Section 66 of the Courts Act 2003 is used, at times rather liberally, by Crown Court judges to sit as a District Judge of the Magistrates’ Court (“DJ(MC)”) to correct errors in procedure which have occurred in the Magistrates’ Court prior to the Crown Court being seised of the case. S.66 was specifically enacted to […]
Caroline Wood’s successful claim for Sensorineural symptoms of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) alongside a diagnosis of Constitutional Raynaud’s disease
Caroline Wood, instructed by Richard Sheppard at Oxley Coward Solicitors, represented the successful Claimant at a contested HAVS trial.
The Company had been charged with contravening Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Regulation 5 of the management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 in that it was alleged that it had failed to repair a gap in the railings to the perimeter of a carpark at one of its national group of hotels.
Despite the lockdown we have been able to collect and donate 220 Easter Eggs for vulnerable children and young people in Leeds.
The long awaited judgment from the CoA in the conjoined appeals of Re H-N, Re T, Re H and Re B-B is here
Of particular interest is its emphasis on coercive and controlling behaviour and the limits of schedules in this regard. Thus is a “must-read” for anyone grappling with Scott Schedules in a private law case.
Credit Union employee jailed for stealing the savings of vulnerable customers, James Holding prosecutes
One victim, who Williams had chosen due to his memory problems, had nearly £15,000 stolen from him over the course of 2 months.
Caroline Wood and Kate Wilson both feature in the latest AVMA newsletter, discussing the case of R(Maughan) v HM Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire  EWCA Civ 809.
The trial ran for 5 days, and all three Defendants were unanimously acquitted.