Richard Whitehall in landmark Court of Appeal case of Swift v Carpenter

Richard Whitehall starts 3 days in the Court of Appeal today on the landmark case of Swift v Carpenter, in which the Court of Appeal will review the law on claims by seriously injured claimants for the cost of purchasing special accommodation. Richard is junior counsel for the Personal Injuries Bar Association, who have been given permission to intervene in the appeal, and is led by Darryl Allen QC. Both are acting pro bono. The appeal is being heard through Skype for Business and unusually, the Court of Appeal will hear live evidence from 7 expert witnesses.

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