By: Steve Gurnett

Success for Frederick Lyon and Ryan Ross in the Court of Appeal

Published: 27/10/2022 | News

Acting pro bono via Advocate, Frederick Lyon and Ryan Ross represented the successful Appellant in an appeal concerning the definition of ‘proceedings’ under the strike out power contained in CPR 44.15.

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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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WEBINAR: Preparing E-Bundles for the Court

Published: 01/07/2020 | Webinars

Date: 30 June 2020 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenters: Nick Blake & Laura Fitzgibbon So how should you prepare that bookmarked, indexed, hyperlinked, searchable electronic hearing bundle, capable of personal annotation, that the Court has ordered you to file? In the latest in the Farrar’s Building webinar series, we demonstrate the step by step process for collating, arranging and […]

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Huw Davies Successfully represents Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) at Preliminary Hearing

Published: 06/12/2019 | News

Huw Davies successfully represented the charity, Voluntary Services Overseas, in a preliminary hearing on the issue of jurisdiction. A former employee, working abroad in Bangladesh, had brought various claims in the London South Employment Tribunal. Following a two-day hearing, despite the employee being an English national and his contract being governed by English law, the […]

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Patrick Harrington QC obtains Judgement and a Costs order for Alex Reid against Katie Price.

Published: 04/12/2019 | News

Patrick Harrington QC of Farrar’s Building, who led Philip Williams of 33, Bedford Row, was successful in obtaining judgement and a costs order in favour of Alex Reid in his claim against his former wife Katie Price for the Misuse of Private information, Breach of Confidence, Breach of Contract and Breach of Data Protection, notwithstanding her bankruptcy having been granted some 24 hours […]

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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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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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