Five Members of 39 Essex Chambers Ranked As ‘Most Highly Regarded’ in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2018

Monthly Archives: 29th March 2018

Five Members of 39 Essex Chambers Ranked As ‘Most Highly Regarded’ in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2018

Five members of 39 Essex Chambers have been ranked as ‘Most Highly Regarded’ in the latest ‘Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2018’. Peter Rees QC was ranked ‘Most Highly Regarded’… Read more »

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Cleon Catsambis successful in application to obtain injunction to restrain a winding-up petition on the grounds of a ‘genuine and serious cross-claim’

Cleon Catsambis appeared for the successful applicant and obtained an injunction restraining the presentation of a winding-up petition relating to an undisputed debt on the basis of a genuine and… Read more »

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14 Members of 39 Essex Chambers ranked in Planning Magazine’s Planning Law Survey 2018

39 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that 14 members of the Planning, Environment and Property Group were ranked in Planning Magazine’s Planning Law Survey 2018. Top Rated Planning Silks… Read more »

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Judge gives permission to take blood samples from the Skripals

Vikram Sachdeva QC and Jack Anderson were instructed on behalf of the Official Solicitor to represent the interests of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in relation to an application by the… Read more »

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Are pharma course applicants required to disclose criminal convictions? (HA v University of Wolverhampton) – LexisNexis (Nicola Greaney)

The case of HA v University of Wolverhampton looked at whether a university may lawfully ask an applicant to an accredited Master of Pharmacy degree course (MPharm) whether they have… Read more »

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David Bradly, Robert Lazarus and Victoria Butler-Cole appointed as Recorders

David Bradly, Robert Lazarus and Victoria Butler-Cole have been appointed Recorders by The Queen on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP, and the Lord… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Law Guidance Note: Mental Capacity and Ordinary Residence (updated December 2016)

This guidance note sets out the key considerations to be applied when assessing the ordinary residence of a person who is mentally incapable of forming a settled intention where to… Read more »

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Justice Secretary announces Civil Liability Bill

The Justice Secretary, David Gauke, announced on 20 March 2018 that he will unveil the Civil Liability Bill which will include changes to compensation for whiplash claims including: setting fixed… Read more »

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Environmental Law Could Face Pressure Post-Brexit (Centre for International Governance Innovation – Stephen Tromans QC)

Free trade deals could influence weakened environmental laws in the United Kingdom. The standards of debate and discourse that preceded the United Kingdom’s 2016 referendum on continued membership in the… Read more »

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Mineral extraction in the Green Belt – Court of Appeal finds that visual effects must be considered when assessing whether openness is preserved

The Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal in the case of R (Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) and Oxton Farm) v North Yorkshire County Council and Darrington Quarries Ltd… Read more »

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