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November 2016

31 year old Trainee Chef recovered £3,650,000 for the consequences of a spinal injury sustained in a cycling accident

Marcus Grant (instructed by Iona Smith of Gaby Hardwicke) appeared for the Claimant. In April 2015 the Claimant sustained unstable fractures of the T12, L2 and L4 vertebrae causing a complete thoracic spinal cord injury. He spent much of the first year post…

31 year old Trainee Chef recovered £3,650,000 for the consequences of a spinal injury sustained in a cycling accident

Judgment for Royal Marine suffering from Q Fever Syndrome

Paul Kilcoyne together with Theo Huckle QC were instructed in this matter by Sue Bowler of Coffin Mew Solicitors. Mrs Justice Andrews refused to grant the MOD an extension of time to comply with an Unless Order and accordingly entered…


Garnham J finds one count of contempt proved and two counts not proved

Marcus Grant (instructed by Laura Sales of Keoghs LLP) appeared for Aviva Insurance in committal proceedings in the Queen’s Bench Division for contempt of court in respect of signing a statement of truth on one or more documents in County…


49 year old Conductor recovered £200,000 for the consequences of a whiplash injury that developed after a road accident

Marcus Grant (instructed by Darren Wilson of Irwin Mitchell) appeared for the Claimant. In February 2012 the Claimant sustained a soft tissue ‘whiplash’ injury to his cervical spine in a low energy road accident. Despite several different forms of treatment he…


Andrew Cayley KC, Rodney Dixon KC and Emily Wilsdon are this week in Mexico City

Andrew, Rodney and Emily will participate in a week of discussions with the Mexican Armed Forces on International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law, an event which has been organised by Foro de Justicia International AC and its chief executive…


Fraud established and exemplary damages recovered

Marcus Grant (instructed by Hamida Khatun of Keoghs LLP) appeared for Direct Line Insurance to resist three injury claims arising from an alleged road accident that generated 11 intimated injury claims from occupants in three vehicles. The Defendant advanced a…


TGC Fraud Newsletter

New Frontiers in Fraud Litigation Please see link below for the November edition of TGC Fraud Update, a publication we have set up with the stated aim of facilitating the sharing of information about decided claims involving issues of road…

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The International Criminal Court – Current Challenges

The lecture will be delivered by Justice Richard Goldstone, former Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. Please do not use the seminar booking form below as your booking will not be registered


Insurer’s admission in MoJ Portal binding on insured in separate proceedings

Admission made in MoJ Portal and claim settled – was this binding on insurer’s driver who later wanted to bring her own proceedings – could she apply to withdraw the admission – consideration of conflicting cases of Ullah v John…


TGC continues to be recognized as a leading set by Chambers & Partners 2017

With 36 rankings over 9 practice areas members of TGC receive the deserved accolade from the legal directory following market research. We are the only chambers ranked for Motor Insurance Fraud and following on from the success at the Chambers…





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