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October 2019

Simon Browne QC and Ellen Robertson act for family at inquest into death at Peligoni Club, Greece

Simon Browne QC and Ellen Robertson acted on behalf of the family of Harry Byatt at the inquest into his death, which occurred at the Peligoni Club sailing resort in Zakynthos, Greece in August 2017. Harry, a 19 year old…

Simon Browne QC and Ellen Robertson act for family at inquest into death at Peligoni Club, Greece

Nicholas Chapman successful in leading Court of Appeal case

Nicholas Chapman, instructed by the Treasury Solicitor, successfully represented the Home Secretary in JS (Uganda), the leading Court of Appeal case concerning the meaning of “refugee” in the 1951 Refugee Convention and the circumstances in which refugee status may be…


TGC Fraud Newsletter – Issue X

Please see link below for the October issue of the TGC Fraud Newsletter.

News, Publications

Daniel Sternberg comments on Sacoolas extradition

Daniel Sternberg quoted by BBC news on the prospects of extraditing Anne Sacoolas. Anne Sacoolas, the wife of an American diplomat is suspected of causing the death of Harry Dunn in a fatal crash. Daniel Sternberg spoke to the BBC’s…


Louis Browne QC instructed in BA data breach case

Half a million British Airways customers have been given the go ahead to bring compensation claims against the airline at the High Court. The airline reported that it had suffered a cyber-attack on its systems in September 2018. The Independent…


New Book: A Practical Guide to the Law of Driverless Cars (2nd edition)

The second edition of  “An Introduction to the Law of Driverless Cars”, will be published in early November. Alex Glassbrook, Emma Northey and Scarlett Milligan update the reader, in light of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018, which was…


Judicial ruling on admissibility of covert recordings in injury claims

Marcus Grant, instructed by Dickinson Solicitors, represented a Claimant in the High Court who was permitted to rely on such recordings. Master Davison handed down a detailed judgment on the admissibility of covert recordings, including recording of neuropsychological testing in…


Cathryn McGahey KC and Benjamin Seifert successful in extradition appeal

Cathryn McGahey KC and Benjamin Seifert, instructed by Jeremy Coleman of DPP Law successfully represented BY on appeal against an order of extradition. The Divisional Court (Rafferty LJ and Jay J) found that the father of five children, all of…


M4 fatal school bus crash

Ben Casey, instructed by Patrick Maguire of Slater Gordon, acted on behalf of the family of Catherine Gardiner at the inquest into her death and those of two others. The deaths arose out of an accident on the M4 involving…


Appeal Success: Fine Substantially Reduced

Keith Morton KC, instructed by Richard Voke of Temple Bright, Bristol has secured a substantial reduction in the fine imposed on a large construction company following a guilty plea to a charge under section 2 of the Health and Safety…





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