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Nadia Whittaker successfully defends Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust against allegations that its Consultant Podiatric Surgeon was negligent and failed to obtain informed consent for revision bunion surgery

News | 20th Jun 2019

Nadia Whittaker instructed by Charlotte Kistell-Gough and Keith Blundred of DAC Beachcroft LLP successfully defends on liability a claim with an agreed value of £870,000 concerning alleged negligence in respect of a Keller’s Arthroscopy undertaken in 2010. The Claimant was represented by Richard Baker. The Claimant developed a bunion on her left big toe. In […]

Pembroke refinery explosion sentence delivered

News | 6th Jun 2019

Valero Energy UK Ltd (formerly known as Chevron Ltd) have been fined by Mr Justice Lewis at Swansea Crown Court £5 million and made to pay £1 million costs in relation to the explosion at the Pembroke oil refinery in June 2011 which tragically left four contractors dead and one very badly burned. Simon Antrobus […]

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea defend long running subsidence claim

News | 23rd May 2019

Following a long running and bitter dispute that lasted almost 12 years and following a 5-day trial heard in November 2018 and March 2019, HHJ Bailey dismissed the claim against the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (“RBKC”) for subsidence due to the effect of tree roots. The Claimants are the freehold owners of a […]

Ministry of Defence will not appeal Inglis v MOD

News | 22nd May 2019

Ministry of Defence will not appeal Inglis v MOD [2019] EWHC 1153 (QB) 22 May 2019 On 8 May 2019 we reported how a former Royal Marine represented by Robert O’Leary had been awarded damages of £545,766 for noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus suffered as a result of noise exposure during his military career. […]

Sandesh Singh secures acquittal in disciplinary proceedings

News | 16th May 2019

Sandesh was instructed by the Association of Optometrists (the leading defence organisation for optometrists in the UK) to represent Mr. S before his regulatory body. The regulator alleged that Mr. S had acted dishonestly over almost two decades by providing clinical interventions to patients which he knew were not required. It was alleged that Mr. […]

Success for Crown Office Chambers

News | 15th May 2019

Judgment was handed down on Tuesday 14th May, in the case of Barry Frederick Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (1) & East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (2) & Dr Pankaj Tanna (3) [2019] EWHC 1201 (QB).  The trial was heard over 6 days in the RCJ in March 2019 before Anne […]

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