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Monthly Archives: 23rd December 2012

Legal Services Board appoints 39 Essex Chambers to its panel of legal advisors


39 Essex Chambers has been appointed to the panel of external legal advisors for the Legal Services Board, it has been announced. Chambers joins a panel of nine advisors, picked from 24… Read more »

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EU Commission Tackles IHT Cross-Border Obstacles


Timothy Lyons QC has contributed this comment piece on the EU Commission’s recommendations on IHT obstacles, including double taxation, entitled “Recommendations – And Then”.  

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Commission and Spain v Gibraltar and the United Kingdom: a landmark case on engineered tax regimes


Cases C-106/09 P and C-107/09 P Commission and Spain v Gibraltar and the United Kingdom, 15th Nov 2011, are important cases on state aid and tax. They are considered by… Read more »

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Section 199: relief from VAT on low value goods: restriction relating to Channel Islands – Low Value Consignment Relief for VAT


This material was first published by Sweet & Maxwell Limited in Section 199: relief from VAT on low value goods: restriction relating to Channel Islands—Low Value Consignment Relief for VAT[2012]… Read more »

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Rachael O’Hagan instructed by a respondent who successfully resisted an application for permission to appeal an arbitration award under s. 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996.


Rachael O’Hagan instructed by a respondent who successfully resisted an application for permission to appeal an arbitration award under s. 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996.

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Victoria Butler-Cole acted successfully for the Hospital Trusts in the case of a seven year old boy in need of cancer treatment


Yesterday Mr. Justice Bodey ruled a seven-year-old boy with a brain tumour should undergo surgery against his mother’s wishes.  The ruling was later upheld by the Court of Appeal in… Read more »

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Local Government Law Update


Presented by members of Thirty Nine Essex Street, this half day seminar will cover the following topics: – Freedom of information and data protection – General power of competence – Procurement – Consultation – Equality… Read more »

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Thirty Nine Essex Street Launches Energy Bill blog


The Government’s long-awaited Energy Bill received its first reading on 29 November 2012. No date has yet been fixed for the Bill’s second reading, at which the substance will be… Read more »

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Vikram Sachdeva seeks declaration for Trust not to resuscitate intensive care patient


Vikram Sachdeva seeks declaration for Trust not to resuscitate intensive care patient Mr. Justice Peter Jackson declined to make the declarations sought on 6 December 2012. An urgent application for… Read more »

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