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Dekinar Recording: Maternity & Birth Injury Claims – Legal Update

With the announcement of the Spring Budget in March 2024 the Government has pledged to invest £35 million to boost maternity safety and improve maternity services across England, and a further £9 million to prevent avoidable brain injuries in childbirth.

NHS Resolution…

Deka Chambers celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, four of our barristers have been discussing some of the key issues that affect women at the Bar today. 

Laura Johnson KC (Call: 2001 | Silk: 2022) – Laura’s practice is focused on claims that are…

The Dekagram: 19th February 2024

Defective Service, and the mandatory provisions of CPR 11

Travel Law practitioners will be familiar with the difficulties involve with service of the claim form out of the jurisdiction, which have been exacerbated post Brexit. The issues of jurisdiction following defective service,…

Secondary Victim Claims – Where are we now?

The Supreme Court decision in Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust [2024] UKSC 1 was eagerly anticipated because of the impact it was likely to have on claims arising in a clinical setting.  What was not anticipated was that the Supreme Court…

Deka Chambers Attends University of Law Pupillage Fair Event

Barristers from Deka Chambers were delighted to attend the University of Law’s online pupillage fair on 21 November 2023. During the event, students on the Bar Course were able to meet practising barristers to ask about our various practice areas and to…

The Dekagram: 23rd October 2023

As we’ve remarked before, it’s a quirky feature of travel and cross border claims that you wait ages for, say, a decision on jurisdiction, and then three or four come along at once. This week Francesca Kolar looks at two remarkably similar…

Deka Chambers attends Pupillage Fair

Deka Chambers was delighted to attend the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair on Saturday 14 October 2023.

We met a large number of potential applicants, who we hope were interested to learn about the multiple areas of practice we offer to pupils and…

The Dekagram: 22nd May 2023

This week the team was aghast to read an extremely surprising judgment interpreting Regulation (EU) No.261/2004 (‘the Denied Boarding Regulation’). No, not the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the pilot death cases (discussed below) – but…

Supervision Orders: Recommendations to Achieve Best Practice by the Public Law Working Group

The Public Law Working Group’s supervision order sub-group was established to consider how supervision orders could be made more robust and effective. Their final report was published in April 2023. A variety of professionals with considerable experience in child protection and family…

Crime Briefing – February 2023

Welcome to the first edition of the Crime Briefing which focuses on the topical area of protest law and legislative changes as a result of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022, with articles from Francesca Kolar and Madeleine Miller.


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