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Da Silva v Transport for London

Published: 15/06/2021 | News

Tom Bourne-Arton, instructed by Stephen Silverman and Stephanie Hunter of OGR Stock Denton Solicitors was successful in a claim brought by the Claimant against Transport for London. The case itself, rested on whether a manhole cover, on a busy London road, had become so worn and polished, that it represented a danger to motor scooter […]

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Christopher Quinlan QC Produces Practical Guide to Undertaking Safeguarding Investigations.

Published: 07/06/2021 | News

With the support of Sport England, Christopher Quinlan QC and other leading legal and sector specialists, Sport Resolutions has developed a safeguarding Investigation Guide and templates to ensure fairness and protect integrity in sport. Investigations sealed with a Sport Resolutions ‘SR’ mark, confirm the process was entirely fair, transparent and independent. Templates have also been […]

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Metroline Ltd v Araujo

Published: 27/05/2021 | News

Hannah Saxena, instructed by Karime Ariane of Weightmans was successful in getting permission for a bus company, Metroline Ltd, to bring contempt proceedings against a motorcyclist who had brought a claim for over £50,000 for credit hire charges for the hire of a replacement motorbike after a very minor road traffic accident.  The motorcyclist claimed […]

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‘Coming to a Screen Near You’ – Farrar’s Building Receives High Praise for Virtual Training Sessions

Published: 27/05/2021 | News

Over these past 12 months, the legal industry as a whole has had to adjust and pivot to ensure it can continue to meet the requirements of a changing world. When faced with lockdown in 2020, all scheduled, in-person events were postponed but that did not hold us back. We here at Farrar’s Building worked […]

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Farrar’s Building Welcomes Leslie Millin

Published: 06/05/2021 | News

We are delighted to announce that Leslie Millin has joined the team here at Farrar’s Building. Leslie specialises in all aspects of employment law, acting on behalf of either the Claimant or the Respondent, in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal. She also specialises in inquests and personal injury […]

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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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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: https://www.farrarsbuilding.co.uk/knowledge-base/frederick-lyon-x-v-kuoni-now-more-a-risk-to-defendants-than-claimants/ By way of brief reminder; i) The case arose following a holidaymaker being raped by an electrician working as […]

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