In the last couple of weeks we have seen developments in two of the most controversial areas of travel and cross border work: local standards, and the incidence and calculation of interest. Unfortunately the developments themselves have not been uncontroversial; both High Court…
We are delighted to announce that 9 Gough Chambers has won Personal Injury Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards. 9 Gough Chambers is ranked Band 1 for Personal Injury Law. The set is described by instructing solicitors…
On 30 October Andrew Warnock QC and Maurice Rifat were successful in the Supreme Court in the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona  UKSC 42 which concerned the impact of the “illegality” defence to a claim against a solicitor for…
John Foy QC and James Byrne are instructed to act for current and ex-professional sports stars in a class action suit concerning brain injuries caused by contact sports. This landmark case continues to build momentum and garner significant press attention.
The Problem The necessary mechanism to manage an award of damages secured on behalf of a protected party can give rise to a number of practical difficulties, particularly where the damages have been reduced due to contributory negligence or litigation risk. …
It’s been another busy week in the courts for travel practitioners; no sooner did we have the judgment of Griffiths J in Troke v Amgen Seguros Generales  11 WLUK 67 (the incidence of penalty interest a matter of procedure for the…
Between June 2018 and January 2020, the Metropolitan Police’s Serious and Organised Crime Command conducted a surveillance operation (“Operation Edge”), targeted at an Organised Criminal Network (OCN) engaged in the supply of significant quantities of class A and B controlled drugs. Police…
This week we learned that the Court of Appeal has declined permission to appeal in Swift v Carpenter  10 WLUK 74, but that the Supreme Court has managed to find time in its busy schedule to hear the leapfrog appeal in…
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