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Article 2 Inquests Seminar

Kirsten Mercer & Kate Wilson will be presenting the seminar on Thursday 18th July 2019 at 5pm at a venue in central Leeds.

Kate Wilson discusses: Fresh inquest ordered following fundamental change in medical evidence

The High Court has the power, following an application by or under the authority of the Attorney-General, to order a fresh investigation to be held where it is necessary or desirable in the interests of justice following any fraud, rejection of evidence, irregularity of proceedings, insufficiency of inquiry or the discovery or new facts, evidence or otherwise (section 13(1)(b) of the Coroners Act 1988 as amended by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (Consequential Provisions Order 2013))

Kate Wilson appointed as ‘Pro Bono Champion’

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Kate Wilson as our ‘Pro Bono Champion’ as part of the Bar Pro Bono Unit’s initiative to encourage barristers to take on voluntary legal work.

Fraudulent claims rule: when can an insurer avoid a claim?

Versloot Dredging BV and another (Appellants) v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others (Respondents) [2016] UKSC 45 resolved one of the most contentious issues in modern insurance law: the fraudulent claims rule does not apply to honest claims supported by collateral lies.