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Taylor v Bell – Richard Selwyn Sharpe acts for executors in application to vary consent order for periodical payments under Inheritance (Provision for family and Dependants) Act 1975

25th February, 2015

Taylor v Bell Leeds County Court 16 Feb 2015 HH Judge Behrens

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Jaime Hamilton and Fiona Wise successfully prosecute notorious gang

23rd February, 2015

Jaime Hamilton and Fiona Wise successfully prosecuted a notorious gang in a trial that lasted six weeks at Minshull Street Crown Court.

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Assunta Del Priore Acts for the Successful Claimant in his Claim of Race Discrimination and Victimisation Against the Chief Constable of the Greater Manchester Police

20th February, 2015

A Manchester Employment Tribunal has found that Detective Constable Paul Bailey was discriminated against by the GMP because of his race, and that he was victimised because of his complaints of race discrimination.  The Tribunal has found that Detective Bailey was subjected to a number of acts of victimisation.  It also found that the Respondent’s failure to deal with his discrimination complaint as a Professional Standards matter was an act of direct race discrimination in itself.

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Gerard McDermott Q.C receives presidential citation from the American Bar Assocation

11th February, 2015

Last week in Houston Texas, the President of the American Bar Association awarded a prestigious “Presidential Citation” to Gerard McDermott QC.

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Inquest in to death of Paul McGuigan

11th February, 2015

Ian Denham has been instructed to represent Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust in an inquest concerning the death of Paul McGuigan.

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Chris Kennedy QC sitting as Judge in Regulatory Mock Trial on Tuesday 3 February 2015

28th January, 2015

Chris Kennedy QC will be taking part in this year’s North West Construction Safety Group seminar which will be held on Tuesday 3 February 2015 at Cineworld Cinemas in Didsbury.

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Phil de Berry successfully appeals a case management order regarding alleged expert shopping

13th January, 2015

Following an application before a DJ, the Claimant was ordered to disclose an advisory medical report as a condition precedent to permission to rely upon a Part 35 report.  It was suggested the Claimant had engaged in expert shopping.

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9 St John Street Health and Safety Team in Sentencing Guidelines Consultation

8th January, 2015

Christopher Kennedy QC; Matthew Snarr and Tom Gilbart have taken part in a round table event discussing the Sentencing Guidelines Council's proposed sentencing guidelines for Health and Safety offences.

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Tom Gilbart and Rachael Levene on Family Rights

4th December, 2014

Tom Gilbart and Rachael Levene have delivered a series of talks on family rights and the Children and Families Act 2014.

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Tom Gilbart Succeeds in Striking Out Discrimination Claims Against College

28th November, 2014

Tom Gilbart, acting on behalf of a large educational college, has succeeded in having a wide-ranging claim struck out in its entirety.

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