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Matthew Snarr secures approval of £3,300,000.00 settlement sum (net of liability) for a young man who suffered a moderately severe traumatic brain injury

8th March, 2024

On 26 February 2024 Matthew Snarr represented the Claimant at a High Court approval hearing at which the Court approved the settlement sum of £3,300,000.00 representing 60% of the value of the claim on a full liability basis (£5,500,000.00 on a 100% basis) due to a reduction for contributory negligence.

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Emily Bonass begins her second six months of pupillage 11th March 2024

7th March, 2024

We're delighted to announce that Emily Bonass has commenced her 2nd six phase of pupillage and is now accepting instructions.

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A Hospital Trust v P & Ors [2024] EWHC 313 (Fam) (15 February 2024)

6th March, 2024

Sarah Kilvington represented the mother, led by Nick Stonor KC, and Kalsoom Maqsood represented the father, led by Jacqueline Thomas KC in the case of A Hospital Trust v P & Ors [2024] EWHC 313 (Fam) (15 February 2024).

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Jolene Charalambous, 9SJS Employment team

6th March, 2024

We're delighted to announce that Jolene Charalambous has commenced her 2nd six phase of pupillage and is now accepting instructions.

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Christopher Kennedy KC appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge

26th February, 2024

Chambers are delighted to announce our Head of Chambers Christopher Kennedy KC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge by the Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales.

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Costs in the Employment Tribunal... a warning...

21st February, 2024

It's rare for the Tribunal to make a costs order against a Claimant and even rarer when that Claimant is unrepresented. However, if your claim is wholly without merit and you treat the Tribunal, the witnesses and the lawyers with contempt, then the Tribunal can and will exercise its powers to make an order for costs under rules 75 and 76 of the 2013 Regulations.

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Louise Quigley successfully defends NHS Trust in Menopause discrimination claim

12th February, 2024

Louise successfully represented a NHS Trust in defeating a complex menopause sex and disability discrimination claim.

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Ministry of Justice Proposal to Re-introduce Fees in the Employment Tribunal

9th February, 2024

Last week, the government published a consultation paper on the prospect of re-introducing fees in both the Employment Tribunal ('ET') and the Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT').

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Exchange of Land

8th February, 2024

Edward Cousins of 9SJS Business and Property team discusses the enactment of the Commons Act 2006 and the introduction of comprehensive systems for the exchange of common land.

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Chambers welcomes Leanne Jones back

5th February, 2024

9 St John Street Chambers welcomes back Leanne Jones today from maternity leave.

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