Parental consent for puberty suppressing treatment

Monthly Archives: 31st March 2021

Parental consent for puberty suppressing treatment

The High Court has handed down judgment confirming that parents of have the right to consent to puberty blocking treatment on their children’s behalf. The application was brought by AB,… Read more »

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David Hopkins successfully represents the trustees of Magdalen Park Bowling Club in High Court claim seeking to enforce land option

On Monday, the High Court (Deputy Judge George Bompas QC) handed down judgment in Downey v Stevens [2021] EWHC 752 (Ch). The case was contested between two property developers and… Read more »

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Sport Resolutions Appointments

Chambers is delighted to announce that thirteen members are now appointed to the Sport Resolutions panels. New appointments include: Neil Block QC – Appointed to the Arbitration (Legal Member) and… Read more »

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Court of Appeal dismisses distressed borrower’s appeal in decision regarding lenders’ duties: Morley v Royal Bank of Scotland

The Court of Appeal (Lewison, Males and Birss LJJ) recently handed down judgment in Morley (t/a Morley Estates) v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc [2021] EWCA Civ 338. The… Read more »

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Judicial review challenge to consultation on Government’s National Strategy for Disabled People

A claim for judicial review has recently been issued on behalf of four disabled people who consider that the Government’s approach to involving them in its forthcoming National Strategy for… Read more »

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From virtual to hybrid? The future of Council meetings

For years councillors have met in public, in buildings in or close to the council area, making the important decisions for their locality.  The Covid pandemic brought an immediate threat… Read more »

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Three New Members for 39 Essex Chambers’ Public Law Group

39 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that Francesca Gardner, Eliza Sharron and Arianna Kelly and have joined Chambers. Francesca, Eliza and Arianna, all of whom have established public law… Read more »

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The Court of Appeal judgment: Deportation of foreign criminal with paranoid schizophrenia

The Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Dingemans, Lord Justice Lewis and Lady Justice Elisabeth Laing) has handed down its judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Starkey… Read more »

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Loretta Malintoppi appointed to the Council of the Milan Arbitration Chamber (CAM)

We are delighted to announce that Loretta Malintoppi has been appointed to the Council of the Milan Arbitration Chamber (CAM) for the next two years. The new members of the… Read more »

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Permission Granted in Judicial Review Concerning the Application of Human Rights Obligations to Private Care Providers

On 25 March 2021 HHJ Cotter QC granted permission to apply for judicial review in R (KG) v HF Trust Limited, a challenge to the decision of a private care… Read more »

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