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Catherine Foster successful before Court of Appeal

News | 5th Feb 2018

Adrian Bowe v Mersey Rewinds Engineering Ltd & 2 Others [2018] EWCA Civ 72 Facts The claimant worked for the defendants at differing periods between 1985 to the date of trial, largely in the same or very similar capacity, alleged to be in the role of armature winder and fitter. The extent of fitting work and […]

Haxton v Philips Electronics: Court of Appeal allows novel head of damages

News | 24th Feb 2014

Haxton v Philips Electronics [2014] EWCA Civ 4 Catherine Foster represented the Defendant in this appeal where the Court of Appeal allowed a novel head of damage where a Claimant who was pursuing a claim as a dependent under the FAA and Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934 was herself diagnosed with mesothelioma arising from the […]

Chambers 100 UK Bar Shortlisting

News | 16th Sep 2013

Crown Office Chambers would like to extend congratulations to the following members for their Chambers 100 UK Bar shortlisting. Christopher Purchas QC Roger ter Harr QC Andrew Bartlett QC Andrew Rigney QC Catherine Foster Alexander Antelme James Maxwell-Scott Simon Antrobus Dominic Kay Ben Quiney Daniel Shapiro For more information, please contact our clerks.

Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2012

News | 11th Sep 2012

We are delighted to announce that Crown Office Chambers has been nominated for the following awards: Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury – Set of the Year Health & Safety – Set of the Year Construction – Silk of the Year: Roger ter Haar QC Health & Safety – Junior of the Year: Simon Antrobus International […]

Catherine Foster represents a Claimant injured in a climbing wall accident

News | 22nd Mar 2012

A company that operated an indoor rock-climbing centre was held liable for injuries sustained by the Claimant who jumped down from a bouldering wall and injured her ankle as she had had not been given appropriate instructions on how to descend the wall. The Judge considered a number of issues including the nature and scope […]

Catherine Foster & Nadia Whittaker represent the ‘Atomic Veterans’ in the Supreme Court

News | 2nd Mar 2012

AB & Others v Ministry of Defence [2012] UKSC 9, on appeal from [2010] EWCA Civ 1317. The ‘Atomic Veterans’, represented by Catherine Foster and Nadia Whittaker received a landmark judgment of the Supreme Court on 14th March 2012, in which the Court considered the correct approach to ‘knowledge’ for the purpose of section 14 of […]

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