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Is serving medical evidence with Particulars of Claim mandatory?

By |2020-04-01T13:12:23+00:00April 1st, 2020|News Stories|

I have recently had a number of solicitor clients asking me whether it is mandatory to serve medical evidence when serving Particulars of Claim. This question has taken on a renewed importance in light of the current COVID-19 crisis as many Claimant solicitors struggle to obtain medical evidence within the limitation period. This area is [...]

Lorraine Mensah in Liverpool Law Magazine

By |2019-05-02T11:46:51+00:00February 5th, 2019|News Stories|

Complete Counsel barrister Lorraine Mensah was featured in the February 2019 issue of Liverpool Law with her article title ‘Britishness under the radar’. The decision to Brexit saw our rights as British Citizens expounded as an intrinsic motive to leave. Whatever your views, it appears we all value our ‘Britishness’. In Claudia Font’s article in [...]

Mediation: the cost effective answer for Employers following the Supreme Court’s ruling

By |2019-05-02T11:46:52+00:00July 27th, 2017|News Stories|

Mediation is already quicker and cheaper than more traditional legal practices, and it could be about to become a far more practical solution for businesses across the UK. A Supreme Court ruling that the imposition of fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims is unlawful is set to have an enormous impact on the number [...]

Two new users for Complete Counsel

By |2019-05-02T11:46:53+00:00June 22nd, 2016|News Stories|

Complete Counsel grows to 6 with 2 new Barristers deciding to use the service. Complete Counsel, which launched in 2015, is an innovative digital base model which enables Barristers to practice as sole practitioners or from existing Chambers, but with appropriate support on a contractual basis. Barristers using Complete Counsel can purchase a basic service, [...]

Court of Appeal Judgment on Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire Trust and Another

By |2016-05-12T16:46:20+00:00January 2nd, 2016|News Stories|

The Court of Appeal have today handed down Judgment on the case of Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire Trust and Another. Read on for Charles Feeny's explanation of the Judgment here We welcome your views/opinions on the Judgment, please share with us via email at:

Charles Feeny and Ana Samuel Published in The AvMA Legal and Medical Journal

By |2019-05-02T11:46:54+00:00December 5th, 2015|News Stories|

A clinical risk article entitled “She should have died hereafter? When is death caused in law by breach of duty?” written by Charles Feeny and Ana Samuel have been published in the forthcoming issue of Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) Medical Journal. The article examines the law surrounding causation in situations when a death could [...]

Charles Feeny is recognised by Chambers & Partners as ‘working at the forefront of technological changes for the legal services with our digital business – Complete Counsel.’

By |2019-05-02T11:46:54+00:00November 5th, 2015|News Stories|

Charles Feeny is recognised by Chambers & Partners 2016 as 'working at the forefront of technological changes for the legal services with our digital business - Complete Counsel.' Charles is also recognised for his superb advocacy skills and the ability to always be relied upon to provide the right answer in complex and high value cases together [...]

Too much information? 1/10- an informative night for all

By |2016-05-12T16:46:34+00:00October 2nd, 2015|News Stories|

Pro-VIDE Law would like to extend its thanks to our speakers Professor Gus Baker and Professor Graeme Poston on assisting with an excellent seminar on Montogomerie at Weightmans, Liverpool. Thanks also to Weightmans and to all the delegates who assisted hugely contributing to the Q&A session afterwards making it an informative night for all.

Julia Hurlbut comments on the decision in Spencer

By |2019-05-02T11:46:54+00:00July 13th, 2015|News Stories|

The Spencer Case illustrates quite clearly the approach all doctors need to take when advising patients of the inherent risks associated with proposed treatment. Any reasonable patient in the claimant’s situation would want to know the risk of a DVT associated with a general anaesthetic, albeit small, the consequences if that risk materialises can be catastrophic. For [...]