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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.


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.


A salutary reminder of Part 36 cost consequences – MRA v The Education Fellowship Limited [2022] EWHC 1069 (QB)

The Claimant, with ASD and ADHD diagnoses, claimed for damages for historic child abuse by a teacher employed by the Defendant. The teacher was prosecuted and sentenced to prison.

The judgment concerns the cost consequences following from the Claimant’s acceptance of a…

Tim Parker appointed Queen’s Counsel

9 Gough Chambers is delighted to announce that Tim Parker has been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2021 competition.

Called in 1995, Tim leads the family team within chambers where Legal 500 described him as “the set’s foremost leading family junior”.


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,…

EU Settlement Scheme for children in care – What next?

The EU Settlement Scheme application process closes today. Following a report by The Children’s Society that less than 40% had made applications to the EUSS, there is a concern that the status of many children in care may not have been settled….

Webinar – 14 May 2020: Secure Accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty under the inherent jurisdiction

9 Gough Chambers Family Law Webinar – Secure Accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty under the inherent jurisdiction.

Date: 14 May 2020
2 pm


Kate Lamont, Barrister

Thomas Jones, Barrister

9 Gough Chambers Family Law Team Shortlisted for the 2018 Family Law Chambers of the Year

We are pleased to announce that 9 Gough Chambers’s Family Law Team have been shortlisted for the 2018 Family Law Chambers of the year.

We would like to thank all those that have nominated us and we are grateful to the judging…

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