Lord Chancellor appoints Kings Chambers barrister as First-Tier Tribunal judge
The Lord Chancellor has appointed Kings Chambers barrister Melanie Plimmer to sit as a judge of the First-Tier Tribunal.
She has been assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber to exercise the Special Educational Needs and Disability, Care Standards and Primary Health jurisdiction within that chamber, based in Manchester.
News from Kings Chambers
Briefings from Kings Chambers
In the months since the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Cheshire West, the courts have continued to put into effect Lady Hale’s ‘acid test’.
In Thompson v Renwick Group plc, Mr Thompson was exposed to asbestos while working for his employer, a transport haulage company, during the mid-1970s.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The effects of recent changes to civil litigation are only just beginning to be felt, but barristers in the regions have several reasons to be cheerful