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News & Events: May 2012



James Ageros joins Chambers

News | 31st May 2012

We are delighted to announce that James Ageros has joined Chambers, from 2 Bedford Row. James, who was nominated for Health and Safety Junior of the Year at the 2011 Chambers & Partners awards, is undoubtedly one of the foremost practitioners in the field of health and safety. He has enormous experience of both prosecuting and […]

Ted Baker v AXA Insurance [2012] EWHC 1406 (Comm)

News | 29th May 2012

Eder J handed down judgment on 25 May 2012 in this £4m insurance claim arising out of the theft of stock by an employee. The main issue was whether employee theft was covered by the AXA policy, which had been intended to replicate the cover provided by a previous insurer (which AXA contended did not […]

Success in the CA for Mo Haque and compulsory mediation for CA claims under £100,000

News | 18th May 2012

On 17 May 2012 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Ali Ghaith v Indesit Co UK Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 642, allowing the Claimant’s appeal against the decision of HHJ Cowell dismissing his claim against his employer for injuring his back whilst stock-taking. The claim was based on breach of Regulation 4 of the Manual […]

Isabel Hitching elected to the SCL committee

News | 17th May 2012

Crown Office Chambers congratulates Isabel Hitching on her election to the committee of the Society of Construction Law. For more details of the SCL please click here.

Edenwest Ltd v CMS Cameron McKenna [2012] EWHC 1258 (Ch)

News | 17th May 2012

On 14th May 2012, Hildyard J handed down judgment granting CMS Cameron McKenna summary judgment on the claim brought by Edenwest on the basis that solicitors advising the receivers of a company in administrative receivership owe no duty of care to the company in respect of that advice either in contract or tort. Michael Harvey QC […]


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