3PB's Personal Injury team provides legal update on Disclosure, Fraud, Fundamental Dishonesty and Contempt Proceedings
Jonathan has a busy personal injury practice. He is experienced in cases involving serious injury and complex issues of liability/causation. Jonathan acts for both claimants and defendants across a broad spectrum of work including:
- Employers’ liability
- Public liability
- Credit Hire
- Highways Act claims
- Product Liability
Jonathan has considerable expertise in cases involving allegations of fraud and fundamental dishonesty. Jonathan regularly advises and appears on behalf of defendant insurance companies.
In addition to Court advocacy, Jonathan is happy to provide written advice as to issues of liability, causation, quantum or procedure, to assist in conference and to draft pleadings.
Recent instructions include:
- Advising and drafting pleadings in a claim involving a pilon fracture, calcaneal fracture and acute compartment syndrome following an accident at work.
- Advising, drafting pleadings and attending at Court in a claim involving open tibia, fibula fractures and significant scarring to a young girl after she was hit by a motor vehicle as a pedestrian.
- Advising in a claim involving a serious left humerus fracture sustained in an accident at work resulting in permanent restriction of shoulder movement, ongoing symptoms and future expenses.
- Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation (KEGL): From 2015 to 2018, Jonathan was instructed as JJ (Junior Junior) for the UK Government in a group action brought by 40,000 claimants arising from alleged mistreatment during the Kenyan Emergency in the 1950s. KEGL was one of the longest-running trials in English legal history. The litigation was successfully defended.
3PB's Personal Injury team provides legal update on Disclosure, Fraud, Fundamental Dishonesty and Contempt Proceedings18th Oct 2017
Brighthouse Ltd v Tazegul  QBD (Spencer J) 12/07/20162nd Sep 2016
Following new evidence which amounted to a prima facie case of perjury and fraud concerning the independence of a witness, Spencer J ordered that a county court judgment be referred back to the trial judge to determine whether judgment should be set aside. Jonathan Gaydon reviews Brighthouse Ltd v Tazegul