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Inquest into the death of Joseph Phuong

Emma Price represented the London Borough of Richmond at this four week Article 2 inquest into the death of Joseph Phuong, who died whilst detained under the Mental Health Act. The Metropolitan Police, a number of NHS trusts and the…


B v A (2017)

Acted for the Claimant in this below knee amputation case.  The Claimant had suffered a serious injury to his ankle whilst riding his motorcycle and ultimately underwent a below knee amputation followed by revision surgery thereafter.  The case involved significant…



Acted for the Appellant in this CICA appeal. The Appellant suffered severe lifelong lower limb injuries after her ex-husband attached an explosive device to the underside of her car. She appealed the CICA award of £127,000 and was awarded the…


R (on the application of Lupepe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Following a three-day hearing in the Administrative Court, Lewis J found that a curfew imposed on a foreign national offender was unlawful as it was imposed pursuant to an unpublished policy about curfews, and because the Claimant was not afforded…


R (on the application of Troitino) v National Crime Agency

Led by Julie Anderson. The case dealt with whether the Applicant, whose extradition had been ordered to Spain, had made a valid asylum claim. The Court held that no asylum claim had been made. Accordingly, extradition could take place.


Regina (Shields-McKinley) v Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor

The case dealt with section 243 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (“CJA 2003”) and the requirement for a sentencing Judge to state, in open court, the number of days taken into account whilst a prisoner was awaiting extradition. The…


BS v Court of First Instance Brussels (Belgium)

Led by Cathryn McGahey KC. The case dealt with whether a Requesting State had an ongoing duty to consider proportionality throughout the extradition process. After the handing down of judgment, the Judicial Authority withdrew the EAW.


C v Q

Dispensing Optician recovers £320,000 for a suspected mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Marcus Grant, instructed by Tom Ranson of Ashton’s Legal, represented the Claimant. Following a moderately severe rear-end shunting accident on the M1, this (then) 33-year-old Dispensing Optician sustained a whiplash injury and presented with symptoms…


O v T

PA and Personal Trainer recovers £1.5 m for severe post traumatic fibromyalgia/somatic symptom disorder. Marcus Grant, instructed by Alex Cohen of Brian Barr Solicitors, represented the Claimant. Following a modest rear-end shunting road accident, an otherwise fit and healthy PA and…





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