Knowledgebase


Farrar’s extends its Pro Bono commitments

Published: 26/03/2024 | News

We are delighted to be working with Advocate, having been appointed to their Chambers Pro Bono Framework. Our Pro Bono Champions, Ryan Ross and Paul Cray look forward to continuing Chambers’ commitment to pro bono work, alongside all at Farrar’s Building. We are also delighted to have been accepted to join the Pro Bono Connect […]

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Advancing and defending escalator claims

Published: 19/03/2024 | News

Notwithstanding that escalator claims rarely reach the higher courts, an estimated 2,000 such accidents are thought to occur in the UK each year (TfL, 2019; Beards, Frost, Healey et al., 2022). Escalator claims involve issues of negligence and occupiers’ liability that are routine for lawyers working with claimants and defendants alike. However, most escalator claims […]

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Appeal rejected in claim for professional negligence against former solicitor. Miller v Irwin Mitchell

Published: 15/03/2024 | News

The Court of Appeal unanimously rejected the appeal of Mrs Miller in Carol Miller v Irwin Mitchell LLP [2024] EWCA Civ 53 in a claim brought for professional negligence against her former solicitor. The case is notable for its discussion of the duty of care and scope of duty concerning legal advice clinics staffed by […]

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WEBINAR – Causation: Our material contribution

Published: 13/03/2024 | Webinars

Date: 12 March 2024 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenters: Andrew Arentsen & Lindsey Hogg  In this episode from our popular webinar series, Andrew and Lindsey guide you through factual and legal causation, consent and the Chester exception. There will be a particular focus on divisible and indivisible disease, with reference to case law. For […]

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Leslie Millin succeeds at the EAT on Jurisdictional/Time point regarding reasonable practicability

Published: 12/03/2024 | News

Leslie Millin of Farrar’s Building was recently instructed to represent the Claimant at the Employment Appeal Tribunal, in relation to a claim of unfair dismissal. The Claimant was a litigant in person and was advised by ACAS during a telephone conversation that she should await the outcome of her grievance before commencing employment tribunal proceedings. […]

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Causation: Our material contribution – A Webinar by Farrar’s Building

Published: 07/03/2024 | News

We are delighted to welcome you to join Andrew Arentsen and Lindsey Hogg for the latest in our webinar series. Andrew and Lindsey will guide you through factual and legal causation, consent and the Chester exception. There will be a particular focus on divisible and indivisible disease, with reference to case law. The webinar will be streamed live via Zoom, […]

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Nigel Spencer Ley secures substantial damages in a Wrongful Birth claim

Published: 06/03/2024 | News

EFG & HFG v. NHS Trusts The Claimants’ son P was born in April 2017 suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Cornelia de Lang syndrome. He is now aged six and is very disabled: he has no understanding of language and cannot speak he is unable to sit unaided or to walk his growth […]

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WEBINAR: Personal Injury Liability Update 2023 – 2024

Published: 28/02/2024 | Webinars

Date: 27 February 2024 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenters: David Roderick   This popular, annual update seeks to cover the following developments in general liability principles and PI practice area updates: Developments in general liability principles to include: Secondary victims Vicarious liability Challenging expert evidence Practice area updates to include: Road traffic accidents Public […]

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