Judgment handed down in Hadley v Przybylo

The Court of Appeal has decided that the Claimant’s solicitors’ costs of attending rehabilitation case management meetings are recoverable as costs of an action, in principle, but has not given solicitors carte-blanche to expect to be paid to attend each and every meeting. The matter…

The Dekagram 23rd January 2023

It’s been another busy week at the coalface. The High Court, in Arthern v Ryanair [2023] EWHC 46 (KB), gave further guidance on the interpretation of ‘accident’ within the meaning of the Montreal Convention, together with an exposition on how the domestic courts are likely…

Members of 9 Gough Chambers deliver a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar

On 23rd of June, Members of 9 Gough Chambers held a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar. The topics that were discussed during this seminar were: Capacity to litigate: traps, tips and tricks – Ed Lamb A beginner’s guide to accommodation claims – Simon Brindle…

Simon Brindle successfully represents woman injured during a game of musical chairs

The Claimant owned a caravan at the Haven Leisure Rockley Park Resort near Pole in Dorset. One of the facilities offered by the owners of the site, Bourne Leisure, is an entertainment area called the Live Lounge.

Simon Brindle successfully represents Claimants in tree fall case

Trees can cause of a lot of damage when they fall. If they are of the right side, they can crush and destroy property, and can maim or even kill.

Simon Brindle secures judgment for employee mauled by dogs

Simon has secured judgment for a claimant in what is believed to be the first case involving a dog attack on an employee at residential premises.

Andrew Ritchie QC and Simon Brindle secure substantial settlement for tetrapelgic victim

Simon Brindle gives a comprehensive overview of the judgement in this case which involved a tetrapelgic victim. The settlement of over £9million (lump sum) was approved in February 2015

Fundamental Dishonesty – The Future Landscape

Simon Brindle considers the changes introduced by the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and the implications for cases involving claims of fundamental dishonesty.

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