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Record turnover for Exchange Chambers
6 April 2017

Exchange Chambers has announced record turnover of £28.7 million for the 2016/17 financial year - a rise of 12% on last year’s £25.7 million. The barristers’ Chambers, described as a “Northern powerhouse” by the independent legal directories, has now set its sights on further e...

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David Temkin secures successful outcome in Health and Safety case
24 February 2017

David Temkin has successfully represented a private housebuilding company, Select Quality Homes Ltd. The company was prosecuted by the HSE for breach of Regulation 6 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and breach of a Proh...

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Record Rankings in Chambers UK
3 November 2016

Exchange Chambers has secured its highest ever rankings in this year’s Chambers UK. With a number of Band 1 rankings across the Northern and North Eastern circuits, Exchange Chambers is praised for its “stellar reputation” and “broad sele...

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Exchange Chambers raises £11,700 for The Joshua Tree
3 October 2016

Exchange Chambers has raised £11,700 through its first fundraising initiative for The Joshua Tree, the Set’s official charity. The Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds based Chambers arranged an online auction thanks to a wide ...

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Exchange Chambers targets further expansion in Leeds
29 September 2016

Exchange Chambers has signalled its intent to further expand in Leeds by taking an additional 2000 sq ft of space at Oxford House, Oxford Row. Exchange Chambers opened in Leeds in 2010 and now has 29 barristers covering a wide range of practice areas including ...

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Exchange Chambers barristers act in HSE traffic management prosecution
20 September 2016

The Health and Safety Executive prosecution of alleged failings in traffic management procedures during resurfacing works at Queen’s Drive, Liverpool, begins today at Liverpool Crown Court. John Jones...

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General Dental Council appointment for Ashley Serr
20 September 2016

Ashley Serr from Exchange Chambers has been appointed to the General Dental Council (GDC) as a legal advisor to their fitness to practice panel. The GDC regulates dentists and dental care professionals in the United Kingdom setting and enforcing standards of dental practice...

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Record Legal 500 2016 rankings for Exchange Chambers
15 September 2016

Exchange Chambers has secured its highest ever rankings in the newly released, Legal 500, out this week. The Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds based Set is described as a “...

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Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited fined £2.6m in case prosecuted by Adrian Farrow
6 May 2016

HHJ Mark Brown, the Honorary Recorder of Preston imposed a fine of £2.6m and costs on part of the Balfour Beatty Group in relation to breaches of Health and Safety legislation in a case prosecuted by Adrian Farrow at Presto...

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Adrian Farrow comments on the new Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines
8 February 2016

The latest Sentencing Council guidelines for Health and Safety breaches came into effect on 1st February and Adrian Farrow has prosecuted one of the first cases under the new regime. Babcock Rail Ltd were fined £400,000 an...

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Adrian Farrow acts for businessman in HSE prosecution
21 May 2015

Adrian Farrow from Exchange Chambers acted for businessman, Mohammed Shafi Karbhari, who was prosecuted by HSE following an incident in which a Lithuanian worker died while working at a building he owned. The worker, Ivars Bahmanis, a 55 year old Lithuanian national living and working in Blackburn, was involved i...

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Successful HSE prosecution for Mark Ainsworth
31 March 2015

Mark Ainsworth from Exchange Chambers acted for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in a case in which an ice cream firm was fined £7,500 after part of a worker's finger was cut off while cleaning a machine. The 60-year-old employee, who does not want to be named, had her left index finger sliced off belo...

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David Temkin secures non-custodial sentence in Health & Safety mountain fatality case
18 February 2015

David Temkin of Exchange Chambers represented Mr Tim Melling at Carlisle Crown Court. Mr Melling faced prosecution for serious Health & Safety breaches. For nearly three decades, Mr Melling operated a highly successful English Language School in the Lake District. As part of the school’s extra-curricular activi...

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