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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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Amelia Highnam represents Home Office following off-panel nomination

Published: 05/12/2019 | News

Amelia Highnam has recently been instructed to represent the Home Office following an off-panel nomination approved by the Attorney General. The hearing was a five-day family matter with Judgment due to be handed down in December. Amelia’s role was to assist the court and the parties as to the immigration status of those involved. Alongside […]

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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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Ho v Adelekun [2019] EWCA Civ 1988

Published: 26/11/2019 | Costs, News, Newsletters, Personal Injury

Hot on the heels of Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780, this week we have had another judgment from the Court of Appeal on the personal injury fixed costs regime in Part 45 – Ho v Adelekun [2019] EWCA Civ 1988. This time the Court was considering whether the terms of an offer ousted […]

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Tom Emslie-Smith explores the implications of Aldred v Cham

Published: 20/11/2019 | Costs, News, Newsletters, Personal Injury

Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780 The Court of Appeal has recently handed down judgment in Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780, which concerns the disbursements that can be recovered in cases that start life under one of the pre-action protocols for low value personal injury (RTA, EL or PL), but which cease […]

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Joshua Hedgman secures release of deceased’s body following three-day High Court trial

Published: 08/11/2019 | News, Newsletters

Joshua was recently instructed in an unusual and very sad case concerning the body of lady who passed away as long ago as September 2018. The Deceased remained in HM Coroner for Westminster’s custody and had not been released for burial due to a dispute that had arisen between her daughters.  Joshua represented the Deceased’s […]

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Nigel Spencer Ley secures £3.2 million damages in sight loss case

Published: 07/11/2019 | News, Newsletters, Personal Injury

The Claimant, who in her 30’s and who has three young children, developed glaucoma in both eyes in July 2016. She was referred to Southampton Hospital for treatment. However, as a result of clinical and administrative errors she did not undergo the surgery which she required until February 2018. By this time she had lost […]

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Darryl Allen QC Joins Farrar’s Building

Published: 05/11/2019 | News, Newsletters, Personal Injury

We are delighted to welcome back to Chambers Darryl Allen QC. After completing his pupillage and obtaining tenancy at Farrar’s Building, Darryl moved to Manchester where he has built a highly successful personal injury and clinical negligence practice. He acts on behalf of claimants and defendants in catastrophic injury and high value fatal accident claims. […]

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