|D Morgan Plc v Mace & Jones (a firm)
(2010)(TCC): £50m solicitors’ negligence claim concerning planning permission for landfill dismissed
|for the solicitors|
|X v Y  EWHC 1983 (QB) – Existence of a duty of care owed to a child by one parent to prevent abuse by the other parent, joint liability for assaults between parents and limitation.
|MK (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 980
Judicial review appeal to the Court of Appeal on the question of the appropriate level of damages to be awarded in cases of unlawful immigration detention.
|For the Secretary of State for the Home Department|
|XX v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 
Claim arising from the damage to a girl XX at birth due to clinical negligence at Rochford Hopsital, Essex. Liability having been dealt with quickly, the settlement PPO package valued at about £4m was agreed by negotiation and approved by the court on 1 September 2010.
|For the Claimant|
|Clarke v Hammonds, Pinsent Masons and Dickinson Dees (2010)
Representing international firm of solicitors in 8-week race victimisation claim brought by former associate solicitor.
|For the Respondent|
|Newman v (1) Maurice (2) Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust  EWHC 171 (QB)
Claim arising out of alleged failures in the Claimant’s care by a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon. Held the surgeon had not acted negligently, bearing in mind the risks which had to be considered in deciding whether to go ahead and perform surgery.
|For the Second Defendant|
|F v M, 17.05.10 (unreported, HHJ Karsten QC, Central London CC) - rugby union referee held not liable for injury to hooker at engagement of scrum
||For the Defendant|