Entries by EdwardLamb

We’ve had a facelift!

So, we have rebranded! We thought it was time to freshen up our look to better reflect who we are now that we are six years down the line.  With any business it is important to constantly evolve. Our aim is to continue to grow our team of Barristers and clerking team whilst still retaining […]

*New date added* Event: Irrecoverable damages in Clinical Negligence

First date sold out! New date added! Online Zoom SeminarMonday 17th May 2021 Thursday 6th May 202112.00pm – 1.00pmTo book your free spot please email claire.labio@completecounsel.co.uk Your speaker is: Charles Austin Barrister Charlie’s practice comprises of clinical negligence, serious injury and Inquest work. He appears for both Claimants and Defendants at all stages from interlocutory […]

Failure to Mitigate Loss – 1hr Zoom Session

Due to incredible demand we have decided the best way to ensure everybody interested gets to take part is to run two ‘open’ zoom sessions on the dates below. You will see I have split it up Claimant/Defendant wise. Claimant Session: 15th December 12.00 noon Defendant Session: 16th December 12.00 noon Ana Samuel Barrister, Assistant […]

Whittington Hospitals NHS Trust v XX (2020 ) UKSC 1

The triumph of identity over collectivism?  On 1 April 2020, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v. XX [2020] UKSC 14.  This inevitably controversial judgment received scant media attention at the time, given the commencement of the Lockdown.  It is likely that the decision will be the […]

Costs interim payments: to pay or not to pay?

It is clear that many law firms are feeling the pinch with the slow-down in work brought about by the current corona virus pandemic. Despite efforts to increase the number of cases being heard online the number moving through the system clearly remains low. This will inevitably impact upon firms’ cash-flow. One area where Claimant […]

Charles Feeny, Gus Baker and Sam Irving published in the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management

“Charles Feeny, Gus Baker and Sam Irving have been published in the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management. In the April 2020 Volume 25, Issue 2, their article “Medical Accidents: a Socratic resolution?” has appeared. The Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, formerly known as Clinical Risk, is an international publication. The Editor […]

Statistics: just another brick in the wall

The complex question as to when and how statistical evidence should be used in clinical negligence cases was again considered by the Court of Appeal in Schembri v Marshall[2020] EWCA Civ 358. The decision provides a helpful summary of how such evidence is to be approached and its application to individual claimants. Whilst the conclusion of […]