Yearly Archives: 2018

James Macdonald secures double murder conviction following road rage incident

Brothers Roman and Sero Hemmings were convicted of murdering Ashley Johnson on 19 December following a trial at Leicester Crown Court. The brothers were driving in Leicester on 24 February… Read more »

Category: News | Author: James Macdonald | | read more >

Adam Walker succeeds in clinical negligence claim arising out of surgery for sagittal synostosis

On 19 December 2018, judgment was handed down in this clinical negligence claim arising out of the surgical management of an 8-month old child born with sagittal synostosis. The Claimant… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Adam Walker | | read more >

Adam Korn secures six-figure product liability settlement

A family from Derbyshire has been awarded a six-figure settlement following a house fire that left them homeless over Christmas in 2017. Jessica Watts purchased a new Bush washing machine… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Adam Korn | | read more >

Court of Appeal takes a restricted view of Litigation privilege in the context of settlement discussions

Following from its decision in SFO v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation [2018] EWCA Civ 2006 that litigation privilege applied to documents concerned with the settlement or avoidance of litigation the… Read more »

Category: News | Author: David O'Mahony | | read more >

Maryam Syed secures rape conviction at Luton Crown Court

Anderson Cosma, 25, was convicted of rape at Luton Crown Court following a successful prosecution by Maryam Syed. Mr Cosma was also convicted of stalking and sexually assaulting another woman…. Read more »

Category: News | Author: Maryam Syed | | read more >

Coroner finds neglect contributed to PC Sharon Houfe’s death

A corner has ruled that gross failures amounting to neglect on the part of a mental health nurse working for the Humber Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust contributed PC Sharon Houfe’s… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Richard Baker | | read more >

Inquest concludes prison failings contributed to vulnerable man’s death

A jury inquest has concluded that “failure to provide adequate staff” contributed to a prisoner’s suicide in June 2017. Lee Parish, 40, had a history of depression and had been… Read more »

Category: News | Author: James Robottom | | read more >

AC v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Derek Sweeting QC and Deirdre Goodwin acted on behalf of AC, a 10 year old boy, the second of dichorionic and diamniotic twins. His brother was born without complication and… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Derek Sweeting, Deirdre Goodwin | | read more >

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 & Others v Secretary of State for Work & 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 »

Category: News | Author: James Weston | | read more >


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