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News & Events: May 2017



Use of surveillance evidence in personal injury claims

News | 19th May 2017

Karapetianas v Kent & Sussex Loft Conversions The High Court has found a significant discrepancy between a claimant’s presentation in covert surveillance evidence with that of the the medico-legal evidence in a personal injury claim. However the High Court declined to strike out the claim for abuse of process. Jack Ferro, comments on what lessons can […]

Crown Office Chambers Bristol Party 2017

Events | 12th May 2017

The Commercial, Construction, Insurance and Professional Liability Teams are hosting a party, at The Riverstation in Bristol, on the 15th June 2017. If you would like to attend or would like further details please click here.

Simon Antrobus speaking at the HSLA event on 17th May 2017

Events | 11th May 2017

Simon Antrobus acted for Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd the operators of Alton Towers theme park in relation to the HSE prosecution, concerning the accident on its “Smiler” rollercoaster ride which left two young girls with permanent disfigurement. Simon will talk about the difficulties (both legal and tactical) imposed upon those mitigating in the light of […]

Dawnus Construction Holdings v Marsh Life [2017] EWHC 1066 (TCC)

News | 11th May 2017

In a judgment handed down today, 11 May 2017, HHJ McKenna (sitting as a High Court Judge in the TCC in London) enforced a £1.25m adjudication award in favour of the contractor, Dawnus. Background Marsh Life had engaged Dawnus under a JCT 2011 Design & Build Contract to design and build a hotel together with […]

Crown Office Chambers London Personal Injury seminar and party – 4th July 2017

Events | 9th May 2017

We are delighted to announce that our flagship London Personal Injury seminar and annual party will take place on 4th July 2017 at the IET, Savoy Place. The seminar will take place in the afternoon and will be a mixture of main and parallel sessions covering topics including: catastrophic injury, product liability, dishonesty, industrial disease, […]

Adam Taylor wins American advocacy scholarship

News | 8th May 2017

Adam Taylor has won a scholarship to attend a 5-day advocacy course at the University of Florida, Gainesville. The scholarship is open to junior barristers of less than 7 years call, practising in civil law. It is organised between the South Eastern Circuit and the Florida Bar Association. This year’s case study involves a jury […]


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