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A change in the PI landscape: the Supreme Court’s decision in TUI v Griffiths [2023] UKSC 48

Today, the Supreme Court handed down their judgment in the long-running case of Griffiths, in which Mr Griffiths was somewhat unsurprisingly victorious. This is a judgment that is not only of importance to travel lawyers, but to all those working across the…

Dekinar Recording: Evidence – Witness and Expert

In yesterday’s webinar, Esther Pounder and John Schmitt considered both witness and expert evidence, covering the following points.

Witness statements – dos and don’ts.

Part 32 requirements and problems that may arise.

Vulnerable witnesses – what can be done to assist?


When is a settlement not a settlement?

The application of contractual principles to settlement offers

What can temper the gratification of finally settling a case? Perhaps only the realisation that the settlement terms are not what you thought they were. Two examples of mistakes being made in the settlement…

Deka Chambers Top Ranked in Chambers UK Bar

We are delighted to announce that Deka Chambers is recognized as a top set in five practice areas and secured 88 barrister rankings across a total of 14 practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2024.

Dekinar Recording: Fundamental Dishonesty and Credit Hire – An Update

In yesterday’s webinar, Roger André and Roderick Abbott looked at recent developments in personal injury / insurance fraud and credit hire claims.

Using case examples, they provided an update on fundamental dishonesty claims and the issues that commonly occur in credit hire…

Ward v Tesco Stores revisited

Ward v Tesco Stores (1976) 1 WLR 810 is regarded by many personal injury practitioners as an effective forensic weapon, allowing claimants to throw a burden of proof onto the Defendant which might otherwise represent an insurmountable obstacle to the claim.


Deka Chambers Top Ranked in Legal 500 2024

We’re proud to have retained our top tier set ranking in the new edition of the Legal 500, with 118 barrister rankings across 14 practice areas.

Deka Chambers celebrates its 1st anniversary

Today, 3rd October, marks a year since Deka Chambers formed, creating one of the biggest common law sets in the country.

Over the past 12 months Deka has proved itself as a leading national and international Set. Formed from formidable common law…

Andrew Warnock KC and Stuart McKechnie KC named in the Top 10 Most Influential Personal Injury Lawyers in London Bar 2023

Congratulations to Andrew Warnock KC and Stuart McKechnie KC who have been named in the Top 10 Most Influential Personal Injury Lawyers in London Bar 2023 by BusinessToday.

Business Today says this list “is dedicated to showcasing some of the notable Personal Injury…

Dekinar Recording: Understanding the New Fixed Costs Regime

From 1st October 2023, civil litigation in England and Wales will dramatically change. Virtually all claims valued up to £100,000 will be subject to a new fixed costs regime. Fixed recoverable costs will be extended across the fast track, and a new…

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