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Personal Protective Equipment – The Last Frontier?

Cyril Adjei, Nicola Newbegin and Victoria Webb examine the legal implications of the current concerns regarding the provision of PPE to frontline healthcare workers, including: The relevant provisions of the Health & Safety at... Read More

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Barakov v Higgins (2019) trial success for a Claimant

Trial success for a Claimant who had no recollection of what happened in a pedestrian vehicle RTA where no accident reconstruction evidence had been obtained; apportionment of 80/20 in his... Read More

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Turk v Blackburn (2020)

The Claimant succeeded in establishing that his brain injury was caused by his employer in a difficult case where he had no recollection of what happened. HHJ Simpkiss, DCJ for Kent,... Read More

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Success for Charlie Woodhouse in the High Court

Charlie Woodhouse successfully represented Miss Catherine Podesta in the recent case of Podesta v Akhtar and Aviva Insurance Limited [2018] EWHC 1245 (QB), judgment for which was handed down on... Read More

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Mcmenamin V Ellison

A four day trial against leading counsel (William Audland QC) has been settled for over £540,000 in respect of injuries suffered by the Claimant in a road traffic accident. The... Read More

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Billen v TGM Group (2018)

HHJ Freeland QC awarded the Claimant an enhanced three year handicap award at a two day trial in respect of the quantum of his claim for damages arising out of... Read More

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Wright v First Group PLC EWHC 297 (QB) [2018]

Mr Justice Foskett’s decision to allow an adjournment and give permission for the Claimant to change his accident reconstruction expert the day before a high court trial on liability in... Read More

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Supreme Court hand down judgment in Knauer appeal

The Supreme Court have handed down Judgment today, allowing Mr Knauer’s appeal and overturning Cookson v Knowles [1976] AC 556. The multiplier by which future losses are to be calculated... Read More

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Legal 500 ranking released

Legal 500 was published in October 2014 and we are delighted to see our reputation enhanced by the 10 new entries this year, 18 members moving up a ranking and 0 regressions. Old... Read More

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Part 36 appeal transferred to the Court of Appeal

In the case of Shaw v Merthyr Tydfil County Council [2014] HHJ Seys Llewellyn QC has transferred the Claimant's appeal about the validity of a Claimant's Part 36 offer that... Read More

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OSC members endorsed by Legal 500

We are again delighted to report a record number of entries for Old Square Chambers' barristers in the latest edition of the Legal 500 directory, which recognises excellence across the UK legal... Read More
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