Yearly Archives: 2018


Permission for Judicial review on equalisation of women’s pensions granted by the High Court


The High Court has granted the claimants permission for judicial review in the case of Robinson and others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions CO/3174/2018. The review is… Read more »

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James Weston wins ophthalmic negligence trial


On 21 November 2018 the court handed down judgment in the matter of Carol Evans v Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust. James Weston acted for the successful Claimant, who was left… Read more »

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Gordon Aspden secures conviction in historic rape case


A man who raped a woman at knifepoint in the 1980’s has been jailed for nine years and 10 months following a successful prosecution. Benjamin Whitehead was 16 when he… Read more »

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Mukhtiar Singh featured in Counsel magazine


Mukhtiar Singh joined 7BR earlier this year and practices in Employment, Commercial and Regulatory & Professional Discipline matters. In a recent interview with Counsel Magazine, Mukhtiar gives an outline of… Read more »

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Simeon Maskrey QC successful in significant clinical negligence case on ‘scope of duty’


On Friday 23 November 2018 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Khan v MNX [2018] EWCA Civ 2609. The decision will have widespread implications for clinical negligence claims…. Read more »

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Ben Isaacs successful in banking sector bribery trial


In a rare prosecution under section 1 of the Bribery Act 2010, Ben Isaacs has secured convictions against two defendants for offering bribes to bank employees. The corrupt payments were… Read more »

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Jeffrey Jupp successfully represents NHS Trust in having interim injunction set aside


Jeffrey Jupp successfully represented an NHS Trust in having an interim injunction obtained by a consultant psychiatrist set aside. The Trust commenced disciplinary proceedings against the consultant alleging gross misconduct… Read more »

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Richard Baker represents family of Ryan Whiteman at Inquest into his death


A jury inquest has concluded that a hospital failed to properly risk-assess a room where a man hanged himself in March 2017. Ryan Whiteman, 24, was found dead in his… Read more »

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Skeleton Series 2019


Taking place in January and February 2019, the five weeks of seminars will cover a range of clinical negligence topics with talks from both medical and legal experts. Each seminar… Read more »

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Discrimination Law Association Conference – 27 November 2018


The Discrimination Law Association (DLA) is hosting its Annual Conference on Tuesday 27 November in London. The Conference is titled “Challenging Everyday Racism – Legal and Policy Initiatives” will explore… Read more »

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