Deka Chambers hosts online Pupillage event

Deka Chambers hosted its online pupillage open event on 27 November 2023. We were delighted to welcome over 130 prospective applicants to hear about our application process and the work of barristers at our common law (mixed practice) set. Claire Harden-Frost, one of our Heads…

The Dekagram: 17th July 2023

This edition of the Dekagram is a globetrotting one. First, we travel to Scotland, where we immerse ourselves in the joy of both Scottish and Latin legalese. Then, we examine the Australian courts’ approach to Ward v Tesco Stores type cases, also raising the doctrine…

TUI settles claims of families caught in Tunisia terror attack

Ahead of an imminent trial to establish liability, German holiday operator TUI has agreed a settlement “without admission of liability or fault” in respect 30 Britons who were unlawfully killed during an attack in Tunisia. This tragically occurred on 26 June 2015 on a beach at…

Croydon Tram Crash

Following the inquest in the Croydon Tram crash where Andrew Ritchie QC, Giles Mooney QC and James Byrne acted for the 7 families of the deceased, the Coroner has made important Prevention of Future Death findings based on their submissions: – Automatic breaking systems to…

Croydon tram crash inquest result

The Croydon tram crash has been an incident that has gripped the country and impacted the lives of so many. Today, the jury at the inquest delivered the result of accidental death. Osbornes Law have provided a press release on this decision and provide quotes…

Croydon Tram derailment inquest commences

Andrew Ritchie QC and James Byrne instructed by Osbornes Law, and Giles Mooney QC instructed by Furley Page, between them represent all seven families of those who died in the Croydon Tram derailment in 2016 in a 12 week inquest starting on 17 May 2021. The inquest will bring…

James Byrne wins landmark Court of Appeal decision for SFO against Tom Hayes in LIBOR Prosecutions

James Byrne representing the Serious Fraud Office, won a landmark decision in the Court of Appeal establishing new guidance on how courts should approach tainted gifts during confiscation proceedings in the LIBOR prosecution of Tom Hayes.

James Byrne instructed by Northamptonshire Fire Services at Inquest regarding ammonia leak incident at Carlsberg Brewery

James Byrne has been instructed by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to represent their interest in the inquest touching on the death of David Chandler in the Carlsberg Brewery Fire.

James Byrne to provide advice to the estates and dependents of those killed in the Tunisian terrorist attacks

The estates of the deceased and those injured in the attack are currently bringing a claim against their tour operater, TUI UK Ltd.

James Byrne successfully represents Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim)

James Byrne successfully represented Mr Cook at Brighton Magistrates Court in respect of an administrative offence.

James Byrne singled out for exceptional praise by the Serious Crime Unit

Ms Bufalo has pleaded guilty to two large-scale complex criminal cases of frauds against HMRC and thefts from clients. She is due to be sentenced on 20 June. The lead investigator from the Serious Crime Unit was so impressed by the manner which James approached…

James Byrne hired by LexisNexis as their expert on spinal injuries

Congratulations to James Byrne who has recently been hired by LexisNexis as their expert on spinal injuries.

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