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Thompson v NSL Limited

Claimant permitted to increase her cost budget by £96,500 following an application under CPR 3.15A. Master McCloud handed down a reserved judgment in an application made under the new CPR 3.15A which came into force in October 2020 replacing CPR…

26/03/2021

Seabrook v Adam (Court of Appeal)

Anthony Johnson acted for the successful Defendant/Respondent in the Court of Appeal in this case which sought to explore the correct interpretation and[AJ1]  the validity of a Claimant’s Part 36 offer for the purposes of determining whether the costs consequences…

18/03/2021

Successful defence of multi-vehicle, complex RTA claim involving emergency reactions – tried remotely

Alex Glassbrook appeared as counsel for a defendant driver who took emergency evasive action then faced a claim in negligence, after another driver lost control of a car on an icy road in darkness, and several collisions ensued. Alex (instructed…

11/03/2021

High Court approval of settlement of brain injury claim

Alex Glassbrook (instructed by Gurbir Thethy of DWF) represented the Defendant insurer in a claim for alleged brain injuries. The Claimant, who made his claim on the basis that he lacked capacity, suffered injury which he alleged included organic brain…

11/03/2021

Inquest into the death of Janet Scott

Inquest into the death of Janet Scott, a woman who was murdered by her ex-partner Simon Mellors (SM). William Irwin represented the National Probation Service (NPS), part of the Ministry of Justice. At the time he killed Mrs Scott, SM…

02/03/2021

MN & IXU v Secretary of State for the Home Department, AIRE Centre & Anti-Slavery International Intervening

Two linked appeals against decisions of the Administrative Court regarding human trafficking. William Irwin represented the Secretary of State, led by Sir James Eadie QC. William represented the Secretary of State at first instance in both cases, in MN’s case…

02/03/2021

R (JK) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

William Irwin represented the Secretary of State. The Claimant obtained an interim injunction requiring the Secretary of State to release him from immigration detention within seven days of the order. The Claimant was a foreign national offender (a Ugandan national)…

02/03/2021

R (CN) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Claimant sought declaratory relief from the Court that she was entitled to a British passport. William Irwin represented the Secretary of State. The Claimant was a child who sought to renew her British passport. HM Passport Office declined to…

02/03/2021

Zenith Insurance Plc v LPS Solicitors Ltd

A claim for a Norwich Pharmacal order or pre-action disclosure in a civil fraud case. William Irwin represented an insurer in a claim for a Norwich Pharmacal order and/or pre-action disclosure against a firm of solicitors. The respondent solicitors had…

02/03/2021

AU (Bangladesh) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

The issue in this case was how the relationship between a foster child and a foster family should be treated for the purposes of deciding whether the foster child had established a family life within the meaning of Article 8…

02/03/2021

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