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Julie Duane

Claims for £85,000 in damages are struck out with an order made as to costs

Summary In a recent Open Preliminary Hearing against a public sector organisation, the Claimant’s claims for constructive unfair dismissal, breach of contract, harassment and an alleged failure to comply with Section1 of the Employment Rights Act...

Ali Tabari
Business & Property

Ali Tabari successfully defends in £35m breach of duty trial in the Rolls Building

Ali Tabari successfully defended two former directors of the Hospital Medical Group in a £35m claim brought after the collapse of a high profile healthcare provider which had been involved in the PIP breast implants scandal, and which had undergone...

Tamsin Sandiford

Dismissal may be unfair if furlough was not considered as an alternative

In the recent EAT case of Lovingangels Care Ltd v Mrs B Mhindurwa, the Claimant was employed as a live-in carer for “HR”, a client of the Respondent. HR went into hospital in February 2020 before moving to a care home, so the Claimant was no...

Scales of Justice
Business & Property

Breakfast Seminar Series: Conflict of Laws

Please join us for a series of three breakfast seminars over the summer that will see Raghav Trivedi delve into the fascinating realm of Conflict of Laws. In today’s globalised world, legal disputes often transcend national boundaries,...

Elizabeth Hodgetts

Elizabeth Hodgetts acted on behalf of the successful respondent in Spencer v Unison Leicestershire Healthcare Branch

“Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised or a little mistaken” (Jane Austen). “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything”...

Kevin Hegarty KC & Ben Williams

Successful murder conviction in trial prosecuted by Kevin Hegarty KC & Ben Williams

The Defendant had driven his car into a crowd of young adults on the pavement outside a takeaway in Oswestry. The Crown’s case was that he had done so deliberately in an effort to seriously injure someone in the group. He hit and killed a young...

Wellbeing at the Bar Certification
General News

Wellbeing at the Bar Certification Re-awarded

We are delighted to confirm that our Wellbeing at the Bar Certificate of Recognition has been re-awarded by the Bar Council. After a rigorous review process which not only focussed on the policies and strategies that Chambers has in place to ensure...

John Aldis
Business & Property

Banks & the MCA: a significant reconciliation?

In Baker v Hewston [2023] EWHC 1145 (Ch), HHJ Tindal makes some potentially significant comments on the relationship between Banks v Goodfellow and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (“MCA”). Real doubts were raised about the testator’s...