Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 only applies to cases issued after 1st April 2015. As a result there are relatively few reported cases in which it has been applied.
John Mitton was instructed via Direct Access to represent a lady who left the UK with her son to live in Pakistan. The lady is a British born citizen. She is also a Pakistani citizen. She met a man, a Pakistani citizen who was residing in the UK under immigration control.
Noise induced hearing loss claims make up the vast majority of occupational disease claims in the fast track. The last decade has seen a significant rise in noise induced hearing loss claims. In 2010 there were more than 24,000 cases and in 2015 there were 87,000. Since 2015 the numbers of claims are reducing.
We have recently started Building work to improve our Client Reception area. The work will take 10 to 12 weeks, transforming and updating our front of house. The client waiting area will be extended with a new glass fronted entrance and lobby area.
Following a successful common law pupillage at 37 Park Square, we are delighted to announce that James Quelch has joined the Criminal, Civil and Regulatory teams at Park Square Barristers on a 3rd Six pupillage.
Following a short break, we are delighted to welcome back Camilla Buck. She is an enthusiastic member of the Civil team, holding a broad civil practice, specialising in motor fraud claims advising insurer clients regarding the prospects of successfully defending claims and the prospects and procedure of a private prosecution.
The judging of the Family Law Awards has taken place and we are delighted to announce that Park Square Barristers’ nomination for Family Law Regional Chambers of the Year has been shortlisted. William Tyler QC has also been shortlisted for the Family Silk of the Year.