Personal Injury

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Personal Injury
23/06/2022

Benjamin Clayton successfully obtained an award of damages for a prisoner injured in an assault by prison officers

Benjamin Clayton has successfully obtained an award of damages for a prisoner injured in an assault by prison officers. The claim involved the use of control and restraint procedures utilised by prison officers, after the prisoner refused to comply...

Personal Injury
09/05/2022

Tenancy Vacancies – Personal Injury

Vacancies now filled GROW WITH ST PHILIPS CHAMBERS At St Philips, we are renowned for attracting and nurturing some of the finest talent at the Bar and we are looking to add to our Personal Injury Group by seeking tenancy applications from barristers...

Personal Injury
06/01/2022

Has the establishment of the Cervical Check Tribunal in Ireland restored loss of trust?

Barrister Sharon Hughes discusses news from Ireland relating to the Cervical Check Tribunal whose Supreme Court analysed leading English case law on negligence. Has the establishment of the Cervical Check Tribunal in Ireland restored the loss of...

Personal Injury
23/07/2021

Remote Access Trials – The Witness Perspective

I attended a small claims track road traffic accident hearing a couple of months ago.  The hearing took place remotely via MS Teams. I found however that I was surprisingly nervous when waiting to connect.  The reason was that I was a third -party...

Personal Injury
13/07/2021

St Philips Personal Injury team in collaboration with Birmingham Medical Institute online training via zoom

Friday 16 July 2021 Time:- 2.00 PM “MOCK TRIAL ON AN ASSAULT IN A MENTAL HEALTH ENVIRONMENT” Please click here to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bmi-section-of-psychiatry-meeting-in-collaboration-with-the-bmls-tickets-159162586581

Personal Injury
04/06/2021

Individuals and the court process: Proposed changes to CPR 45 in light of recent amendments to the overriding objective

Benjamin Clayton discusses proposed amendments to CPR 45, in the context of the recent update pertaining to vulnerable witnesses.  Such changes not only take greater account of individual differences, but also put to bed long standing arguments...

Personal Injury
13/05/2021

Part 36 Offers : Children and Protected Parties Wormald -v- Ahmed [2021] EWHC 973 (QB)

In claims concerning a child or a protected party, acceptance of a Part 36 offer is subject to the approval process under Part 21. Consequently, the accepted Part 36 offer is not deemed binding until the court approves the same. What would happen if...

Personal Injury
14/04/2021

St Philips Chambers are delighted to announce that Sarah Platts has joined their Personal Injury Team as a tenant

Sarah is an experienced County Court advocate who now specialises in personal injury having enjoyed a varied common law background in her previous career to date. With a mixed claimant and defendant practice Sarah is looking forward to further...