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Harry Lambert appeared for the successful Claimants in landmark High Court human trafficking action

News | 8th Apr 2019

Mr Justice Lane today handed down judgment in favour of the Claimants in their ground-breaking civil action for damages as a result of human trafficking. The judgment concludes that company directors Darrell Houghton and his partner, Jackie Judge, are personally liable for the alleged contractual and related statutory breaches of their company, DJ Houghton Catching […]

Crown Office Chambers feature in three of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019

News | 18th Jan 2019

The Lawyer published its Top 20 cases for 2019 on the 14th January. 7 Crown Office Chambers members are mentioned in 3 of the highlighted cases: Goldscheider V Royal Opera House (Court of Appeal, week commencing 18 March) The Royal Opera House launched an appeal against violist Chris Goldscheider that will reach court in March […]

Whirlpool Fire Inquest: Coroner Lewis issues Regulation 28 Report to Prevent Future Deaths

News | 4th Dec 2017

Assistant Coroner David Lewis today handed down a Regulation 28 report calling for Whirlpool to take action to prevent future deaths. He described some of Whirlpool’s evidence as “defensive and dismissive” and regretted that he “did not emerge from the hearing confident that Whirlpool’s risk assessment processes have fully identified or appreciated the extent of […]

Inquest finds Whirlpool tumble dryer is the cause of fatal fire

News | 5th Sep 2017

Assistant Coroner David Lewis today handed down his verdict in the inquest touching upon the deaths of Bernard Hender and Doug McTavish. Giving a narrative conclusion he held that: “On the balance of probabilities the fire was caused by an electrical fault in the tumble dryer in the laundry room of the flat… The other […]

Harry Lambert settles landmark claim for victims of human trafficking

News | 21st Dec 2016

We are pleased to announce that six victims of human trafficking  have received substantial compensation in the first ever High Court action against a British company in relation to modern slavery. Harry appeared for the Claimants led by John Hendy QC and instructed by Shanta Martin, partner at Leigh Day. The Claimants allege that Kent-based […]

Harry Lambert acts successfully in landmark claim for victims of human trafficking

News | 10th Jun 2016

Mr Justice Supperstone today handed down judgment granting the Claimants summary judgment on key aspects of their groundbreaking civil action for damages as a result of human trafficking. Harry appeared for the Claimants, led by John Hendy QC and instructed by Messrs Leigh Day. Harry has a particular interest in the emerging field of civil […]


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