News & Events
News & Events
Natasha Joffe and Lydia Seymour employment and discrimination law specialists, who have a particular interest in parental rights at work, answers questions on Munsnet on employment issues after maternity leave. Natasha and Lydia are also taking part in the Mumsnet Workfest on 15 June 2013. For more information and to register please click here.
News 23 Apr, 2013
The final inquest into the death of a patient at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital has just concluded. Alan Jenkins was first instructed in 2001, on behalf of Dr Jane Barton, a GP and clinical assistant at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, when a police investigation had commenced into the circumstances in which patients had died at the hospital during the 1990’s. The investigation, which lasted 5 years, went on to consider the deaths of 92 patients, and specifically with regard to Dr Barton’s role in prescribing opiate drugs, but no criminal charges were brought. Alan Jenkins appeared for Dr Barton in a lengthy inquest in 2009 into the deaths of 10 of those patients, and he subsequently acted in…
News 23 Apr, 2013
Richard Lissack QC is a guest speaker at the Annual Conference of the European Forum on Corporate Criminal Liability to be held in Surrey on 8th and 9th April 2013. Click here for further information.
News 4 Apr, 2013
Outer Temple is delighted to announce that Keith Bryant is being appointed a QC today, Wednesday 27th March.
News 26 Mar, 2013
In proceedings before the Lloyd’s Enforcement Tribunal, Mr Douglas Morgan and Mr John Josiah have each accepted two charges of detrimental conduct. The Lloyd’s Enforcement Tribunal approved terms of settlement agreed between the defendants and the Council of Lloyd’s (acting in its regulatory capacity) on the first day of what was to be a three week hearing. During the period relevant to these proceedings Mr Morgan was the Finance Director of Equity Syndicate Management Limited (“Equity”), a Lloyd’s managing agent. Mr Josiah was the active underwriter of Syndicate 218 which was managed by Equity. Syndicate 218 specialises in the provision of motor insurance. In October 2011 two charges of misconduct were brought against each of Mr Morgan and Mr Josiah.…
News 15 Mar, 2013
Richard Joseph, 43, was convicted on 11 March 2013 of six counts of trading on confidential and price-sensitive information leaked to him from the print room at JPMorgan Cazenove. He placed spread bets with CMC Markets ahead of a series of deals in 2007 and 2008. He was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for an insider-trading scheme that netted him £591,117 in profit. For more information: The FT (12 March 2013): Trader jailed over leaked JPMorgan data The Telegraph (12 March 2013): Financier jailed for insider trading FSA (11 Mar 2013): Individual sentenced to four years for insider dealing
News 12 Mar, 2013
AD was injured in a road traffic accident in 2005 when she was 7. Liability was promptly admitted but the task of investigating her claim for catastrophic injury was considerable. After the preparation and exchange of evidence settlement meetings proved unproductive; although the Defence Insurer made an offer of £5M (including periodical payments to be agreed) which was followed up by a Part 36 offer in that sum.
News 7 Mar, 2013
Outer Temple Chambers have become one of the first chambers to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost living in the UK. The Living Wage campaign has been running for ten years and has lifted over 10,000 people out of poverty.
News 28 Feb, 2013
Outer Temple is delighted to announce that Keith Bryant has been recommended for Silk. The silk ceremony will be on Wednesday 27th March 2013.
News 27 Feb, 2013
Neil Utley, former CEO of Equity Syndicate Management Limited (“Equity”), has settled regulatory charges brought by the Council of Lloyd’s (“the Council”). Mr Utley has accepted two charges of detrimental conduct in proceedings before the Lloyd’s Enforcement Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) and has undertaken not to apply for a role as a director in the Lloyd’s market for two years and has agreed to pay the Council’s costs. Equity is the Managing Agent of Syndicate 218 (“the Syndicate”), a leading underwriting insurance business at Lloyd’s, specialising in the provision of motor insurance. In October 2011, enforcement proceedings were brought by the Council against Mr Utley and Equity in relation to two charges of detrimental conduct. The charges related to Mr Utley’s…
News 26 Feb, 2013
Ben Bradley (instructed by Irwin Mitchell LLP, London) obtained the maximum CICA award of £500,000 for his brain injured client; the initial CICA offer having been just over £20,000. The assessment of the severity of the Claimant’s injuries; the quantification of his loss of earnings and the value of his claim for ongoing care all remained in dispute on appeal.
News 26 Feb, 2013
Daniel Barnett has been shortlisted in the Halsburys Legal Awards 2013 in the ‘legal journalism’ category.
News 22 Feb, 2013
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