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Inquest into the deaths of the Westminster Terrorist Attack

Dominic Adamson KC is acting for the widows of two of the victims of the attack, namely the widow of Kurt Cochran who died on the Westminster Bridge and the widow of PC Keith Palmer who died within the grounds…


R v Southern Co-Operative Limited

Dominic Adamson KC acted for Southern Co-Operative Limited in a successful appeal against sentence to the Lewes Crown Court.   The case arose out of an incident which resulted in an employee suffering a serious leg fracture.  At first instance the…


Re: B (2018)

Instructed on behalf of Local Authority Social Services department in an inquest arising out of the death of a vulnerable individual whose care package had been inadvertently cancelled.


DEF v Southend University NHS Hospital

Simon Browne QC, instructed by Alan Mendham of Gadsby Wicks, represented the Claimant (now aged 10 years) who was injured as a result of negligent procedures during his birth in the Defendant’s hospital. The Claimant is severely disabled by quadriplegic…


Various Claimants in Wave 2 of the Mirror Newspaper Hacking Litigation v MGN Limited

Having delivered his judgement in Wave 1 of the phone hacking claims against the Mirror Group Newpapers, the Senior Costs Judge delivered a further  judgment in the Wave 2 claims upon the test of proportionality and, in particular, how the…


Various Claimants in Wave 1 of the Mirror Newspaper Hacking Litigation v MGN Limited

The Senior Costs Judge delivered am important judgment as to the application of the test of proportionality and how its constituent elements should be applied. Simon Browne QC represented the successful phone hacking victims against Mirror Group Newspapers in this…


Bus Company accepts 99% liability settlement of cyclist’s claim

Alex Glassbrook (instructed by Kevin O’Sullivan of Cycle Legal) was counsel for the Claimant cyclist, who was seriously injured by a bus driven across his path on a marked cycle lane, on the approach to a bus stop. The case raised the duty of…


Inquest into the death of Sean Benton (Deepcut Barracks)

Nicholas Moss KC, Emma Price and Matthew Waszak represented the Ministry of Defence in the fresh inquest into the death of Sean Benton at Deepcut Barracks on 9 June 1995. The nominated judge-coroner HH Peter Rook KC gave his findings…


Rai v MoD (2016)

High Court. Represented the MoD at the preliminary trial of the issue of whether the MoD could rely on the defence of acte iure imperii where a soldier had suffered a brain injury on a horse riding exercise in Canada….


Gartej v JSD Haulage (2016)

Represented the Defendant in the Court of Appeal on an appeal concerning the quantum of damages for past/future loss of earning capacity and mitigation of loss.





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