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HSE Prosecution for Mark Ainsworth
26 June 2014

Acting on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Mark Ainsworth from Exchange Chambers has successfully prosecuted Europlast (Blackburn) Ltd after an employee had part of a finger amputated when his left hand became trapped in unguarded machinery in June 2012. ...

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Successful money laundering and fraud prosecution for Alex Menary
25 June 2014

Andrew Seidu was sentenced today, 25 July 2014, to a total term of 4 years' imprisonment for offences of Money Laundering and Fraud after an 8-day trial before HHJ Batty. Alex Menary from Exchange Chambers prosecuted the case on behalf of West Yorkshire CP...

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Charity Dragon Boat Race
23 June 2014

Barristers, clerks and staff from Exchange Chambers - plus family and friends - took part in the annual Dragon Boat Race at West Kirby Marine Lake on Saturday to raise money for Headway Wirral. The event, organised by Carpenters Solicitors, involved paddlers taking to a Chinese War Canoe and working together to t...

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£577,000 settlement for Pankaj Madan
18 June 2014

Pankaj Madan from Exchange Chambers has successfully acted for the claimant, a 51 year old man, in a case which settled at JSM for £577,000. The claimant had a lower life expectancy and was working full time ag...

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Worker’s floor slip led to loss of fingertips
17 June 2014

A Leeds-based company represented by Michael Lavery from Exchange Chambers has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries to his hand when it came into contact with the drive chain of a conveyor at a Newcastle factory. The 26-year-old, of Longbenton, Newcastle, was clearing up after completing a job ...

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Exchange Chambers barristers act in Court of Appeal Mitchell case
16 June 2014

The Court of Appeal will hear three appeals relating to the ambit of the decision in Mitchell over the next two days, 16 and 17 June 2014. The Court ruled last November in Mitchell v News Group Newspapers (k...

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Advocacy Training Council Appointment for Will Waldron QC
6 June 2014

Will Waldron QC from Exchange Chambers has been appointed Deputy Chair of the Advocacy Training Council. Will takes on the role from Julian Goose QC, Recorder of Sheffield, and will represent the Circuits on the Executive Committee. The Advocacy Training Council...

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Two new members for Exchange Chambers in Leeds
4 June 2014

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion by welcoming two new members in Leeds, Victoria Smith-Swain and Holly Betke. Victoria is a specialist criminal and regulatory advocate, who has a suc...

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