Ian Meikle has created The Injury Appeals Blog https://www.injuryappeals.blog, a collection of summaries of the latest Supreme Court and Court of Appeal decisions on cases involving personal injury or clinical negligence. Ian aims to post about the cases within the week that the decisions are published.
World Rugby Judicial appointments for Richard Cole and Owain Rhys James
Richard Cole and Owain Rhys James have been appointed as Judicial Officers for World Rugby following assessment over a number of days at Twickenham Stadium during the London leg of the World Sevens series.
Rachel Anthony appointed to Equality & Human Rights Commission Panel Couple
Civitas Law are delighted to announce that Rachel Anthony has been appointed to the Panel of Counsel for The Equality & Human Rights Commission. Rachel is one of only two Welsh based counsel to be appointed to the panel.
The Equality & Human Rights Commission panel of counsel lists preferred providers of external legal services, including representation and advice.
Rachel Anthony successful in first appeal under Housing (Wales) Act 2014
Rachel Anthony recently successfully represented the tenant in a key appeal concerning the requirement for Landlords to be licensed pursuant to Housing (Wales) Act 2014 in order to serve a section 21 notice.
Civitas Law is the main sponsor at 2019 Cardiff University Mooting Competition
Civitas Law continues to support the development of young lawyers in Wales through its contribution to the annual Cardiff University Mooting Competition. This is a key event with the academic programme and involves undergraduates together with those studying towards a Graduate Diploma in Law.
Members of Chambers Elizabeth Marshall and Christopher Howells were the judges for this year’s competitions. There were some excellent performances from the competitors and the winners receive mini pupillages at Civitas Law.
Richard Cole recently appeared on behalf of the Welsh Ministers (Care Inspectorate Wales), at a hearing before the Health Tribunal, to decide whether emergency conditions imposed against a care home by the inspectorate should be lifted. The hearing took place at the Warrington Combined Court (once part of the Wales and Chester Circuit), before Judge Siobhan Goodrich and two specialist members. Ultimately, new conditions were imposed on the home following a day of negotiations and approval by the court of the