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Case Update - Cameron v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd [2019] UKSC 6

21st February, 2019

This long-awaited Supreme Court decision gives much needed clarity at last for victims of unidentified drivers.

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Louise Brandon appointed Circuit Judge

20th February, 2019

It is with great pleasure to announce that The Queen has appointed Louise Brandon to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

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9 St John Street Chambers is delighted to announce that Joanne Oakes has accepted tenancy

14th February, 2019

9 St John Street Chambers is delighted to announce that Joanne Oakes has accepted tenancy having successfully completed her pupillage.

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Amy Rollings secures two findings of fundamental dishonesty in four weeks

11th February, 2019

In R, a holiday illness claim, Amy successfully argued that the Claimant was fundamentally dishonest.  The finding principally related to the Claimant dishonestly stating that she had not been on excursions, when the Judge found she had been on at least four.  In addition there were numerous Facebook entries suggesting...

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Employment Team starts new blog

25th January, 2019

The employment specialists at Nine St John Street have started a blog.

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Mark Monaghan and Robert Smith successfully prosecute Staffordshire Drugs Gang

16th January, 2019

Mark Monaghan (Leading Counsel) and Robert Smith (Junior Counsel) on instruction from the Organised Crime Division of The CPS have successfully prosecuted a gang in relation to the importation of Cannabis valued at £125,000.

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Jaime Hamilton QC.

10th January, 2019

9 St John Street are delighted to  announce that Jaime Hamilton has been appointed Queens Counsel by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, David Gauke MP.  Jaime will be sworn in as Queen's Counsel at the ceremony in Westminster Hall on Monday 11th  March 2019.

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Leading Works in Law and Religion (ed Sandberg, Routledge, 2018)

21st December, 2018

On 13th December 2018, Routledge published: "Leading Works in Law and Religion" (ed Sandberg).

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Paul Gilroy QC secures Jose Mourinho’s acquittal of FA charge based on defence of legitimate expectation

17th December, 2018

An FA Regulatory Commission has dismissed a charge against Jose Mourinho, arising from comments he made following Manchester United’s last minute 3-2 defeat of Newcastle United in October 2018.

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Nigel Grundy represented the Chief Constable of the Cheshire Constabulary this week in the Liverpool Employment Tribunal

14th December, 2018

Nigel Grundy represented the Chief Constable of the Cheshire Constabulary this week in the Liverpool Employment Tribunal in the first ever legal case testing the positive action provisions in S159 of the Equality Act 2010.

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