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Charles Feeny published in the European Journal of Risk Regulation

By |2016-05-12T16:46:47+01:00January 15th, 2015|News Stories|

Charles Feeny has published the article, 'Epidemiological association, evidence of legal causation?- a view from the front line' in the forthcoming issue of EJRR. In his article, Charles discusses the development of epidemiological evidence and its value as a means of proving causation. In addressing this, the article comments of the so-called 'doubles the risk [...]

Complete Counsel: shedding the unnecessary…

By |2019-05-02T11:46:55+01:00January 15th, 2015|News Stories|

From 5 January 2015, I will continue my practice as a Barrister, with support from Complete Counsel. Complete Counsel is an innovative project which will operate as a sister company to Document Direct.  It is anticipated that instructions through Complete Counsel will be electronic via a portal.  The management of my practice will use the [...]

Charles Feeny gives lecture on shortcuts to proof in cases of delayed treatment

By |2016-05-12T16:47:05+01:00April 7th, 2014|News Stories|

Charles Feeny gave the lecture "Material contribution or inference? Shortcuts to proof in delay of treatment" at Bevan Brittan's London office on the 31st March. The lecture address the legal issues that arise in cases of delayed treatment in the areas of cauda equina syndrome and the influence of material contribution generally. As part of [...]

Pro-VIDE-Law launches new webinar service

By |2019-05-02T11:46:56+01:00January 13th, 2014|News Stories|

Building upon the launch of our online initiative, Pro-VIDE-Law has expanded into the provision of webinars. These cover our core interests of personal injury, clinical negligence and industrial disease. All webinars have been authorised by the SRA and carry CPD points. Webinars can be purchased either indefinitely or rented for a 24 hour period. We [...]

Claire McIvor joins Pro-VIDE as contributing editor

By |2019-05-02T11:46:56+01:00January 13th, 2014|News Stories|

Pro-VIDE-Law are pleased to announce that Dr Claire McIvor, Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, has joined our panel of contributing editors. Dr McIvor is a tort law specialist. Her main areas of research are liability for the acts of others; public authority negligence; probabilistic causation; and the use of epidemiological evidence in personal [...]

EL claims after the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act; the recrudescence of Middle English law?

By |2019-05-02T11:46:57+01:00December 13th, 2013|News Stories|

On Saturday 30th November, Charles Feeny delivered the above lecture at the Personal Injury Bar Association Northern Conference. As a follow up, Charles has provided some additional thoughts on the lecture and how the changes are influencing the law. A copy of the lecture powerpoint is available at the bottom of the page. My starting [...]

Causation in asbestos- a great success!

By |2016-05-12T16:47:31+01:00November 18th, 2013|News Stories|

Pro-VIDE-Law marked their launch with the event ‘Causation in asbestos: Minimal or material? Risk or probability’. The seminar was a great success and will shortly be available to download as a webinar. Delegates rated the event as excellent and particularly relevant to their practice. For more information on the event, future events and webinars please [...]

Law, Medicine and Science: Reflections from Brussels and Newby Bridge

By |2019-05-02T11:46:57+01:00November 13th, 2013|News Stories|

Two meeting in which I have recently participated in illustrate the serious issues to be confronted in litigation where law, medicine and epidemiology inevitably meet. On 1st November 2013, Per Laleng and I attended a meeting in Brussels organised by Claire McIvor of the University of Birmingham, which resulted in the inception of the International Association [...]