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Louis Browne acts for Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority in £7m settlement
28 January 2015

In a case before the First Tier Tribunal (FFT) last week Louis Browne acted for the CICA in one of the largest awards ever made.  In this capacity, Louis acted as advisor to the FTT. The case involved a young woman shaken as a baby who sustained very severe brain damage and blindness.  She required arou...

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Louis Browne in important victory for the Secretary of State for Justice in a judicial review.
28 January 2015

In a recent judicial review, TH(SE) v Leeds City Council/Leeds NHSCB/ Secretary of State for Justice Louis Browne acted for the Secretary of State for Justice.  The claim was brought on behalf of a serving life sentence prisoner who had committed sexual offences.  In his claim he alleged that t...

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Emma Bennett instructed to prosecute £150,000 fraud
27 January 2015

Emma Bennett has been instructed by Sheffield CPS to prosecute £150,000 fraud by false representation.  The alleged fraud relates to a breach of trust granted to a family member through a power of attorney.  The trial is due to take place in May 2015....

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Richard Littler acts in Inquest into death of baby in 2009
19 January 2015

Richard Littler from Exchange Chambers has acted in a lengthy Inquest at Wakefield Coroners Court into the death of a baby in 2009 at Leeds Royal Infirmary. Richard represented the most senior Intensive Care Consultant who was criticised for deciding not to admit the baby into Intensive Care (PICU) sooner. ...

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Exchange Chambers shortlisted at Manchester Legal Awards 2015
13 January 2015

Exchange Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for Barristers’ Chambers of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards 2015. Now firmly established on the legal calendar, the Manchester Legal Awards recognise and reward the wide range of skills and talent the region has to offer. The winners will be a...

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Further expansion for Exchange Chambers in Leeds
7 January 2015

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion in Leeds with the arrival of civil practitioner, Susanna Kitzing. Susanna, who was called to the Bar in 2005, joins Exchange Chambers from New Park Court Chambers in Leeds. In 2012, Susanna was appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel list for ...

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Amanda Johnson successfully defends man against child sex allegations
2 January 2015

Following a 4 day trial at Minshull Street Crown Court, Amanda Johnson from Exchange Chambers has secured the unanimous acquittal of a defendant charged with offences against an 8 year old child.  Amanda was instructed by Morgan Brown & Cahill Solicitors....

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Amanda Johnson secures acquittal in historic indecency case
2 January 2015

Instructed by Morgan Brown & Cahill Solicitors, Amanda Johnson from Exchange Chambers has successfully defended a 77 year old man of good character against claims made by his son of alleged sexual abuse in the late 1970’s.  The defendant was acquitted unanimously after a 5 day trial at Manchester C...

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