Chambers are delighted to support the Wood Street Mission 2020

16th December, 2020

We are delighted to support the Christmas Appeal by raising £1,165, which was used to buy presents and books for underprivileged children living in the Salford and Manchester area.

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Pupillage Vacancies

3rd December, 2020

Chambers is accepting applications for two pupillages to commence in September 2022 to our Crime and Business & Property Groups.

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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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