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Social-distancing and travel restrictions did not prevent Richard Price from helping several parties settle their Inheritance Act

3rd April, 2020

What do you get when you take 10 participants (split into 3 groups), 1 mediator and 14 hours of on-line mediation via Zoom? The answer, after a lot of detailed discussion and hard negotiation, is 1 settlement agreement.

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The Employment Team of 9 St John Street launch Employment Insights

The Employment Team of 9 St John Street launch Employment Insights

3rd April, 2020

Employment Insights is a series of short Q&A videos aimed at providing practical advice and guidance to workers, employees and employers who are concerned about employment rights and employment law developments during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Sarah Kilvington appears in two day contested trial, conducted entirely remotely by Skype for Business

2nd April, 2020

Sarah Kilvington successfully argued that a prohibited steps order be lifted allowing the mother to travel abroad (theoretical in the present Covid-19 pandemic) and that a clearly defined child arrangements order be made following a 2 day contested hearing.

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Employment Tribunal rules that Civic Nationalism and belief in Anti-Political Correctness are not protected under the Equality Act

2nd April, 2020

James Hurd acted for the Respondent in this Employment Tribunal in Liverpool, involving the former Merseyside Regional Mayoral candidate for UKIP, who brought proceedings for unfair dismissal, direct discrimination and harassment.

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Louise Quigley answers frequently asked questions posed by employers and employees for Manchester Evening News

1st April, 2020

Louise Quigley writes for the Manchester Evening News, answering key questions posed by many worried employees and employers during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Employment Tribunals - COVID-19 Update

26th March, 2020

Barristers and solicitors are key workers but there is an ongoing debate as to when and if travel is essential for work / work is essential and/or working conditions are safe.

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Amy Rollings represents the family in an Article 2 inquest, in which the Jury concluded that "gross neglect" on the part of the prison service contributed to the prisoner's death

20th March, 2020

Following a 3 week inquest at Preston Coroner’s Court the jury have returned the rare and serious conclusion that “there were several significant factors that contributed to the death of AJ.

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9 St John Street's Success At The Manchester Legal Awards

6th March, 2020

9 St John Street is delighted to announce that Jaime Hamilton QC won the award of Barrister / QC of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards on 5 March 2020. Chambers attended the event and was shortlisted for chambers of the year.

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Chambers are delighted to announce James Hurd has been appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown

13th February, 2020

James has been appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown - Regional A Panel Appointment for a further five years.

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Ms Julie-Anne Luck represented parents at an inquest, in which Coroner concludes that neglect on the part of Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust contributed to the death of their baby

11th February, 2020

Baby Zachary was born at the Midwifery Led Unit, Walsall on 15 October 2016, having suffered intrapartum hypoxia due to lack of oxygen during labour. He was in a poor condition and not breathing...

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