Lawyer in the news

Success in 'fake news' injunction first

24 July 2017By

Katy Colton, Mishcon de Reya

Angela jackman

Fighting for abortion funding rights

17 July 2017By

Angela Jackman, Simpson Millar


Solicitor wins lone-parent benefit cap fight

10 July 2017By

Rebekah Carrier, Hopkin Murray Beskine.

Barbara bolton

Vegan challenges discriminatory job ad

3 July 2017By

Barbara Bolton, International Vegan Rights Alliance and Shepherd & Wedderburn

Huw Rogers

Directors convicted over care home abuse

12 June 2017By

Huw Rogers, CPS South West

Nicola rabson

Won dismissal case for NHS whistleblower

5 June 2017By

Lawyer in the news: Nicola Rabson, Linklaters, London

Jennifer Owusu-Barnieh

Law on proxy marriages overturned

22 May 2017By

Lawyer in the news: Jennifer Owusu-Barnieh, Danbar Solicitors

Tim johnson

Protecting NHS whistleblowers

15 May 2017By

Tim Johnson, Tim Johnson/Law, London

Linda millband landscape

Acting for victims of rogue surgeon

8 May 2017By

Lawyer in the news: Linda Millband, Thompsons Solicitors

Charlotte Haworth Hird, Bindmans

Fighting for bereaved family’s aid bid

1 May 2017By

Lawyer in the news: Charlotte Haworth Hird, Bindmans

Simon rose

Société Générale £382m claim struck out

24 April 2017By

Lawyer in the news: Simon Rose from Morgan Rose


Muslim youth worker wrongly arrested

10 April 2017By

Attiq Malik is a solicitor-advocate and director at Liberty Law Solicitors, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

Leonie Millard

Discount rate boosts schoolgirl’s damages

3 April 2017By

Leonie Millard acted for the first recipient of higher damages for a personal injury settlement

Michelle gray

Teacher assaulted by pupil wins appeal

27 March 2017By

Michelle Gray represented Georgina O’Brien, who succeeded with her Court of Appeal claim against a school in Bolton.

Kevin donoghue

Disastrous ‘admin error’ led to wrongful arrest

20 March 2017By

Kevin Donoghue won £60,000 compensation for client wrongfully arrested on suspicion of sharing indecent images of children.

Laura janes

Judicial review over solitary confinement

13 March 2017By

Laura Janes's Howard League for Penal Reform brought JR on behalf of a boy held in prolonged solitary confinement in a London prison.


Represented social worker cleared of assault

6 March 2017By

Nasir Hafezi represented Amy Partington, who was found not guilty by a Crown court jury.


Victory for ‘Argos’ software firm in IP case

27 February 2017By

Liz Ward represented US software company in a trademark infringement case brought by UK retailer Argos.

Jacqueline mc guigan

Plumber wins landmark ‘gig economy’ case

20 February 2017By

Jacqueline McGuigan represented Gary Smith, who wanted to reduce his working days at Pimlico Plumbers following a heart attack.

Rodger Burnett

Sued Network Rail over Japanese knotweed

13 February 2017By

Rodger Burnett represented Robin Waistell who successfully sued Network Rail.

Debaleena dasgupta

Solicitor in bias battle over toy guns

6 February 2017By

Debaleena Dasgupta represented young brothers as local education authority admitted discrimination.

Paulley fry

Victory for wheelchair user on bus access

30 January 2017By

Chris Fry represented a wheelchair user who was unable to board a FirstGroup bus.

Yasmin aslam

Record extradition battle reaches Europe

23 January 2017By

Yasmin Aslam is representing Phillip Harkins, who is wanted in Florida for murder during an attempted robbery in 1999.

Yogi amin

Judicial review battle over assisted dying

16 January 2017By

Yogi Amin represents motor-neurone disease sufferer Noel Conway in a JR that could result in a change to the law on assisted dying.

Adam tudor

Family’s victory in Katie Hopkins libel case

9 January 2017By

Adam Tudor represented the Mahmood family, who received a full apology from the Mail columnist over two articles.

Malcolm johnson

Representing alleged victims of football abuse

22 December 2016By

Malcolm Johnson instructed to represent alleged victims of historic sexual abuse in football.

Sue bowler

MoD challenged over soldier’s disability

5 December 2016By

Sue Bowler represented Royal Marine Phillip Eaglesham in High Court battle after he suffered a life-changing disability while on tour.

Christopher atkinson

Solicitor's bike injury claim

28 November 2016

Christopher Atkinson acted for solicitor who sued mountain bike instructor over life-changing injuries.

Hal branch

Acted for 71-year-old jailed for refusing to sign release form

21 November 2016By

Hal Branch acted for a 71-year-old who was sent to prison for contempt of court.

Zoe Fleetwood

Terminally ill teenager chose to have her body frozen

18 November 2016By

Zoe Fleetwood acted for 14-year-old girl who wanted her body to be preserved after her death.

Rachelle mahapatra

Lifetime care after catastrophic injury

14 November 2016By

Rachelle Mahapatra led a team of lawyers representing Lucy Cookson, who suffered a catastrophic brain injury following childbirth.

Ben rose

‘Fake sheikh’ undone in Tulisa case

31 October 2016By

Ben Rose represented Tulisa Contostavlos.

Nigel Mackay

Acted for Uber drivers

28 October 2016By

Nigel Mackay worked on the case against Uber at the Central London Employment Tribunal.

Ched evans shaun draycott

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.

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