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  • Crime - 16, May
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    Queen Square Chambers welcomes new door tenant, Mark Cotter Q.C.

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    Posted by Colleen Inker

    Queen Square Chambers Criminal Department are delighted to announce, that with immediate effect, Mark Cotter Q.C. will be joining us as a door tenant. Following Mark’s time as a highly successful junior, specialising in serious and heavy crime for the prosecution and the defence, Mark took silk in 2017. Mark undertakes a substantial amount of … Continue reading Queen Square Chambers welcomes new door tenant, Mark Cotter Q.C.

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  • Personal Injury - 10, May
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    Costs Consequences where the Portal Should Have Been Used

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    Posted by Lauren Seager

    In this new era we are all very much alive to potential costs issues before a case even gets off the ground. It is widely known that exiting a pre-action protocol where it was unreasonable to do so is likely to limit costs to fixed portal costs. However, what is the position where a claim … Continue reading Costs Consequences where the Portal Should Have Been Used

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  • Crime - 19, April
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    QSC Crime Team Current Position

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    Posted by Colleen Inker

    The Criminal Justice System as a whole needs to be better funded and properly supported.   Members of the Queen Square Crime Team have responded to the Criminal Bar Association call for action and for the time being will refuse work with a representation order that post dates 1st April 2018. As you would expect, … Continue reading QSC Crime Team Current Position

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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.