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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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Chambers are delighted to be shortlisted for Barristers Chambers of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards 2020

Chambers are delighted to be shortlisted for Barristers Chambers of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards 2020

23rd October, 2020

9 St John Street have been shortlisted for Barristers Chambers of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards 2020.

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Matthew Snarr appears in contempt proceedings resulting in 6 months prison sentence

23rd October, 2020

On 19th October 2020 Matthew Snarr appeared in the High Court (Nottingham District Registry) on behalf of One Insurance Limited in committal proceedings for contempt of court against Mr Patrick Beasley.

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Nicholas Clarke QC led Howard Bernstein in defending a man charged with murdering his 2 month old baby

14th October, 2020

Numerous experts (Paediatric Pathologists, Neuroradiologists, Histopathologists, Neuropathologists, Ophthalmologists etc) on both sides dealt with the cause of death.

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Success for David Calvert for TUI as the Claimants evidence attacked post Griffiths V TUI

13th October, 2020

While we wait to see if TUI will be granted permission to appeal the case of Griffiths, the world still keeps on turning and claims are being dismissed even where the medical evidence has not been controverted in the "Griffiths sense".

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