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Court approves settement terms in Will Waldron QC case
25 September 2014

Will Waldron QC from Exchange Chambers has seen the court express approval of the terms of settlement for his client, LM, a man who was 19 when injured in a road traffic accident (now 26), sustaining serious brain injury.  LM was an unbelted passenger in a car, which ran out of control and hit a tree, causin...

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Rape and attempted rape allegations withdrawn
25 September 2014

John Wyn Williams from Exchange Chambers has successfully argued that the evidence against his client in a rape and attempted rape trial was of such a tenuous nature that it would be unfair to ask the jury to return a verdict.  The judge agreed and found that allegations of rape and attempted rape ought to b...

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Exchange Chambers hosts Show Racism the Red Card meeting
25 September 2014

Exchange Chambers was delighted to host a fringe event by Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) during the Labour Party Conference 2014 in Manchester. SRtRC is the UK’s anti-racism educational charity, established in 1996. The campaign works with over 50,000 young people in the UK annually. The event was designe...

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Exchange Chambers Unveiled As Official Event Partner at Leeds Business Week 2014
24 September 2014

Exchange Chambers is delighted to support Leeds Business Week 2014 as an official event partner. Leeds Business Week, the UK’s biggest business week, runs from 13 - 17 October 2014 and features over 100 events dedicated to the business and wider community across the city. As an official business par...

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Pankaj Madan secures £500,000 settlement
24 September 2014

Pankaj Madan from Exchange Chambers has secured a settlement of £500,000 on a provisional damages basis for a claimant With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Pankaj is fast becoming a leading name in life changing and catastrophic injury cases and attracts a loyal following....

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Exchange Chambers Barristers Speaking at Cambridge Annual Medico-Legal Conference 2014
24 September 2014

Gerard Martin QC and Pankaj Madan from Exchange Chambers are speaking at the Cambridge Annual Medico-Legal Conference 2014 on Friday 26 September. At 2.30 pm Pankaj Madan will address delegates on Whiplash, a legal viewpoint while Gerard Martin QC will speak at 4.40pm on Cons...

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Emma Bennett successfully defends client on rape charge
23 September 2014

Emma Bennett from Exchange Chambers has successfully defended her client who has been cleared of raping and assaulting his estranged wife over a 6 month period.   The client was accused of causing a black eye and severe bruising to the rest of the body before going onto to violently rape.    ...

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Who is an Apprentice?
22 September 2014

For the first time the Employment Appeal Tribunal has codified the principles to be applied in determining a contract of apprenticeship at common law. Ahley Serr from Exchange Chambers successfully acted for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in the case of HMRC v Holmescales. Please click on the li...

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Multi-handed fraud trial instruction for Philip Parry
22 September 2014

Philip Parry from Exchange Chambers has been instructed in a multi-handed Trading Standards fraud  trial due to start in Manchester in April 2015 and scheduled to last 10 weeks.  The case arises out of the suspected fraudulent activities of kitchens sold under many guises to unsuspecting customers all o...

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Philip Parry successfully defends client in 7 week multi-handed fraud prosecution
22 September 2014

Philip Parry from Exchange Chambers has successfully defended his client in a 7 week multi-handed fraud prosecution brought by Dudley Trading Standards at Wolverhampton.    Philip’s client was an employee of one of the largest sellers of doors, windows and roofline products in the Midlands.  ...

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5 day Jury Inquest for Philip Parry
22 September 2014

Philip Parry from Exchange Chambers has acted for Wilhemsen Lines Car Carriers Ltd (one of the largest freight carriers in the world) in a 5 day jury inquest into the death of an Able Bodied Seaman. Gerardo Tonogbanua was killed in February 2011 when he fell into the water during an emergency exercise drill on th...

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Philip Parry instructed in multiple murder and poisoning trial
22 September 2014

Philip Parry from Exchange Chambers has been instructed as first Junior Defence Counsel in the multiple murder and poisoning trial of Victorino Chua, a nurse at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport arising out of the deaths and suspected poisoning of patients at Stepping Hill Hospital in June and July 2011 and the alleged f...

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Will Waldron QC secures damages of £3.75 million
15 September 2014

Will Waldron QC has secured £3.75 million for his client, DB.  The facts of the case were as follows: T11/12 complete paraplegia in a man age 36 at the time of the accident and 41 at settlement.  He had also sustained a mild head injury, causing memory problems.  Two episodes of Syringomyelia...

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Exchange Chambers Trains with the RNLI
5 September 2014

Exchange Chambers barristers Steven Crossley, Alex Menary, Alfie Weiss and Vicky Smith-Swain have just recently returned from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution headquarters in Poole, Dorset, where they delivered an inquest workshop to the Directors and senior staff of the Institution.  The 4 Leeds-base...

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Nick Johnson makes YouTube debut
4 September 2014

Fraud specialist Nick Johnson has worked with Evan Wright, a partner in the business crime team at JMW Solicitors, to film two informative videos on Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs).  DPAs were introduced in Schedule 17 and s.45 of the ...

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