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Dekinar Recording: Annual Festive Case Law Update: Part 2

In this week’s webinar, Esther Pounder, Andrew Spencer, Ed Lamb, John Schmitt and Amelia Katz took attendees on a whistlestop tour of key cases of 2022.

They looked at the most interesting and significant cases of the year in the areas of…

A & Anor v B & Anor [2022] EWHC 2962 (Fam) (23 November 2022) 

Edward Lamb, instructed by Amy Rowe of Dawson Cornwell acted for the adopters in this case involving a Hague Convention adoption from an Asian country into the UK. Judd J identifies that these cases are complex and require specialist legal advice on…

AB v BB [2022] EWHC 1965 (Fam) DHCJ David Lock QC

Edward Lamb, instructed by Georgina Emmerson of Ellis Jones Solicitors, successfully defended an application by the mother AB (“the Mother”) under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 for the summary return of EF to Cyprus, where the Mother claimed the child…

Edward Lamb appears in London Borough of Hackney v P & Ors [2022] EWHC 1981 (Fam)

Edward Lamb appears in an important case concerning the scope of the 1996 Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility: London Borough of Hackney v P & Ors [2022] EWHC 1981 (Fam).

Mr Justice…

Members of 9 Gough Chambers deliver a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar

On 23rd of June, Members of 9 Gough Chambers held a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar.

The topics that were discussed during this seminar were:

Capacity to litigate: traps, tips and tricks – Simon BrindleTo Ogden 8 and beyond (or not)…

Edward Lamb secures a maximum award under the 2008 Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for an injured appellant

DJ v. CICA (First Tier Tribunal), 15 June 2022

Appearing in the First Tier Tribunal on appeal of a decision of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, Edward Lamb secured the maximum award of £500,000 for a catastrophically injured appellant.

The appellant,…

Ed Lamb and Jake Richards deliver training on contemporary topics in complex private law children cases

On 11th of May, Ed Lamb and Jake Richards delivered training on contemporary topics in complex private law children cases to Osbornes Law.

Jake Richards discussed recent updates in fact-finding and practical tips on running complex fact findings in private children cases.

Edward Lamb published in leading legal publications

Edward Lamb has recently had 2 articles published in leading legal publications:

In the recent April 2022 edition of the Journal of Personal Injury Law, Edward discusses issues relating to capacity in injury litigation. The article can be found

Edward Lamb secures an emphatic victory in an appeal against the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority’s refusal to award an appellant compensation on the basis of an outstanding civil Judgment for damages

The CICA had refused the appellant an award on the basis that it took into account, pursuant to paragraph 85 of the 2012 Scheme, a High Court Judgment in the sum of £1,875,112.84 against the perpetrator of an horrific crime of…

Edward Lamb succeeds in obtaining permission to appeal a case involving bankruptcy-related proceeding

At an oral renewal hearing on 20 January 2022, Edward Lamb was successful in obtaining permission to appeal (Chancery Division sitting in Birmingham) in a case involving bankruptcy-related proceedings.

The grounds of appeal challenged the petitioner’s capacity to issue a statutory demand…

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