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Court of Appeal confirms that primary care providers who have claims resolved in their favour before the NHSLA can claim interest on damages

The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment which will have considerable significance for anyone involved with the NHS Dispute Resolution system.  The Court has confirmed for the first time that the powers of the NHSLA, which adjudicates NHS provider disputes…

9 Gough Chambers wins Personal Injury Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to announce that 9 Gough Chambers has won Personal Injury Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards.

9 Gough Chambers is ranked Band 1 for Personal Injury Law. The set is described by instructing solicitors as…

John Foy QC and James Byrne are instructed to act for current and ex-professional sports stars in a class action suit concerning brain injuries

John Foy QC and James Byrne are instructed to act for current and ex-professional sports stars in a class action suit concerning brain injuries caused by contact sports.  This landmark case continues to build momentum and garner significant press attention.

James Thacker, Jennifer Newcomb and Kyah Mufti successfully prosecute Organised Criminal Network

Between June 2018 and January 2020, the Metropolitan Police’s Serious and Organised Crime Command conducted a surveillance operation (“Operation Edge”), targeted at an Organised Criminal Network (OCN) engaged in the supply of significant quantities of class A and B controlled drugs.  Police…

Aqeel Noorali

It is with enormous sadness, tears and a heavy heart that Chambers announces the passing of our dear and beloved colleague Aqeel Noorali.

Aqeel collapsed and died suddenly at his home on 2nd November 2020.

Having joined us after completing time as…

Gaurang Naik successfully secures £2.625 million settlement for seriously injured Claimant at work

The Claimant, aged 41, was a delivery driver. The Claimant was delivering large stone slabs weighing about 350kg using a flatbed truck fitted with an A-frame upon which the slabs were loaded for delivery.

The Claimant proceeded to remove the straps which…

Webinar – 25 November: Video Surveillance in PI Claims and The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Time: 3 pm

Speakers:

Cyrus Katrak

Jennifer Oborne

Topics

Video Surveillance in PI Claims

A short talk on preparing a robust case fit to counter any video…

Grahame Aldous QC joins Inns of Court College of Advocacy panel of expert speakers for webinar on expert evidence

Grahame Aldous QC is joining an Inns of Court College of Advocacy panel of expert speakers for a webinar to discuss issues arising from expert evidence before the courts. Grahame is the editor of the ICCA Guide to the Preparation, Admission and…

Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1295: A Quick Guide

Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1295: A Quick Guide

SUMMARY:

  1. The Court departed from the Roberts and Johnstone approach, on the basis that it no longer achieves fair and reasonable compensation for the claimant…

Jennifer Newcomb appointed a Recorder sitting in Crime on the South Eastern Circuit

9 Gough Chambers is pleased to announce that Jennifer Newcomb has been appointed a Recorder sitting in Crime on the South Eastern Circuit.

The appointments will take effect from 12 October 2020.

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