Personal Injury Briefing: June 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of the Deka Personal Injury team briefing. In this edition we will be focusing on ‘Witness Statements’ and ‘Fundamental Dishonesty and Indemnity Costs.’ Laura Hibberd provides some very helpful guidance through a series of ‘cautionary tales.’  It may be said…

Deka Chambers takes part in London Legal Walk

Our team of walkers is looking forward to the London Legal Support Trust Legal Walk taking place on Tuesday, 18th June. We’re hoping to raise as much as we can for vital free legal advice charities, including Advocate and Free Representation Unit (FRU). 2024 marks the London Legal Walk’s…

Deka Chambers launches new website

We are excited to unveil our new website. Deka Chambers launched in 2022 as a forward thinking, modern and inclusive set that aimed to break with convention, offering our clients the range, scale and depth to lead the most complex cases, with a client-centred personal…

The FTCF Costs Update Roadshow 2024

This roadshow will cover the very latest update on the new Fixed Recoverable Costs Regime from eminent costs speaker, Professor Dominic Regan with Lucy Lodewyke from Deka Chambers. The event is ideal for claimant Clinical Negligence litigators, members of AvMA’s Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel, Personal…

Ella Davis returns to chambers following parental leave

We are delighted to welcome Ella Davis back to chambers this week following her parental leave. Ella is a civil practitioner specialising in clinical negligence and personal injury. In addition to a busy court and paperwork practice, she is also frequently instructed in mediations and…

Deka Chambers delivers training on the Ogden Tables

Yesterday, Cyrus Katrak and William Dean delivered a training session on the calculation and quantification of losses to Kennedys Law in London, with a focus on the application of the Ogden Tables and related litigation strategy. Cyrus spoke on the history and use of the…

Personal Injury Briefing: March 2024

Welcome to the latest Deka Chambers Personal Injury Team briefing. In this edition we will be looking at ‘The Discount Rate,’ ‘Third Party Costs Orders in Credit Hire’ and hot off the press, the recently published 17th edition of the Judicial College Guidelines for the…

New Edition of Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

The 17th edition of Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases has just been published. Stuart McKechnie KC is co-editor of the book. An essential reference on general damages for all those involved in the area of personal injury…

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…

Dekinar Recording: Retainers, Assumption of Responsibility and Duty of Care: Miller v Irwin Mitchell in Context

In yesterday’s webinar, Andrew Spencer and Henk Soede discussed the Court of Appeal decision in Miller v Irwin Mitchell and what it means for duties owed to prospective clients. Andrew, along with Andrew Warnock KC, represented the successful defendant. If you missed it you can view it…

Hallucinatory Judgments and Automated Vehicles: AI and the law

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new and is already an integral part of life for most people: it works with Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to show us the best way to get from A to B and powers the countless Alexas and Siris embedded in…

Brain Injury Litigation: Expert Insights and Topical Issues

Join us at Glaziers Hall on Wednesday, 6th March for an afternoon of presentations on the topic of brain injury litigation. Our expert speakers, along with members of Deka Chambers’ personal injury team, will provide a range of talks covering the anatomy and causation of…

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