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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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Success in claim under the Montreal Convention

Max Melsa successfully represented the Claimant, who suffered a serious fall when embarking from Bristol Airport.

The claim was brought under Article 17 of the Montreal Convention 1999, which applies in cases where injury is sustained either on board an aircraft…

Excellent attendance for PI Webinar

Today Max Melsa Amelia Katz and Lucy Lodewyke presented a Personal Injury Webinar on Whiplash Reforms, Causation and Fundamental Dishonesty.  The tightly focussed one hour session introduced and analysed developments in:-

1. Whiplash Reforms; 
2. Causation issues; 

Max Melsa appears in Court of Appeal remotely in Re: B [2020] EWCA Civ 584

This is the second case since the Government’s “lockdown” was imposed to reach the Court of Appeal regarding the welfare of children in public law proceedings.

It sets out guidance for cases where local authorities apply to place…

9 Gough Chambers welcomes Max Melsa to Chambers

Max joined Chambers from 2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings and has a strong Common Law practice.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Max worked as a County Court Advocate. He worked with Gerard McDermott QC on several catastrophic personal injury cases which…

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