James Bromige

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James is instructed in a full range of PI and Clinical Negligence proceedings on the Fast and Multi Tracks. He is available for all level of interim and small claims hearings as required as well.

James maintains a broad paperwork practice, providing advice for liability and quantum for personal injury arising out of road traffic accidents, health and safety at work, Animals Act and Clinical Negligence. He has a particular interest in claims arising from swimming and water sports. He has provided advices on liability in fatal accident claims concerning a SCUBA Diver who died whilst under instruction and a young girl who died due to the incorrect actions of a qualified lifeguard.

Prior to commencing pupillage James worked for a year at a leading nationwide firm of Personal Injury Solicitors as an in-house advocate, and so is acutely aware of providing timely advice and attendance notes to ensure efficient service standards.

Qualifications

2005-2008    BA (Hons) – Royal Holloway, University of London

2008-2009    GDL/CPE – London South Bank University

2009-2010    BVC – City Law School

Interests

James is a SCUBA Diving instructor and can often be found exploring the numerous shipwrecks in the English Channel.  He also enjoys cricket, ice hockey and supporting Bath Rugby.

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  • Clinical Negligence - 4, December
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    Bereavement award for co-habitees?

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    Posted by Christopher Taylor

    An analysis of the recent Court of Appeal decision in Jacqueline Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 1916 It might be thought that the recent Court of Appeal decision in this landmark case has the effect of bringing the law more into line with updated social norms in relation to … Continue reading Bereavement award for co-habitees?

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  • Clinical Negligence - 20, November
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    Section 33 order disapplying limitation in clinical negligence case overturned

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    Posted by Mark Williams

    The following is a case summary written by current pupil, Anna Johns: In The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust v De Meza [2017] EWCA Civ 1711 the Court of Appeal considered the relevant factors to be taken into account on an application under section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980. Background facts Mr De Meza … Continue reading Section 33 order disapplying limitation in clinical negligence case overturned

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  • Personal Injury - 9, November
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    Local Authorities are liable for abuse by foster carers

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    Posted by Joanna Lewis

    Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council [2017] UKSC 60 The Supreme Court has ruled by a majority of 4:1 that a local authority was vicariously liable for the abuse committed by the foster parents of a child in the 1980s. However, the Court rejected the argument that the local authority was liable on the basis of … Continue reading Local Authorities are liable for abuse by foster carers

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