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Leading Juniors

Richard Copnall - Parklane PlowdenA standout senior-junior.
Howard Elgot - Parklane PlowdenA go-to barrister.

Professional negligence in Regional Bar

Parklane Plowden

At Parklane Plowden, Howard Elgot is acting for the claimants in ongoing actions relating to the under-settlement of hundreds of claims made by coal miners who suffered vibration white finger (VWF). He also appeared in Liddle v Atha and Co, a solicitors' negligence action in the High Court where insurers applied to strike out the claim via the Limitation Act as an abuse of process. In the Supreme Court, Richard Copnall appeared for the claimant in Edwards v Hugh James, a leading case on the assessment of damages for solicitors' negligence; the original case related to the negligent under-settlement of claims for VWF.