Personal Injury News

26th Nov 2021
Patrick Limb QC and Andrew Lyons Appear This Week in the Court of Appeal in Chell v Tarmac

Patrick Limb QC and Andrew Lyons appeared this week in the Court of Appeal in Chell v Tarmac. The claimant/appellant, represented by Theo Huckle QC and Philip du Berry contended that Tarmac should be vicariously liable for the action of their employee; and that Tarmac should have...

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21st Oct 2021
Ropewalk Chambers Ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2022

We are delighted to be ranked in both 'Personal Injury' and 'Personal Injury: Industrial Disease' in the Chambers and Partners 2022 rankings. As well as this we have 24 individually ranked barristers spanning across personal injury, ...

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30th Sep 2021
Ropewalk Chambers Achieves Top Tier Recognition in the 2022 Edition of Legal 500

It has been another fantastic year for Ropewalk Chambers in the Legal 500 UK 2022 rankings. We continue to demonstrate our position as market-leaders in multiple areas of law by ranking as a 'Top Tier' set in multiple areas. ...

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2nd Mar 2021
Georgina Crawford Wins in the High Court

The case of Ford v Seymour-Williams [2021] EWHC 312 (QB) threw up an Animals Act 1971 argument unprecedented at High Court or Appellate level, and as such has attracted media attention with The Times, The Telegraph, the Daily Mail and Horse and Hound covering t...

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5th Jan 2021
Jayne Adams QC Appointed a Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn

We are delighted to announce that Jayne Adams QC has been appointed a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn.  Jayne’s appointment marks a recognition of her contribution to the law and her commitment to inclusio...

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18th Dec 2020
Appeal by Claimant's Former Solicitor Dismissed Following the Discontinuation of a Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Case

Nikhil Arora recently successfully acted for the one of the defendants at an appeal in the case of Hunt v Annolight Ltd, unreported. On 18 December 2020, Mr Justice Saini sitting in Birmingham, dismissed an ap...

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1st Oct 2020
Ropewalk Chambers Achieves Top Tier Recognition in the 2021 Edition of Legal 500

It has been a superb year for Ropewalk Chambers in the Legal 500 UK 2021 rankings. We continue to demonstrate our position as market-leaders in multiple areas of law by ranking as a 'Top Tier' set in multiple areas.  ...

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29th Nov 2019
Unanimous Decision in Mackenzie -v- Alcoa Manufacturing (GB) Limited

Patrick Limb QC & Gareth McAloon secure unanimous decision in the Court of Appeal for the Appellant in Mackenzie -v- Alcoa Manufacturing (GB) Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 2110. The Court of Appeal has this morning handed down judgment in this significant decision on a NIHL claim in which t...

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4th Apr 2019
Tom Carter's Court of Appeal Case Identified as one of the 6 Most Important Procedural Cases in 2018

In the foreword to the 2019 edition of the White Book, the Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Vos has identified the six most important procedural cases from the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court in 2018. Tom Carter...

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14th Mar 2019
Edward James Successfully Settles at JSM in PTSD Claim

Edward James recently acted for a claimant in a severe PTSD claim emanating from an underground gas explosion at the Maltby Colliery. The claimant's emergency life preserver failed to activate and subsequently burst into flames wh...

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