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Amelia Highnam successfully represents the SSHD in the High Court

Published: 08/08/2022 | News

Amelia Highnam successfully represented the SSHD by way of off-panel nomination in the High Court last week. The application for judicial review essentially turned on whether service of a notice of cancellation was valid when served to the Claimant’s email address given on his recent visa application (an address which the Claimant said he no […]

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Simon Hughes Joins Farrar’s Building

Published: 28/07/2022 | News

Farrar’s Building are excited to announce that Simon Hughes joins Chambers today from Civitas Law in Cardiff. Simon is a leading specialist personal injury barrister known for his “expertise in cases involving industrial disease and fatal accident claims” (Chambers UK). As a “calm and considered” presence, Simon is also recognised by Legal 500 for being “pragmatic and sensible taking into consideration the […]

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Josh Hedgman successful on appeal to overturn finding of liability following slip on leaves in a country park

Published: 22/07/2022 | News

On a wintry morning in November 2016, the Claimant slipped on a wet layer of leaves that had built up on a pathway within the Denham County Park in Buckinghamshire. The leaves were 3 to 4 deep and the pathway connected a car park to the visitor’s centre. The Claimant unfortunately suffered a fractured scaphoid […]

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Success for Geoffrey Williams QC as he obtains re-admission for aspiring barrister

Published: 20/07/2022 | News

Geoffrey Williams QC acted for AT, a distinguished Solicitor Advocate with long held ambitions to practise at the Bar.   In 2002 AT was employed by a firm of Solicitors.  Suffering from work related exhaustion AT submitted a false claim for travelling expenses to his employer.  The matter came to light and he was summarily […]

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New Recruits

Published: 19/07/2022 | News

We are thrilled to announce that Lucie Dante and Lewis Scott will join Farrar’s Building in October 2022, following the successful completion of their pupillages with us. Due to a growth in work across our core practice areas, Farrar’s Building is looking to recruit two bright and energetic probationary tenants to start this autumn. The […]

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Ian Unsworth QC Appointed to Circuit Judge

Published: 13/07/2022 | News

After 12 successful years at Farrar’s Building, Legal 500 recognised ‘Leading Silk’, Ian Unsworth QC has been appointed by the Queen to be a Circuit Judge of the Northern Circuit. Ian Unsworth QC, who will be known as His Honour Judge Unsworth QC, will take with him a wealth of experience in serious and complex […]

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Shortlisted: Personal Injury Set of the Year

Published: 06/07/2022 | News

We are delighted to announce that Farrar’s Building has been shortlisted for Personal Injury Set of the Year in this year’s Legal 500 Bar Awards. This is a fantastic achievement which recognises the strength and contribution of each and every member of the Farrar’s team. Congratulations and good luck to all shortlisted. Full list available here.

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Recruitment Opportunities at Farrar’s Building: Probationary Tenants

Published: 05/07/2022 | News

Due to a growth in work across our core practice areas of personal injury, civil common law and employment, Farrar’s Building is looking to recruit two bright and energetic probationary tenants to start this autumn. The successful candidates will enjoy a busy court and paperwork practice and guaranteed earnings of £20,000 in the first six […]

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