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Brachial plexus birth injury and periodical payment orders (PPOs)


The importance of considering the long term implications in brachial plexus birth injury claims, and of seeking a PPO element in any award An obstetric brachial plexus birth injury (also… Read more »

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Alex Young successful in major ‘modern slavery’ case in Court of Appeal


On 4 April 2019, Alex Young represented the prosecution in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division in R v Rooney, one of the biggest modern slavery cases ever brought in… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Alex Young, Christopher Canning | | read more >

Coroner reaches neglect conclusion at inquest into death of Eileen McAdie


A coroner has found that neglect contributed to the death of Eileen McAdie following an inquest into her death in September 2016. Ms McAdie was suffering from shingles when she… Read more »

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

Gareth Weetman and Dan Bishop secure convictions in £112m drugs importation case


Five men have been found guilty for their roles in an audacious attempt to smuggle 1.4 tonnes of cocaine, worth £112,000,000, into the UK in August 2018. The jury at… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Gareth Weetman, Daniel Bishop | | read more >

Adam Clemens successfully defends Cambridgeshire Constabulary


Under his real name of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, Tommy Robinson – a Luton Town fan – sued for harassment, discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 and breaches of Articles 8, 9… Read more »

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

Leslie Keegan successful in significant birth injury case


LD V THE ROTHERHAM NHS FOUNDATION TRUST General Damages £75,000 Sheffield County Court 5th March 2019 Recorder Najib The Claimant (DOB 22nd February 1991) was almost 21 years old at… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Leslie Keegan | | read more >

Alex Young succeeds in High Court case interpreting Law Society standard terms


The High Court has given judgment for a firm of solicitors seeking unpaid fees from a former client. In doing so the Court has for the first time defined one… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Alex Young | | read more >

Can a 17 year old be subject to an interim care order?


Brendan Roche was instructed by the childrens’ guardian in a significant case on the jurisdiction of the Family Court, namely Re Q (Child: Interim Care Order: Jurisdiction) [2019] EWHC 512… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Brendan Roche | | read more >

Hong Kong Competition Law and Financial Crime Forum


We are pleased to announce that 7BR will be co-hosting a seminar with Denis Chang’s Chambers for a second time in Hong Kong. The seminar, taking place on Tuesday 26… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Collingwood Thompson, Andrew Wheeler | | read more >

7BR delighted to welcome Sarah Edwards to Chambers


7BR is delighted to welcome Sarah Edwards to Chambers. Sarah was called to the Bar in 1990 and practices in Clinical Negligence and Family Law. Sarah brings a wealth of… Read more »

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