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Dishonest boxer punished for contempt of court

13th February 2019

Edward Hutchin, instructed by Andrew Thomson of DAC Beachcrofts on behalf of Allianz Insurance, successfully represented the insurers in this case, in which a dishonest Claimant was found guilty of 2 counts of contempt of court.

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Court of Appeal considers genuine and sufficient link test

11th February 2019

Julia Smyth, led by Gerry Facenna QC at Monckton Chambers, represented the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in two appeals heard in the Court of Appeal on 7 February 2019, concerning the “genuine and sufficient link” test as it applies to Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance.

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