24th August, 2023

Amputation and Sport Conference 2023 raises £834.02 for the Limbless Association

On the 13th June 2023, 9 St John Street were delighted to host the Amputation and Sport Conference 2023, alongside STEPS Prosthetics. This hybrid conference provided in-depth expertise concerning the benefits and challenges of amputee sports, from basis day-to-day activity, up to Olympic level.

The event was co-chaired by Matthew Snarr and Julie-Anne Luck.

STEPS Prosthetics and the Limbless Association Logos

Speakers on the day included Brian McCluggage, discussing quantum issues in amputation claims, Peter Durkin, Founding Director of STEPS Prosthetics, who provided an insight into current sports prosthetics and the challenges of fitting and maintenance, Paralympian, Julie Rogers talking, with an overview of her journey into elite sports and Sophie de Oliveria Barata, founder of The Alternative Limb Project, who shared how highly stylised wearable artistic prosthetics are created and produced.

A huge thank you to everyone who attended in person and remotely on the day.

The Limbless Association are a national charity, supporting lives beyond limb loss.

 

#AmputationSport2023
@9StJohnStreet @STEPSprosthetic @limblessassoc



Latest News...

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.

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.

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.