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Steven Crossley successfully represents Police Constable Joanne Parr in Merseyside's first public Misconduct Hearing
25 September 2015

Steven Crossley from Exchange Chambers has successfully represented Police Constable Joanne Parr in Merseyside's first public Misconduct Hearing. The Officer faced allegations that, with other officers, she deliberately refused to assist a member of the public struggling with a shoplifter he had detained in Dale ...

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David Knifton secures over £7m damages in tetraplegia case
24 September 2015

At a joint settlement meeting on 22.9.15, David Knifton secured a compensation award worth over £7m on behalf of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries in a road traffic accident.  Alex Pearson, then 23, was a front seat passenger in a taxi which skidded on black ice into collision with an oncoming veh...

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Paul Hodgkinson prosecutes multi-handed drugs case
21 September 2015

Paul Hodgkinson from Exchange Chambers has successfully prosecuted thirteen men who have been sentenced to a total of 56 years after an undercover police operation targeting drugs in Rochdale.  The offenders were sentenced to a total of 56 years in prison as a result of Operation Trafalgar, an intellige...

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Record Rankings for Exchange Chambers in Legal 500
17 September 2015

Exchange Chambers has secured its highest ever rankings in this year’s Legal 500, published today. Described as a “multi-disciplinary Northern circuit powerhouse”, barristers based in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester all rank highly in the directory. In total, 13 QCs are listed i...

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Exchange Chambers welcomes internationally renowned competition law specialist
9 September 2015

Exchange Chambers has expanded its commercial service offering with the arrival of competition and EU law specialist David Went from Sidley Austin in London. David, who will be based at the Set’s Leeds Chambers, was named in Global Competition Review’s list of the leading 40 competition law specialist...

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Moving On Up
8 September 2015

Exchange Chambers has relocated its Liverpool Chambers to the second floor of One Derby Square. The multi-disciplinary set has taken a ten year lease for 12,000 sq ft having previously occupied the first floor of One Derby Square.   By moving to the second floor of the building, which overlooks the Quee...

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Success in the Court of Appeal for Chris Barnes
7 September 2015

Chris Barnes successfully represented the claimant in resisting an appeal by the Ministry of Defence against the judgment of HHJ Horton. Kevin Lillington, the claimant, was injured whilst on a promotional course in the Army. The MOD contested all issues at trial and then appealed the damages and a finding that he would h...

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Edward Cousins joins Exchange Chambers as a Door Tenant
7 September 2015

Exchange Chambers is delighted to welcome Edward Cousins as a Door Tenant. For over 30 years, Edward pursued a successful career as a Barrister with expertise in property and land law and associated litigation. In March 2002 he was appointed as the Chief Commons Commissioner dealing with dispute...

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Pankaj Madan appointed as sole legal expert for training programme
4 September 2015

Leading legal training company Bond Solon has appointed Pankaj Madan, a barrister at Exchange Chambers in Leeds, as its sole legal expert for a specific project training medical experts in whiplash type claims. Pankaj Madan will be working with Bond Solon to provide training to “MedCo” the new non-pro...

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Oliver Jarvis acts for Premier League footballer on drink-driving charge
2 September 2015

Olly Jarvis from Exchange Chambers, instructed by Stephen Lickrish & Associates has acted for Premier league footballer, Darron Gibson, who today avoided a jail sentence after pleading guilty to hitting a cyclist while drink-driving and then fleeing the scene. Gibson, 27, was behind the wheel of his blac...

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Adrian Farrow defends in firearms case
1 September 2015

Andrew Farrow from Exchange Chambers has defended a 21 year old man who built up an arsenal of weapons, including a submachine gun. Dominic Birch was caught after police intercepted a package containing an Uzi heading to his house in Buxton, Derbyshire. Jurors at Derby Crown Court found him guilty of poss...

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