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Adam Taylor represents the family in Maxwell Bates-Spiers inquest

News | 9th Jan 2019

Adam Taylor represented Vanessa Bates, the mother of the deceased conspiracy theorist Maxwell Bates (formerly Bates-Spiers), at a 3-day inquest into his death in Poland on 16 July 2016. The inquest was held this week at Sandwich from 7th to 9th January 2019 before Coroner Sutton-Mattocks. Adam has acted for the family on a pro bono basis […]

David Sears QC and Crispin Winser to speak to the SCL in Manchester

News | 9th Jan 2019

David Sears QC and Crispin Winser will be speaking to the Society of Construction Law on “When insolvency trumps rough justice: injunctions and stays of execution of adjudication proceedings”. This event is being held on Wednesday 16th January 2019 at 6:00pm at Friends Meeting House, Room F13, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS For further details and to register your […]

Helen Pagett successfully defends NHS Commissioning Board

News | 10th Dec 2018

Helen Pagett has successfully defended the NHS Commissioning Board following a clinical negligence trial at Manchester County Court last week. The claim arose out of an alleged failure by a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to diagnose prosthetic loosening in a knee replacement and recommend revision surgery. Following a 2 day trial, HHJ Evans handed down judgment […]

Technical Issues

News | 6th Dec 2018

Please be aware chambers email system is currently down. If you have sent an urgent email recently, please telephone the relevant clerk.

Legal 500 UK Awards 2019

News | 4th Dec 2018

Crown Office Chambers is pleased to announce they have been shortlisted for the Legal 500 2019 UK Awards in the following areas: Silk of the year – Andrew Rigney QC – Construction & Energy Junior of the year – Andrew Davis – Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence To view all nominations for the awards, please click here.

Mark Balysz has secured the acquittal of a firefighter

News | 19th Nov 2018

Mark Balysz has secured the acquittal of a firefighter after a two week trial in the Crown Court at St Albans. The firefighter faced an indictment alleging causing death by dangerous driving and by careless driving in the alternative. The fire appliance he was driving had rolled at speed on a roundabout on the way […]

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