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Richard Baker elected to APIL Executive Committee


7BR is delighted to announce that Richard Baker has been elected to the national executive committee of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). APIL is an organisation which campaigns… Read more »

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James Robottom appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s B Panel


7BR is delighted to announce that James Robottom has been appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s B Panel for four years. The Commission is the regulatory body responsible… Read more »

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Maryam Syed secures manslaughter convictions in county lines drug dealing feud


Following a five week trial, 23-year old Kyle Sullivan and a 16-year old male, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, have been convicted of manslaughter. Both were sentenced to… Read more »

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

William Chapman represents victims of online abuse at IICSA hearing


The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is currently conducting 10 days of hearings looking at institutional responses to child sexual abuse and exploitation facilitated by the internet. William… Read more »

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“Probably suicide, but we aren’t sure” – an unsatisfactory conclusion which inquest juries no longer need reach


Coroners’ inquests are frequently called on to consider deaths which look like suicides. In such cases, they have to determine whether to tick a box which says “suicide”. This is… Read more »

Category: News | Author: Ross Beaton, Kate Temple-Mabe | | read more >

7BR Phone Lines


Due to our ongoing refurbishment works we are currently using a temporary phone line and you may experience problems getting through to us. Please use the main switchboard number for… Read more »

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IICSA report on Peter Ball criticises Church of England


The Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA) has criticised the Church of England’s response to child sex abuse allegations in the Diocese of Chichester in its report ‘Anglican Church… Read more »

Category: News | Author: William Chapman | | read more >

David Matthew secures conviction in historic rape case


A convicted rapist has been jailed for 13 years after being convicted of raping a 15-year-old boy near Bedford in 1995. James Devlin, 55, was coming to the end of… Read more »

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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 »

Category: News | Author: Julian Matthews | | read more >

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 >

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