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Recent Court of Appeal Personal Injury Decisions

Excalibur & Keswick Groundworks Ltd v McDonald [2023] EWCA Civ 18

The issue

How to approach setting aside of a Notice of Discontinuance pursuant to CPR 38.4 and the interpretation of the phrase “likely to obstruct the just disposal of the proceedings”,…

Deka Chambers publishes pupillage application form and guidance

Deka Chambers will be inviting applications from candidates for pupillage in line with the Bar Council timetable. Applications will be accepted from 4 January to 8 February 2023.

We are advertising for up to three vacancies: one to commence in October 2023;…

Big changes afoot to QOCS: new rules will reverse Ho v Adelekun & Cartwright v Venduct

Introduction

All personal injury practitioners know that in a QOCS case a costs order in a defendant’s favour can be enforced against orders for damages and interest in a claimant’s favour (“costs/damages enforcement”). Whether a costs order in a defendant’s favour can…

Dekinar Recording: Annual Festive Case Law Update: Part 2

In this week’s webinar, Esther Pounder, Andrew Spencer, Ed Lamb, John Schmitt and Amelia Katz took attendees on a whistlestop tour of key cases of 2022.

They looked at the most interesting and significant cases of the year in the areas of…

Robert Horner to speak at APIL Central England Group Meeting

Robert Horner is speaking at the first Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Central England Group Meeting.

Robert will be giving a round-up of the key personal injury and clinical negligence cases of 2022.

This virtual meeting is taking place on…

Laura Begley and Thomas Jones represent German national in his CICA claim for catastrophic brain injuries

Laura Begley and Thomas Jones, instructed by Jon Nicholson of Anthony Gold, acting on a pro bono basis, represented a young German national in his criminal injuries compensation scheme claim for catastrophic brain injuries sustained during an unprovoked assault. The Applicant was…

Deka Briefing: Workplace Liabilities

Deka Chambers is a pre-eminent common law Set.  We are proud of the range of market leading expertise we offer across our different practice areas. At the heart of our ethos is celebrating those things that connect us as well as championing…

Dekinar: Annual Festive Case Law Update: Part 2

In the second of our annual case law updates, Esther Pounder, Andrew Spencer, Ed Lamb, John Schmitt and Amelia Katz take you on a whistlestop tour of key cases of 2022.

They look at the most interesting and significant cases of the…

Child Brain Injury Trust – Talent Show

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Child Brain Injury Trust Talent Show, taking place on Wednesday 25th January 2023.

With live music and entertainment, all proceeds from ticket sales will go to CBIT.

The Child Brain Injury Trust is the leading…

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