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23rd Apr 2018
Tom Carter Appears in the Court of Appeal

Tom Carter appears in the Court of Appeal re: Williams -v- Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial St...

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4th Apr 2018
New Member of Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Damian Powell has accepted an invitation to join Chambers. Damian was called in 2003 and his practice incorporates all aspects of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. He is...

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28th Feb 2018
Asbestos Update & Briefing Note - Bussey -v- Anglia Heating

Please click here to view Philip Turton's Asbestos Update & Briefing Note on the Court of Appeal Decision in Bussey -v- Anglia Heating ...

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7th Feb 2018
Fixed Advocate's Costs in Pre-Action Disclosure Applications: Are They Always Recoverable

An article considering the fixed costs to which the Claimant is entitled on a pre-action disclosure (PAD) application where the Defendant consents to the disclosure sought and also accepts that it must pay the Claimant’s costs (i.e. where there is no need for any advocacy). Is the Claimant ...

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26th Jan 2018
Briefing Note - Asbestos Litigation

Following his appearance in the High Court case of Heynike -v- Birlec Limited and others, heard before His Honour Judge Curran QC (judgment reserved), Philip Turton looks at Section 63 of the Factories Act 1961 and asks whether it continues to apply after the coming into force of the Asb...

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8th Dec 2017
Contempt of Court Proceedings in the High Court

Ed represents Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council in contempt of court proceedings in the High Court (Sheffield District Registry). The matter concerned a man who fraudulently claimed compensation alleging he had injured his knee in the street when in fact he had injured it playing football. T...

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5th Dec 2017
Christmas 2017 Opening Hours

Our Christmas and New Year opening hours are as follows:   Friday 22nd December - Chambers closes at 2:00pm Monday 25th December – Closed Tuesday 26th...

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29th Nov 2017
Successful Defence in long running Nuisance Dispute Case

John has successfully acted for the Defendants in a long running nuisance dispute involving allegations of tree root ingress and damage to boundary structures. The case involved complex arguments on causation, whether the alleged nuisance was adopted/continued and included extensive evidence from...

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24th Nov 2017
Ropewalk Wins Barristers' Chambers of the Year 2016

We are delighted to announce that we have won Barristers' Chambers of the Year at the Proclaim Eclipse Personal Injury Awards 2016. The awards were held at The Grange St Paul's in London on 24th November 2016. For a full list of winners please click ...

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24th Nov 2017
Jayne Adams Wins Sole Trader of the Year Award 2016

We are delighted to announce that Jayne Adams QC has won Sole Trader of the Year at the Nottingham Post Women in Business Awards 2016. The ceremony took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nottingham on 23rd November 2016. Jayne is pictured with Virtual Runner Managing Director, Susan Wheatcroft....

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