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Geoff Whelan and Hayley Bennett successfully prosecute Burnley Drugs Gang

30th September, 2020

8 members of a Burnley Drugs gang have been jailed for a total of nearly 60 years following sentence at Preston Crown Court.

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Claimant driver found to be dishonest after lying about accident circumstances

22nd September, 2020

In Molyneaux v Fisher heard at Crewe County Court on 21st September 2020 a Claimant brought proceedings alleging that while stationary for 10-15 seconds he was run into by the Defendants white van.

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Claimant admits under cross examination lying to his medico-legal expert.

18th September, 2020

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Andrew Clark obtain significant ruling on issues of principle relating to irresponsible lending and excessive interest rates

1st September, 2020

Andrew Clark was instructed by Barings Solicitors on behalf of claimants in a series of multi-claimant proceedings brought against various high-cost short-term lenders.

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David Calvert gets two cases struck out in the same week

24th August, 2020

Acting on behalf of Aviva, and instructed by Keoghs and DAC Beachcrofts, David argued successfully last week that two claims which were at trial should be stuck out.

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9 St John Street celebrates Manchester Pride

21st August, 2020

We pledge our commitment to progressing equality, diversity and inclusion at the Bar and generally within the legal profession.

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We are seeking applicants for the Business/Property Group

18th August, 2020

The Business and Property Team at 9 St John Street is highly ranked for Chancery and property work in the north of England by both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

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Chris Kennedy QC appears in Campbell v Advantage Insurance [2020] EWHC 2210 (QB)

17th August, 2020

The court had to consider the issue of the contributory negligence of an unbelted passenger being driven by an intoxicated driver who sustained catastrophic injuries as a result of the driver's negligence. It was argued that the passenger lacked capacity and so could not have been negligent either in consenting to be driven or in not wearing his seat-belt.

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9 St John Street awarded a Well Being Certificate of Recognition

9 St John Street awarded a Well Being Certificate of Recognition

10th August, 2020

We are pleased to announce 9 St John Street Chambers have been awarded a Well Being Certificate of Recognition.

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Menopause in the Workplace

10th August, 2020

The British Medical Association on 6 August 2020 commented that “Menopause needs more than a mention” referring to a recent survey which revealed a lack of support for doctors experiencing the menopause and resulting in some, stepping down from senior roles. The BMA calls for better support for women doctors, such as flexible working and simple adjustments in the workplace.

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