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Ched Evans’ solicitor speaks

19 October 2016By

Shaun Draycott represented football player who was last week acquitted of rape.

David greene

Battling for parliament vote over article 50

17 October 2016By

David Greene is representing claimant seeking judicial review of government’s decision to formally trigger article 50.

Matthew garbutt

Commuters push for Southern rail action

10 October 2016By

Matthew Garbutt is acting for commuter campaign group formed in response to Southern train problems.

Alan fox

£5m fine for Alton Towers rollercoaster crash company

3 October 2016By

Alan Fox assumed oversight of the prosecution of Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd following theme park collision.

Natasha mc dermott

Terror suspect’s rights breached

26 September 2016By

Natasha McDermott was part of the team that took the case of Ismail Abdurahman to the European Court of Human Rights.

Hilary Meredith

MoD refuses to end use of Lariam

19 September 2016By

Hilary Meredith’s firm was approached by more than 1,000 British troops prescribed controversial anti-malaria drug.

Jonathan grimes

Victory in Nepal army torture case

12 September 2016By

Jonathan Grimes acted for Colonel Kumar Lama, a Nepalese national and officer in the Nepal Army, who was accused of torture.

Mike hayward

Appeal victory for domestic abuse victim

5 September 2016By

Mike Hayward acted for rape victim who had originally been imprisoned for perverting the course of justice.

Boris bronfentrinker

£19bn collective action claim over MasterCard fees

1 August 2016By

Boris Bronfentrinker is representing UK consumers in an opt-out collective action.


Sex bias victory against Leeds United football club

25 July 2016By

Richard Cramer acted for Lucy Ward, who successfully pursued a claim for unfair dismissal and sex discrimination.

frances hughes

Ex-supermodel wins record ‘needs’ award

18 July 2016By

Frances Hughes acted for former supermodel awarded £53m cash lump sum after High Court battle.

Suzi denton

Solicitor wins fertility consent challenge

11 July 2016By

Suzi Denton represented a couple who won an appeal paving the way for them to use their late daughter’s eggs to conceive a grandchild.


Fighting bid to extradite ‘hacker’ – again

4 July 2016By

Karen Todner represents man accused of hacking into various US government agencies.

Persephone Bridgman Baker

Apology for defamatory article

27 June 2016By

Persephone Bridgman Baker acted for woman wrongly identified on newspaper website.

Andy cave

Lily Allen stalker given hospital order

20 June 2016By

Andrew Cave represented man convicted of burglary and stalking the pop star.

Daniel kindell

Securing £1m award for ex-City Link staff

13 June 2016By

Daniel Kindell acted for 260 former employees of City Link, who will share award after winning an employment tribunal claim.

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Acted for junior doctors in judicial review over contract

6 June 2016By

Saimo Chahal QC (Hon) acted for junior doctors in a judicial review challenging the government’s new contract.

Peter singfield

Journalist’s ‘harassment’ warning revoked

23 May 2016By

Peter Singfield acted for a journalist in judicial review against IPCC over Police Information Notice.

Maria ludkin

Victory in union's construction ‘blacklist’ battle

16 May 2016By

GMB legal director Maria Ludkin represented its members who appeared on a ‘blacklist’ accessed by major construction companies.

Dan lowen

Solicitor nets Burnley FC award for training Danny Ings

9 May 2016By

Dan Lowen represented Burnley FC in its claim for compensation from Liverpool FC for the training and development of the striker.

John halford

Legal aid victory in Supreme Court

2 May 2016By

John Halford acted for Public Law Project in a challenge to civil legal aid residence test.

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Ex-Newcastle footballer wins discrimination claim

25 April 2016By

Carol Couse advised Jonas Gutierrez in his disability discrimination claim.


‘Miscarriage of justice’ compensation test

18 April 2016By

Mark Newby is representing a man seeking ‘miscarriage of justice’ compensation after his sentence was overturned.


Winning defence in boiler room case

11 April 2016By

James Watson represented one defendant in high-profile money laundering trial.

Caroline kean

Newspaper’s victory in council tax disclosure fight

4 April 2016By

Caroline Kean acted for Bolton News during its lengthy campaign to name councillors who failed to pay their council tax.

Richard stein

Expats seek right to vote in EU referendum

21 March 2016By

Richard Stein is acting for two expats bringing challenge over voting restrictions.

Brigette chandler

Landmark victory on compensation

14 March 2016By

Brigitte Chandler acted for Ian Knauer, whose prison-worker wife died aged 46 from mesothelioma in 2009.

Paul daniels

Jeremy Clarkson claim settled

7 March 2016By

Paul Daniels represented Top Gear producer in racial discrimination claim involving Clarkson and the BBC.

Clarissa coleman

Victory over tycoon’s contested estate

29 February 2016By

Clarissa Coleman acted for a client who won an inheritance battle with his stepmother.

Jenna ide

Dyslexic client wins discrimination case against Starbucks

22 February 2016By

Jenna Ide acted for Meseret Kumulchew.

Jamie potter

Acted for firms in legal aid contract challenge

15 February 2016By

Jamie Potter’s firm acted for 10 claimants that challenged procurement process for tendering.

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.

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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.

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