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We are seeking applicants for the Family Team

24th November, 2020

The family team at 9 St John Street is highly ranked and regarded for all areas of family work in the Northwest of England, both in Chambers and Partners and in Legal 500.

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Robert Lassey Succeeds at Rule 3(10) Hearing

18th November, 2020

Robert Lassey has been granted permission to appeal by the EAT at a Rule 3(10) Hearing on the question of the precise construction and applicability of sections 104(3) and 105 ERA 1996.

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Chambers are delighted to announce that Matthew Curtis has joined the Criminal Team from Linenhall Chambers

16th November, 2020

We are delighted that Matthew has joined the Criminal Team at 9 St John Street.

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Catherine Cundy summarises the Supreme Court’s decision on the standard of proof for inquest conclusions of suicide and unlawful killing

16th November, 2020

The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46 (13 November 2020).

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Ben Morris secures an award of exemplary damages and a finding of fundamental dishonesty in a holiday illness claim

11th November, 2020

Ben was instructed on behalf of the tour operator, Jet2 Holidays Ltd, in defence of two claims for holiday illness allegedly suffered during a package holiday to Majorca.

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Case Summary: The Queen on the application of Mr Peter Skelton & Mrs Elizabeth Skelton v Senior Coroner for West Sussex with The Chief Constable of Sussex Police & Robert Twigg as Interested Parties

5th November, 2020

In this post Jennie Ferrario summarises the judicial review application brought by Mr & Mrs Skelton regarding a ruling of the Senior Coroner in their daughter’s inquest proceedings (Susan Nicholson) that it was not to be held as an article 2 compliant inquest.

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William Hamilton secures finding of fundamental dishonesty where Claimant withheld past medical history from medical expert

4th November, 2020

William Hamilton represented the Defendant insurance company in a claim for damages for alleged injury following a minor accident in a supermarket car park...

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Suspended sentence for defendant convicted of possessing cocaine with intent to supply

30th October, 2020

Robert Smith represented the defendant who pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply cocaine. Following a trial of issue earlier this month and a plea in mitigation at the sentence hearing yesterday, the defendant avoided immediate custody...

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9 St John Street are thrilled to announce Norman Lamb has joined from Kenworthy's Chambers

28th October, 2020

Head of the Business and Property Group David Gilchrist said of the recruitment “I am delighted to welcome Norman to the Business and Property Group. I am sure that he will prove to be a valuable addition to our team..."

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We're delighted to announce thirty members of Chambers have been acknowledged in the Chambers and Partners 2021 directory

23rd October, 2020

Thirty members of Chambers across fifteen practice areas have been acknowledged in the Chambers and Partners 2021 directory.

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