The Court of Appeal gives judgment in sex abuse claim

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The Court of Appeal gives judgment in sex abuse claim


The Court of Appeal gave judgment today in JL v Archbishop Bowen and the Scout Association. The JL’s case at trial was that he had been abused by an older… Read more »

CategoryNews Author William Norris QC Date

Jonathan Bellamy speaks to the Insurance Law Association, Singapore, on The Insurance Act 2015


Jonathan Bellamy gave a seminar to the Insurance Law Association, Singapore, in relation to The Insurance Act 2015 on Tuesday 14th February 2017. About this Seminar: The Insurance Act 2015 applies… Read more »

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Deok Joo Rhee QC becomes first Korean-Briton to be appointed Queen’s Counsel (The Korea Times)


A Korean-born British lawyer has been appointed a Queen’s Counsel (QC) for the first time in the country’s history. Deok Joo Rhee, a 43-year-old barrister in London, was one of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Deok Joo Rhee QC Date

A break for term-time holidays? (Solicitors Journal)


Fenella Morris QC and Anna Bicarregui consider the Supreme Court appeal on term-time holidays. Since 2013, maintained schools have only been able to grant parents leave to take their child… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Fenella Morris QC, Anna Bicarregui Date

Capacity, limitation and the Human Rights Act (AP (by his litigation friend, BA) v Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (Eleanor Grey QC – Lexis PSL)


Personal Injury analysis: Under what circumstances was it equitable to extend time? Eleanor Grey QC discusses the court’s decision in AP (by his litigation friend, BA) v Tameside Metropolitan Borough… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Eleanor Grey QC Date

Housing White Paper: Fixing our broken housing market


On 7 February 2017, the Department for Communities and Local Government (“DCLG”) published its much trumpeted and long awaited Housing White Paper, together with a flurry of associated documents. The… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Peter Village QC, Richard Harwood OBE QC, James Strachan QC, Ned Helme, Philippa Jackson Date

Judgment on allocation of burden of proof in group litigation


Stephen Kosmin acted for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in Kimathi and others v Foreign and Commonwealth Office [2017] EWHC 203 (QB), in which Stewart J determined preliminary issues concerning… Read more »

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Four members of 39 Essex Chambers officially sworn in as Queen’s Counsel


Andrew Tabachnik, Kate Grange, Deok Joo Rhee and Karim Ghaly have officially been sworn in as Queen’s Counsel following a ceremony at Westminster on Monday 13th February. Their appointments bring… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Andrew Tabachnik QC, Kate Grange QC, Deok Joo Rhee QC, Karim Ghaly QC Date

Former Presiding Judge for Wales, Sir Wyn Williams, rejoins 39 Essex Chambers


39 Essex Chambers is pleased to announce that, following his retirement as a High Court Judge, Sir Wyn Williams is to re-join the set as a door tenant. Prior to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sir Wyn Williams FLSW Date

Andrew Tabachnik represents SRA in Disciplinary Proceedings against Phil Shiner


Andrew Tabachnik represented the Solicitors Regulation Authority throughout Disciplinary Proceedings against human rights lawyer, Phil Shiner. Mr Shiner was struck off on 2 February 2017, having been found guilty of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Andrew Tabachnik QC Date

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