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Edwin Buckett wins permission from the Court of Appeal to challenge a judgment where deceit is admitted in earlier proceedings

On the 30th January 2015, a reserved judgment of a three Judge Court of Appeal granted the Appellant, in Bishop-v-Chhokar, the right to appeal an order where the Respondent subsequently admitted lying when giving evidence in earlier civil proceedings. The lies came…

Giles Mooney secures settlement from Barclays Bank in diamond sale case

Giles Mooney successfully represented the Claimant, a Hatton Garden jeweller, in a claim for damages against Barclays Bank.

The claim arose from a transaction between the Claimant and a customer who approached the Claimant wishing to buy over £250,000 worth of diamonds….

Vince Williams reviews the Supreme Court decision in claim for negligence against South Wales Police by Joanna Michael’s family

Michael & Other v Chief Constable for South Wales & Ano. [2015] SC2 represents the most recent attempt to overcome the not inconsiderable hurdles facing any claimant seeking to bring a claim founded in negligence against the police.

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Giles Eyre and Stuart McKechnie to speak at the Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Faculty of Pain Study Day

Giles Eyre and Stuart Mckechnie are delighted to be speaking at this year’s Faculty of Pain (FPM) Study Day taking place on Friday 5 June at the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Tickets are on sale now and the event is expected to…

Tom Goodhead acts in Welsh NHS Inquest

Tom Goodhead has succeeded in securing an Article 2, ECHR Inquest for a Cardiff family following the death of their 93 year old mother in the care of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board in January 2014.

On Friday 22nd January,…

Giles Mooney exposes a dishonest Claimant at Trial

Giles Mooney represented the Defendant at trial in the case of Head v Svitzer Marine. The claim had originally been pleaded in the region of £700,000 but had reduced as proceedings had continued and medical evidence developed. Never the less the claim…

Tom Little on the prosecution team in the Ayesha Ali murder trial

Kiki Muddar, 43, and Polly Chowdhury, 35, are accused of murdering Ayesha Ali on 29 August 2013 after her body was found in her bedroom in a block of flats in Chadwell Heath, London.  The cause of death was a head injury…

Shahram Sharghy secures successful breach of duty verdict against English Heritage

Shahram has successfully represented a severely brain damaged client in his claim against English Heritage as occupiers of an ancient castle in a case heard this week.

The claimant Mr Taylor was visiting Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight with his…

Tom Restall appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown (C Panel)

9 Gough Chambers is pleased to announce that Tom Restall has been appointed by the Attorney General to the C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown from March 2015.

Panel counsel undertake civil work on behalf of all government departments. Competition…

Inquest rules that significant failings by William Hill and Acean Builders caused the death of Jacob Marx

The inquest into the death of Jacob Marx has ruled that significant failures in communication and project management by William Hill and Acean Builders caused the 27 year old lawyer’s death in January 2013.  Mr Marx was killed as he walked along…

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