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Ex-supermodel wins record ‘needs’ award

18 July 2016By

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

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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.

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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.

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‘Miscarriage of justice’ compensation test

18 April 2016By

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

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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