2024 | News

In its judgment of 11 January 2024, the Supreme Court has given its decision in the conjoined appeal of Paul and Another v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust; Polmear and Another v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust; and Purchase v Ahmed [2022] EWCA Civ 12 concerning recovery for psychiatric injury by secondary victims arising from cases […]

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Silicosis claims: an overview

Published: 10/01/2024 | News

As stated by the Health and Safety Executive[1]: “Silica is a natural substance found in varying amounts in most rocks, sand and clay.  Silica is also a major constituent of construction materials such as bricks, tiles, concrete and mortar.  Dust is generated from these materials when cutting, drilling, grinding and polishing.  Heavy and prolonged exposure […]

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