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News & Events: July 2018



Malcolm Galloway secured a ‘low culpability’ sentence for Northumbrian Water Ltd

News | 24th Jul 2018

Malcolm Galloway secured a ‘low culpability’ sentence for Northumbrian Water Ltd (NWL) in a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency. NWL had previously pleaded guilty to one offence under Regulation 12(1)(b) & 38(1)(a) Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) Regulations 2016 in relation to effluent discharged from its Sewage Treatment Works (STW) at Broomley, Northumberland. NWL […]

X Children v Minister for Health & Social Services #2

News | 16th Jul 2018

David Platt QC has been retained as advisory counsel for child abuse victims in Jersey who are suing the Minister for Health & Social Services for £238 million. He is assisting Advocate David Benest of BCR Legal in X Children v the Minister for Health. The trial is scheduled to last some 8 weeks and […]

Finding of fundamental dishonesty in catastrophic PTSD claim

Articles | 9th Jul 2018

On 2nd July 2018 HHJ Coe QC dismissed this £850,000 quantum-only personal injury claim, finding that the claimant, a film director, was guilty of fundamental dishonesty, and was caught by s.57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015. The claimant argued that on the back of minor physical injury cause by an RTA, he […]


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