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John Foy QC, Edwin Buckett and Max Melsa featured in this month’s edition of PI Focus

John Foy QC, Edwin Buckett and Max Melsa have been published in this month’s edition of PI Focus, APIL’s monthly newsletter, regarding amputation claims and claims under the Montreal Convention respectively.

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John Foy QC and Edwin Buckett settle case for £3.35m

Following a settlement meeting yesterday, John Foy QC and Edwin Buckett, both representing the Claimant, settled a below the knee amputation case for £3.35m.

The Claimant, a pedestrian, sustained a devastating crushing injury to her leg in a road traffic accident which…

Edwin Buckett establishes liability in a claim against the Ministry of Justice

The Claimant was a Prison Officer at HMP Winchester, who responded to an alarm call which concerned two fighting prisoners. The prisoners were separated and the Claimant held one of them on the ground, whilst the other prisoner backed off along the…

Edwin Buckett successfully resists PACE appeal challenge in the High Court

In a reserved judgment handed down on the 26th April 2019, Mr Justice Murray dismissed the Claimant’s appeal in the lengthy on-going case of Westminster College of Computing v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2019] EWHC 1036 (QB).

The Claimant sought…

Edwin Buckett settles sex abuse claim against Consultant Psychiatrist

The Claimant, between the ages of 16 and 19, suffered sexual abuse during the course of consultations with Dr Andrew Clayton (Consultant Psychiatrist) employed by Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in the 1990s. The consultations were all unchaperoned and Dr Clayton perpetuated…

Warrant seizure appeal dismissed

On the 19th June 2008, police executed a search warrant as part of “Operation Swale” at premises belonging to the Westminster College of Computing Limited and another.

They seized material which needed a small lorry to take away. After about 1½ years,…

Edwin Buckett settles High Court voyeurism claims

On the 12th September 2017, Master Kay QC approved the settlement of 10 separate claims, brought by pupils anonymously, against Clifton College school, which arose out of the covert filming of children at the school by a former teacher and housemaster between…

Edwin Buckett is to speak at the Annual Association of Police Lawyers Conference

Edwin Buckett is due to present a seminar on the 17th May 2017 at Hertfordshire Constabulary Police HQ to the Association of Police Lawyers, on the recent changes to Police Bail brought about by the Policing and Crime Act 2017, which…

Edwin Buckett settles High Court asbestos exposure case for widow of RAF Flight Sergeant

A significant confidential settlement was achieved today in the case of W v MOD which involved the deceased – a Flight Sergeant, who was exposed to asbestos whilst serving in the RAF between 1971 and 1993. His claim against the MOD related…

Edwin Buckett appointed Assistant Coroner for Inner London

The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP and the Chief Coroner Peter Thornton QC have approved the appointment of Edwin Buckett as an Assistant Coroner for Inner London North. Edwin will sit part-time,…

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