Lawyer in the news

Harriet wistrich

Worboys complainants seek investigation

15 January 2018By

Harriet Wistrich, Birnberg Peirce

Paul bacon

Acting for double murderer over conviction

8 January 2018By

Who? Paul Bacon, consultant solicitor, Bryan and Armstrong Solicitors, Mansfield.

Martin bourne

Racehorse trainer wins landmark appeal

4 December 2017By

Martin Bourne, Knights 1759

Ayesha nayyar

Acting for victims of nightclub acid attack

27 November 2017By

Ayesha Nayyar, Nayyars Solicitors

Jill greenfield

Damages claim against Harvey Weinstein

20 November 2017By

Jill Greenfield, partner at Fieldfisher

Rosa curling

Challenging the government over 'Dubs'

13 November 2017By

Rosa Curling, Leigh Day

Jon felce

Armed for asset recovery

6 November 2017By

Jon Felce, PCB Litigation

Billhar uppal

Landmark ruling on foster care abuse

30 October 2017By

Billhar Uppal, Uppal Taylor

Eraldo d'atri

Passport gender pro bono challenge

23 October 2017By

Eraldo d’Atri, Clifford Chance

Mark rondel

Insurer forced to honour illness cover

16 October 2017By

Mark Rondel, EMW Law

David cook

£37m settlement for surgeon’s victims

9 October 2017By

David Cook, Spire Healthcare

Alistair McArthur

Won £1m KWM compensation fight

2 October 2017By

Alistair McArthur, partner and head of employment at Herrington Carmichael, Berkshire.

Dale beeson

Acted for cyclist after pedestrian died

25 September 2017By

Who? Dale Beeson, solicitor-advocate at DPP Law, Romford.

Ranjit sond

Call for diverse Grenfell Inquiry panel

18 September 2017By

Ranjit Sond, Thompsons

Craig knightley

Hospital liable for patient’s death

11 September 2017By

Craig Knightley, Attwaters Jameson Hill


Welfare benefits appeal rights victory

4 September 2017By

Carla Clarke, Child Poverty Action Group

Sheffield litn

Sought injunctions for local authority

21 August 2017By

Steve Eccleston, Sheffield City Council

Kate Jessop

Ensured vulnerable young Afghan is not denied justice

14 August 2017By

Kate Jessop, Brighton Housing Trust.

Shantha David

Triumphed on tribunal fees

7 August 2017By

Shantha David, Unison

Mark sansom

Defended Mastercard in £14bn claim

31 July 2017By

Mark Samson, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Katy colton 2

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.

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