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Members of 9 Gough Chambers deliver a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar

On 23rd of June, Members of 9 Gough Chambers held a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar.

The topics that were discussed during this seminar were:

– Capacity to litigate: traps, tips and tricks…

Edward Lamb secures a maximum award under the 2008 Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for an injured appellant

DJ v. CICA (First Tier Tribunal), 15 June 2022

Appearing in the First Tier Tribunal on appeal of a decision of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, Edward Lamb secured the maximum award of £500,000 for a catastrophically injured appellant.

The…

Ed Lamb and Jake Richards deliver training on contemporary topics in complex private law children cases

On 11th of May, Ed Lamb and Jake Richards delivered training on contemporary topics in complex private law children cases to Osbornes Law.

Jake Richards discussed recent updates in fact-finding and practical tips on running complex fact findings in private children cases.

Edward Lamb published in leading legal publications

Edward Lamb has recently had 2 articles published in leading legal publications:

In the recent April 2022 edition of the Journal of Personal Injury Law, Edward discusses issues relating to capacity in injury litigation. The article can be found here.

Following…

Edward Lamb secures an emphatic victory in an appeal against the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority’s refusal to award an appellant compensation on the basis of an outstanding civil Judgment for damages

The CICA had refused the appellant an award on the basis that it took into account, pursuant to paragraph 85 of the 2012 Scheme, a High Court Judgment in the sum of £1,875,112.84 against the perpetrator of an horrific crime of…

Edward Lamb succeeds in obtaining permission to appeal a case involving bankruptcy-related proceeding

At an oral renewal hearing on 20 January 2022, Edward Lamb was successful in obtaining permission to appeal (Chancery Division sitting in Birmingham) in a case involving bankruptcy-related proceedings.

The grounds of appeal challenged the petitioner’s capacity to issue a statutory demand…

Children and Protected Parties

A summary of the Practice Note by the Senior Costs Judge: deductions from damages

  1. On 2 December 2021, the Senior Costs Judge, published some helpful guidance on the approval of costs settlements, assessments under CPR 46.4(2) and deductions from damages,…

O, Re (A Child: The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963) [2021] EWHC 908 (Fam) (14 April 2021)

Edward Lamb appeared on behalf of the local authority and Tara Vindis appeared on behalf of the guardian, in this matter before the High Court which has  published a Judgment that provides important guidance to local authorities on the extent of their…

Edward Lamb successfully argues forum conveniens (India) for a US national child

Edward Lamb successfully argues forum conveniens (India) for a US national child, previously habitually resident in the UK and that the child’s removal from the UK was lawful.

Mr Justice Keehan considered this case on 28 August 2020. Edward acted for the…

Court of Protection Webinar now available on YouTube

The first Court of Protection webinar is available to view here https://youtu.be/oniv5_yfuTE

Ed Lamb summarises the Coronavirus Act 2020 and explains how the pandemic has affected litigation in the COP. Tom Jones looks at the impact of Coronavirus on DoLS and…

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