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Sanchez v USA

Kathryn Howarth represented the Government of the USA before a Divisional Court comprised of Fulford LJ and Laing J. The Appellant was sought in respect of four serious drugs trafficking offences, each carrying potential sentences of life imprisonment without parole…


VXW v A (Unrep)

Lambert J approved a £4.48m gross of contributory negligence settlement for a 18-year-old who sustained a severe brain injury in a running down accident aged 11. He went on to develop a moderate to severe dysexecutive syndrome presenting as a…


Arumugam & Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (POAC) allowed the appeal against the Secretary of State’s refusal to deproscribe the ‘Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam’ (the LTTE), on application by the ‘Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam’ (TGTE). The case concerned whether the…



Kathryn Howarth and Emilie Pottle were led by David Perry QC, and instructed by the CPS on the Supreme Court decision concerning the interpretation of article 1 of the UN Convention Against Torture. The appeal arose out of a domestic…


Jones v TUI (Appeal)

Anthony Johnson represented the Claimant in the successful dismissal of the Defendant’s appeal against the dismissal of its Application to Strike Out a General Surgeon’s evidence in relation to diagnosis on causation in a travel sickness claim on the basis…


L v S

Achieved a net settlement of £3.5m on behalf of a Claimant who was rendered tetraplegic when he walked out in front of a car with the red pedestrian light against him (led by Simon Browne QC). Primary liability, causation and…


R (on the application of Morris) v The Parole Board and The Secretary of State for Justice

Appeared on behalf of the Secretary of State for Justice before a Divisional Court (Irwin LJ and McGowan J). The Claimant sought to challenge the Parole Board’s guidance on dealing with un-proven allegations when assessing risk to the public. The…


Shields-McKinley v The Secretary of State for Justice

Myles Grandison appeared on behalf of the Secretary of State for Justice in the Court of Appeal. The Appellant appealed against the decision of Mr Justice Holroyde (as he then was) in finding that the prison was not under a…


Accommodation Claims: Swift v Carpenter (Court of Appeal)

James Arney KC appeared as sole counsel in the quantum trial in 2018, and was led on this appeal by Derek Sweeting KC, instructed by Grant Incles of Leigh Day & Co. This case involved re-consideration of the mechanism for…


General Medical Council v Dr Kumar

Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan represented an orthopaedic surgeon charged with dishonestly failing to disclose, in response to an express question on an application form, that he was being investigated by the GMC for sexually motivated conduct towards a patient, an investigation…





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