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News & Events: Personal Injury

News 19th June 2024

Sam Hadgraft joins Pump Court’s Civil Clerking Team

We are delighted to announce that Sam Hadgraft has joined chambers as Third Junior Civil Clerk. Sam is a highly efficient clerk, adept at navigating fast paced and challenging environments. He is eager to learn and demonstrates a strong aptitude for applying new knowledge with skill and precision. His responsibilities encompass the fair allocation of […]

News, Blog 30th April 2024
Antonia Ford

The basic art of the perfect bundle

The provision and content of a bundle can make or break a trial. That might sound overly dramatic for something which on its face is a purely administrative task but a well-constructed and tactically considered bundle can make all the difference. A perfect bundle allows the advocate to seamlessly direct a Judge or witness to […]

News 9th April 2024

Carol Cheng joins Chambers

We are very pleased that Carol Cheng has accepted an offer of tenancy following the successful completion of her third six pupillage. Carol is a member of the Civil Team and accepts instructions in all areas, including the following: General commercial disputes Breach of Contract Company Claims under the Consumer Credit Act 1974/PPI Credit Hire […]

News 4th April 2024

Nazifa Chowdhury joins Pump Court Chambers as a tenant

We are delighted to welcome Nazifa Chowdhury as a tenant, following the successful completion of her third six pupillage. Nazifa is a member of the Civil Team and accepts instructions in the following areas: General commercial disputes Breach of Contract Company Claims under the Consumer Credit Act 1974/PPI Credit Hire Debt recovery Personal and Corporate […]

News 26th March 2024
Antonia Ford

Antonia Ford joins the Executive Committee of the Personal Injuries Bar Association

We are delighted to announce that Antonia Ford has joined the Executive Committee of the Personal Injuries Bar Association (PIBA). Antonia commented: ‘PIBA fulfils an essential role not just by representing practitioners in the field of personal injury litigation, but also by ensuring that the rights of personal injury litigants is at the forefront of […]

News 22nd March 2024
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Tim Broom joins Pump Court as Second Junior Civil Clerk

We are delighted to welcome Tim Broom, who joins our civil clerking team. As the Second Junior Civil Clerk, Tim plays a pivotal role in the smooth operation of chambers and is responsible for diary and practice management across all civil areas, with a special emphasis on the regulatory team. His duties include the fair […]

News, Blog 4th March 2024

Secondary victim claims following Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

The Supreme Court’s judgment in the case of Paul and another v Royal Wolverhampton[1] has, by a majority, but with a persuasive dissenting judgment from Lord Burrows, considerably reduced the pool of individuals who can bring their own claim as a ‘secondary victim’ in medical negligence cases. The Court ultimately determined that an accident, or […]

News, Blog 13th February 2024
Antonia Ford

When is relief not relief?

Relief from Sanctions applications continue to take up a disproportionate amount of court time both in the lower Courts and on appeal. It is rare for a week to go by without some aspect of CPR 3.9 and Denton and others v TH White Ltd and another [2014] EWCA Civ 906 (Denton) being the subject […]

News, Podcasts 18th December 2023

Personal Injury and Injury to Feelings in the Employment Tribunal

This Episode, Louisa Simpson speaks with Pump Court’s Emma Sole about all things Personal Injury in the Employment Tribunal. Topics include in what circumstances one might consider seeking damages for PI in the ET (and not the civil courts), the cross-over with Injury to Feelings awards, medical evidence, directions and case management. Whilst this podcast […]

News 13th December 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

James Wackett joins Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is very pleased to announce that James Wackett has joined chambers as Senior Civil Clerk. James will lead the Civil Clerking team and will ultimately be responsible for the strategic planning, development and growth of all civil practices across chambers. James has gained over 20 years’ experience in the legal industry, working […]

News 4th December 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

New Practitioner Series – Season 2

We are pleased to launch season 2 of our New Practitioner Series of webinars, which are aimed at practitioners 0-3 years qualified. It includes a range of bite-sized webinars on matters of procedure and law and is designed to be used as training and library resource for practitioners as they navigate their case-loads. The topics […]

Webinar Archive 1st December 2023

Foreign Language Clients

  Oliver Foy talks through some issues which can arise with foreign language clients, focusing on witness statements and interpreters. The slides from the session can be viewed here.

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