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Scott Horner

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Core Practice Area: Civil
Call:
2010
Inn:
Lincoln's Inn

 

Scott joined Chambers in 2011 and accepted tenancy in 2012 after 5 years’ practising with Lyons Davidson Solicitors as part of their litigation team, mainly working on the defence of personal injury claims.

In addition to his background in dealing with personal injury cases, including fatality claims, indemnity and credit hire disputes, Scott particularly welcomes instructions in any commercial or contractual disputes and employment tribunal claims.

Scott is also instructed in housing related matters and has a particular interest in possession claims and anti social behaviour actions.

A common sense and practical attitude to all areas of litigation are at the heart of his approach. He is an ADR accredited civil / commercial and workplace mediator and is happy to be instructed to undertake mediations and arbitrations.

Cases

Personal Injury

JW v CC  Successful multi track claim for personal injury following a back injury suffered in the workplace. This case was dealt with under the terms of a CFA.

TD v PCC  2 day multi track claim for injury and losses arising from an 'ice slipping' incident. The case involved a complete review of the winter service place adopted by the local authority. This case was also conducted on a CFA.

Employment

FE v THS  Acting for the claimant in an employment tribunal claim for unfair dismissal arising from an employment contract at a public school.

Landlord & Tenant

KD v CC  Acting for the landlord in a possession claim involving £1m property and subsequent claim for damage caused to the property. The client took prompt possession and was awarded £15k in damages plus his costs. This case also involved a counterclaim under s212 Housing Act 2004 (tenancy deposits) which was successfully defended.

Housing/Anti Social Behaviour

TBC v YW  Successful eviction of nuisance tenants on behalf of the local authority based on grounds of anti-social behaviour

CH v SD  Defence of nuisance tenants being evicted from her property owned by a registered social landlord.

YH v MG  Acting for the defendant in opposing as application for an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction (ASBI).

ECC v TH  Acting for the Local Authority claimant in committal proceedings for breach of ASBI.

Other Interests

In his spare time, Scott is a keen cricketer and golfer.