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  • Family - 18, May

    Training on abuse claims provided by Queen Square Chambers

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    Posted by James Dowse

    Joanna Lewis, Christopher Taylor and Lauren Seager recently delivered training on abuse claims to a nationwide firm of solicitors.  The Personal Injury team here at Queen Square Chambers recognise that this is an area in which the number of enquiries and claims are growing. Claims involving abuse can involve unique and complex problems such as … Continue reading Training on abuse claims provided by Queen Square Chambers

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  • Employment - 18, May
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    James Bromige succeeds at the Employment Appeal Tribunal

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    Posted by James Dowse

    James Bromige recently appeared in the EAT representing the Appellant in the case of Pulman v Merthyr Tydfil College Ltd UKEAT/0309/16/JOJ.  The case concerned section 15 and section 20 EA 2010 discrimination claims as well as unfair dismissal.  James succeeded on two of his grounds of appeal, with the remaining grounds stayed pending referral back to the … Continue reading James Bromige succeeds at the Employment Appeal Tribunal

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  • Employment - 18, May
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    When is an employee deemed to have had effective Notice?

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    Posted by Seán McHugh

    In the recent case of Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust –and- Haywood [2017] EWCA Civ 153, the Court of Appeal considered this vexed question. The Trust sent a letter to Ms. Haywood purporting to terminate her employment with 12 weeks’ notice on 20 April, 2011.  Ms. Haywood was out of the country on holiday at … Continue reading When is an employee deemed to have had effective Notice?

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  • Queen Square Chambers covers areas such as health and safety and food hygiene, and has niche expertise in maritime-related regulatory breaches. The set handles instructions from insurance companies, government agencies and local authorities, among other instructing parties.

  • Queen Square Chambers has a strong following nationally among solicitors’ firms and insurance companies, and is regularly instructed in industrial disease, workplace accident, occupiers’ liability and road traffic cases. Clinical negligence is another area of strength.

  • Care cases are a notable strong suit, including matters involving non-accidental injuries, factitious illnesses, incest and sexual abuse.

  • Queen Square Chambers’ ‘strong employment team’ has ‘skilled, accessible and likeable barristers’ who appear at tribunals across the country, and attract instructions nationally.

  • Queen Square Chambers has ‘good depth’ in crime, with ‘some very able younger barristers coming through the ranks’. The group handles a balanced mix of prosecution and defence work across a wide range of crimes, including murder, fraud and serious sexual offences.

  • Queen Square Chambers’ members have expertise across a broad range of Chancery, insolvency and commercial law matters.