John Foy KC retires from practice at the Bar

Speaking of John’s retirement, Joint Head of Chambers Jacob Levy KC said: “It is with some sorrow that we announce the retirement from practice at the Bar of John Foy KC. John was called in 1969. He has spent his whole professional life in Chambers;…

Recognition for Deka Chambers’ barristers in Best Lawyers 2024

Congratulations to our twelve barristers who have been recognised in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2024. Jacob Levy KC, Simon Readhead KC, John Foy KC, Edward Faulks KC, Graham Aldous KC, Edward Bishop KC, Andrew Warnock KC, Matthew Chapman KC, Sarah Prager KC,…

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…

John Foy QC, Edwin Buckett and Max Melsa featured in this month’s edition of PI Focus

John Foy QC, Edwin Buckett and Max Melsa have been published in this month’s edition of PI Focus, APIL’s monthly newsletter, regarding amputation claims and claims under the Montreal Convention respectively. Members of APIL are able to access the articles here: https://www.apil.org.uk/login.aspx?return-url= https://www.apil.org.uk/pi-focus

John Foy QC and Edwin Buckett settle case for £3.35m

Following a settlement meeting yesterday, John Foy QC and Edwin Buckett, both representing the Claimant, settled a below the knee amputation case for £3.35m. The Claimant, a pedestrian, sustained a devastating crushing injury to her leg in a road traffic accident which led to a…

John Foy QC and James Byrne are instructed to act for current and ex-professional sports stars in a class action suit concerning brain injuries

John Foy QC and James Byrne are instructed to act for current and ex-professional sports stars in a class action suit concerning brain injuries caused by contact sports.  This landmark case continues to build momentum and garner significant press attention.

When a PPO is not reasonably secure

The Claimant was injured in an accident in the course of his employment and sued his employers. Liability was admitted. He suffered a stroke as a result of the accident and, as a consequence, was a protected party. There was an anonymity order. At a…

Biggest costs decision of the year so far?

Mrs Justice Carr handed down a very important judgment on the controversial issue of the relationship between a costs budget and a detailed assessment.

Buswell v Symes & Anor [2015] EWHC 1379 (QB)

John Foy QC gives a summary of the recent case Buswell v Symes & Anor [2015] EWHC 1379 (QB)

Application for Relief from Sanction refused by the High Court

High Court Judge rules that it is not appropriate to grant a relief from sanction when a new witness was introduced six months late

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