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Louise whitfield

Couple lose civil partnership case

8 February 2016By

Louise Whitfield represented straight partners who challenged ban on opposite-sex couples entering civil partnerships.

Liz dux

Janner’s alleged victims denied day in court

1 February 2016By

Liz Dux represented eight of alleged victims of child sexual offences.

Maria theodoulou

Acted for client over Hatton Garden raid

25 January 2016By

Maria Theodoulou acted for Carl Wood, who denied being involved in the Easter heist.

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Solicitor helps gay man avoid extradition to Dubai

18 January 2016By

Jonathan Black acted for Michael Halliday, who faced trial in emirate where homosexuality is illegal.

Sheldon fagelman

IKEA’s ‘fundamental dishonesty’ failure

11 January 2016By

Sheldon Fagelman acted for Carol Ravenscoft, who sued the retailer after she suffered arm injuries.

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£25,000 damages in ‘sexting’ first

7 December 2015By

David McClenaghan acted for a woman who received compensation in the first award of damages in a civil case involving ‘sexting’. 

Mathieu culverhouse

Court authorises withdrawal of treatment

30 November 2015By

Mathieu Culverhouse acted for a woman with multiple sclerosis in first case in which withdrawal of treatment for a patient has been authorised.

Lesley Landsberg

Solicitor sets unbundling precedent

23 November 2015By

Landsberg won a legal battle against a client who sued her for negligence over advice during divorce proceedings.

Paul green

Acting for an oligarch’s ‘secret daughter’

16 November 2015By

Paul Green acted for Anastasia Goncharova, who claims to be the daughter of deceased Kakha Bendukidze.


Damages award over Paul Weller’s family photos

9 November 2015By

Acted for three of musician Paul Weller’s children in Associated Newspapers’ most recent appeal against a decision to award them £10,000 in damages.

Nick mc aleenan lin

Supermarket staff sue over data breach

2 November 2015By

Nick McAleenan is acting for 2,000 staff at Morrisons after some of their personal details were posted online.

Peter stefanovic

Solicitor speaks out at junior doctors demo

26 October 2015By

Peter Stefanovic addressed protesters in support of doctors facing a planned 30% income cut and increased hours.

Bozena Michalowska-Howells

Acting for VW owners over emissions

19 October 2015By

Bozena Michalowska-Howells is acting for owners of vehicles marketed by Volkswagen as low-emission.

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'Low-caste' servant paid 11p an hour

12 October 2015By

Solicitor won £184,000 back pay for a domestic servant.

Catrin Blake

Rare costs win in care case

5 October 2015By

Catrin Blake acted for a mother in her case against Somerset County Council.


Securing a bail reform pledge

28 September 2015By

Solicitor acted for broadcaster Paul Gambaccini, who was arrested in October 2013 for suspected sexual abuse.

Philippa tuckman

MoD under fire over malaria drug side effects

21 September 2015By

Philippa Tuckman is acting for retired military personnel who were administered Lariam while in overseas countries.

Paul harbour lin

Landmark property deal for Lord Sugar

14 September 2015By

Paul Harbour acted for the entrepreneur’s property business on the letting and sale of the Threepenny Bit.

Belinda walkinshaw

Council forced to pay company’s costs

7 September 2015By

Belinda Walkinshaw won £27,000 for her construction company client from a London council.

Yair cohen

Online harassment injunction first

3 August 2015By

Yair Cohen served a harassment injunction on an anonymous online abuser via Instagram.

Germana lo iacono smith

Italian municipality wins swaps case

27 July 2015By

Germana Lo Iacono-Smith acted for Prato Comune in its interest-rate-swap dispute with Dexia Crediop.

Mitchell woolf

Welfare victory in Supreme Court

20 July 2015By

Mitchell Woolf acted for parents in a landmark case in which the court found for a claimants in a social security dispute.

Daniel godden

Alleged school abuse whistleblower arrested

13 July 2015By

Daniel Godden acted for mother arrested after alerting Ofsted to alleged abuse at her son’s school.

Rachel Knowles

Student loan criteria challenged

6 July 2015By

Rachel Knowles, Just for Kids Law


Chagos battle goes to Supreme Court

29 June 2015By

Richard Gifford is acting for 1,500 residents removed from their homes so the US Air Force base at Diego Garcia could be built.


Online crowd funder’s first case

22 June 2015By

Julia Salasky brings case funded by people donating money online.

Chris haan

Group claim against London estate agent Foxtons

15 June 2015By

Chris Haan bringing a claim against Foxtons over allegations it charged commissions of up to 33% of a contractor’s fee for repairs and other work.

Angus Westgarth

Tesco food theft case thrown out

8 June 2015By

Angus Westgarth acted for couple who were accused of stealing groceries from skip behind supermarket.

Martin Howe

Damages for Travellers barred from pub

1 June 2015By

Martin Howe acted for group refused entry to a Wetherspoon’s in London.

Natalie Gamble

Gay couple win surrogacy care case

18 May 2015By

Natalie Gamble acted for couple who were tricked into informal surrogacy arrangement.

Louise Curtis

Redundant workers denied compensation

11 May 2015By

Louise Curtis acted for workers denied protective award compensation.

Darren White

Damages for wrongly accused football fans

4 May 2015By

Darren White acted for QPR supporters wrongly charged over behaviour at match.

Alison Mafham

Solicitor acts in unborn child death case

27 April 2015By

Alison Mafham represented a teenager who could not be convicted of murdering an unborn child.

Jayesh Kunwardia

Court orders council to rehouse family

20 April 2015By

Jayesh Kunwardia acted for mother of five in appeal against Westminster Council’s decision to make her homeless.

Toby Starr

Driver’s successful claim against Sauber F1 team

13 April 2015By

Toby Starr acted for Giedo van der Garde, who was given a contract to race for Sauber.

Yvonne Jefferies

£67m worldwide freezing order discharged

30 March 2015By

Yvonne Jefferies acted for client in application to discharge order freezing his assets.

Miles Geffin

Ex-wife of Dale Vince can make post-divorce claim

23 March 2015By

Miles Geffin is acting for Kathleen Wyatt, who is seeking £1.9m from her entrepreneur ex-husband – 23 years after they divorced.

Jeremy Clarke Williams

Settlement in Mitchell defamation case

16 March 2015By

Jeremy Clarke-Williams acted for Met police officer in defamation case against MP and former Conservative party chief whip Andrew Mitchell.

Wiljo Salen

Daughter wins £1.3m from parents

9 March 2015By

Wiljo Salen acted for woman whose parents reneged on a promise she would inherit their farm.

Diane Rostron

Former Spurs player wins damages

2 March 2015By

Diane Rostron acted for parents of ex-footballer who suffered brain damage after collapsing during his debut for the Tottenham Hotspur youth team.

Robert Barnham

London square planning breach win

23 February 2015By

Robert Barham acted in connection with council’s defence of planning permission decision over London communal gardens.

Adam Antoszkiw

Defended taxi driver who was wrongly accused of assault

16 February 2015By

Solicitor Adam Antoszkiw helped quash client’s conviction.

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