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News & Events: April 2018



Mark Balysz has secured the acquittal of a national waste management company

News | 30th Apr 2018

Mark Balysz has secured the acquittal of a national waste management company on charges of breaching ss.2 and 3 of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, after a two week trial at Plymouth Crown Court before HHJ Johnson. The prosecution followed the death of a skip driver after his vehicle and trailer rolled […]

Security Door: Work equipment or Workplace?

News | 20th Apr 2018

In Heeds v Chief Constable of Cleveland Police & Another [2018] EWHC 810 (QB) James Medd, instructed by Kennedys, has just successfully resisted a cross-appeal in a case which considered the application of PUWER and the Workplace Regulations to a security door and the Court of Appeal decision in Hide v Steeplechase Company (Cheltenham) Limited.

Valuable guidance on limitation for contribution claims

Articles | 18th Apr 2018

Carlo Taczalski discusses the valuable guidance on limitation for contribution claims arising from the judgment in RG Carter Building Ltd v Kier Business Services Ltd for Practical Law’s Construction Blog. To read the full publication, please click here.

Adam Taylor joins the Sport Resolutions Pro Bono Panel

News | 17th Apr 2018

We are delighted to announce that Adam Taylor has been appointed to Sport Resolutions Pro Bono Panel. Adam will be joining the Pro Bono Panel to provide advice and assistance in the following areas: Anti-doping Athlete Selection and Eligibility Athlete and Player Contracts Discipline The service provides pro bono legal advice and representation for athletes […]

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – A Judicial Review

Articles | 9th Apr 2018

Ruffell v Lovatt – HHJ Hughes QC 4 April 2018 In a recent judgment handed down by HHJ Hughes QC at Winchester County Court the issue of damages for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (“CRPS”) was considered. Shaun Ferris was instructed by Liddell & Co on behalf of the Defendant. The Claimant sought damages in excess […]

Roger ter Haar QC recognised in Who’s Who Legal as a Thought Leader for Construction

News | 4th Apr 2018

Crown Office Chambers would like to congratulate Roger Ter Haar QC for being recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a Thought Leader for Construction. “Who’s Who Legal has been researching legal markets since 1996 and now covers 35 practice areas and over 100 countries. Entry into our guides is, of itself, no easy feat, with […]


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