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Failure to Remove: Where are we now?

Join us on Thursday, 9th May when leading practitioners from Deka Chambers’ Civil and Family teams will come together to provide a unique analysis of issues arising in claims against local authorities relating to the removal of children into care.

The conference…

Francesca O’Neill successful in Chehaib v Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and others [2024]

Francesca O’Neill successful in Chehaib v Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and others [2024] EWHC 2 (KB) where important guidance was given as to the methods by which an incorrectly served Claim Form can be retrospectively validated. 

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Francesca O’Neill appointed as Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

We are pleased to announce that Francesca O’Neill has been appointed as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal. Francesca is assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber.

Dekinar Recording: Scope of Duty and Retainers in Professional Negligence

In yesterday’s webinar James Holmes-Milner and Francesca O’Neill looked at some of the most recent decisions on scope, and examined the impact of the decisions in Miller v Irwin Mitchell, Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP, and Percy v Merriman…

Dekinar Recording: Annual Festive Case Law Update: Part 1

In yesterday’s webinar, Maurice Rifat, Cyrus Katrak, Roderick Abbott, Conor Kennedy and Francesca O’Neill 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 probate,…

Deka Briefing: Workplace Liabilities

Deka Chambers is a pre-eminent common law Set.  We are proud of the range of market leading expertise we offer across our different practice areas. At the heart of our ethos is celebrating those things that connect us as well as championing…

Webinar Recording: Limitation, Date of Knowledge and Section 33

In the second of their two webinars on Limitation, David Thomson and Francesca O’Neill presented the hot limitation topics in clinical negligence of Section 14 on date of knowledge and Section 33 on the Court’s right to exercise its discretion not to…

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