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Women in Law Awards 2017




Chambers is pleased to announce that both Sophie Mortimer and Francesca O'Neill have been awarded the Lawyer Monthly Women in the Law Award 2017 in recognition of their outstanding legal expertise and contribution within the practice area of Personal Injury.

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Francesca O’Neill successful in £5.5 million High Court strike out

18th January 2018

Following on from Chambers’ success in the authoritative CN v Poole case, Francesca O'Neill was successful in persuading the High Court to uphold Master Eastman’s order to strike out this claim for damages of £5.5 million resulting from alleged breaches of the Human Rights Act....

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Kimathi v Foreign Commonwealth Office Queen's Bench Division, [2017] EWHC 3379 (QB)

8th January 2018

On 20 December Stewart J handed down a significant judgment on Parliamentary privilege in the on-going Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation: claims arising out of the “Mau Mau” insurgency between 1952 to 1960. The judge accepted the Defendant’s contentions that the test claimants...

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