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Legal 500 Bar Awards – Shortlisted

Chambers is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in 5 categories at the Legal 500 Bar Awards. Chambers, Members of Chambers, and our Director of Clerking have all received nominations.

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Personal injury set of the year
Personal injury junior…

The Estate of Brian McAlister (by Angela Suttle, executrix) v. J D Wetherspoon Plc (2022)

Johnathan Payne has been engaged to represent J D Wetherspoon PLC in a claim brought against them by the family of a man who unfortunately sustained serious injury in the Queen of Iceni in Norwich. The case has been extensively reported in…

RH v. (1) Optimum Technical Services (2) SP Power Systems (2022)

Johnathan Payne successfully defended Optimum Technical Services following a 5-day trial on liability in Liverpool County Court.  The claim was heard by William Waldron QC. 

RH brought a claim against his employer (Optimum) and SP Power Systems (the electrical statutory provider) in…

Members of 9 Gough Chambers deliver a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar

On 23rd of June, Members of 9 Gough Chambers held a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar.

The topics that were discussed during this seminar were:

– Capacity to litigate: traps, tips and tricks…

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.

Following…

Members of 9 Gough Chambers deliver in-house seminars to Leigh Day Solicitors on inquests and fatal accidents claims

On 4 and 16 March 2022, members of 9 Gough Chambers delivered in-house lunchtime seminars to Leigh Day Solicitors on inquests and fatal accidents claims.

John Schmitt, William Dean, Christopher Stephenson, Cyrus Katrak, Laura Elfield and Abigail Stamp spoke on bringing claims…

Stuart McKechnie QC and Helen Pooley settle birth brain injury claim for capital equivalent of just under £33.2 million

Stuart McKechnie QC and Helen Pooley have settled a long running birth brain injury claim for £11.8 million plus PPOs of £315,000 rising to £345,000 across the Claimant’s lifetime. This case was viewed by all of experts involved as uniquely complex, with…

NICE publish important new Guidelines dealing with rehabilitation after traumatic injury

On the 18 January 2022, the first NICE Guidelines on Rehabilitation After Traumatic Injury were published. The Guidelines provide valuable guidance and support for specialist rehabilitation following major trauma, highlighting best practice in this field.

The Guidelines address complex rehabilitation needs after…

Johnathan Payne secures a six-figure settlement on an Admiralty claim

Settlement has been reached on an Admiralty claim destined for a 4-day High Court trial In February.  The claim covered all aspects of maritime claims from service in the Cayman Islands to the status of the jack-up oil rig the claimant was…

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.

Members of APIL are able to access the articles here:

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