Society’s Darkest Crimes: A Legal Analysis of Historic Sexual Abuse Claims

Personal Injury

Society’s Darkest Crimes: A Legal Analysis of Historic Sexual Abuse Claims


This is a seminar intended for both claimant and defendant practitioners. Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Time: 6pm – 7pm (registration from 5.45pm) There will be a drinks reception following… Read more »

CategorySeminars Author William Norris QC, Caroline Allen, Emma Corkill, Nicola Kohn Date

Court strikes out ‘fraudulent’ claim as an abuse of process at interlocutory hearing – Matthews v Bupa


Angela Rainey, representing the Defendant at a two-day hearing, commented that this case was “one of the most blatant examples of a dishonestly exaggerated injury that she had seen in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Angela Rainey Date

Certainty for Personal Injury Litigators, at Last!


As predicted by Emma Corkill of 39 Essex Chambers in her article and despite the current obsession with all things Brexit, the Lord Chancellor announced the start of the first… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sadie Crapper Date

Matthews v Bupa


Angela Rainey, instructed by DAC Beachcroft, acted for the defendant in this Personal Injury claim. The claim was struck out, with costs ordered against the Claimant on the indemnity basis,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Angela Rainey Date

Not Knowing The Amount Of Compensation Award (EXB (A Protected Party By His Mother And Litigation Friend) V FDZ And Others)


Personal Injury analysis: What happens when a claimant, and protected party, is best off not knowing the amount of their compensation award? Emily Formby, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, considers… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby Date

Neil Block QC wins Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Silk of the Year at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019


Chambers is delighted to announce that Head of Chambers Neil Block QC has been awarded Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Silk of the Year in The Legal 500 UK Awards… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Block QC Date

Personal Injury Discount Rate – Press Release


The Civil Liability Act 2018 was passed into law yesterday, on 20th December 2018. A review of the rate must commence within 90 days of 20th December 2018 (by 20th… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Emma Corkill Date

39 Essex Chambers Receive Eight Nominations For The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019


39 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the following eight awards at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019. Construction and Energy Set of the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Block QC, Adrian Hughes QC, Karen Gough, Bernard Doherty, Rachael O'Hagan Date

Rugby Union claim dismissed


On 28 November the High Court in Fry v (1) Ball & (2) Hove RFC dismissed a significant claim for personal injuries brought by a rugby union player against a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jonathan Bellamy Date

Judgment Reserved in Busby v Berkshire Bed Company


The High Court has reserved judgment in Claire Busby v Berkshire Bed Company. Ms. Busby was left paralyzed after she fell out of bed during sex. She alleged the fall… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Neil Block QC Date

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