High Court Finds Government’s National Disability Strategy Unlawful

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High Court Finds Government’s National Disability Strategy Unlawful


Mr Justice Griffiths has allowed a claim for judicial review brought by four disabled people challenging the Government’s recently published National Disability Strategy (“the Strategy”) on the basis that: (i)… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steve Broach , Katherine Barnes Date

Inspector decides not to confirm CPO sought by London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (‘MOPAC’) at Perivale


On 20 January 2022 the Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State issued her decision in respect of a CPO promoted by the  MOPAC declining to confirm it. The land… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, Richard Wald QC, Celina Colquhoun, Christiaan Zwart Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Vaccination and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team has been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position in relation to vaccination for COVID-19.  They have prepared, and… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene, Nicola Kohn Date

Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Refuses Electricity Interconnector Infrastructure DCO


On the 20th January 2022, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy REFUSED consent for a development consent order (“DCO”), under the Planning Act 2008, for the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Christiaan Zwart Date

AQUIND Interconnector DCO Decision Secretary of State Refusal 20 January 2022 


On 20 January the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng issued his decision under the Planning Act 2008 to refuse AQUIND Ltd’s application for a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Celina Colquhoun Date

Success in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Rankings


Chambers is delighted that twelve members have been ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Guide, released this week. Chambers has also been listed as a Tier 1 set… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Paul Darling OBE QC, Adrian Hughes QC, Charles Manzoni QC, Peter Rees QC, Marion Smith QC, David Bateson *, Jonathan Bellamy, Loretta Malintoppi (Rome), Steven Lim, Ben Olbourne, David Hopkins, Denys Hickey Date

Katherine Apps writes in Local Government Lawyer on PSED: can breach be remedied?


Is it possible to remedy a breach of the public sector equality duty? In Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v TM [2021] EWCA Civ 1890 [hyperlink to https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2021/1890.html ] the Court… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Katherine Apps Date

Jon Darby appointed to the FA General Appeals Panel and Ian Brownhill and Daniel Kozelko appointed to the FA Safeguarding Panel


We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Darby has been appointed to the FA General Appeals Panel for a three-year term. The Appeals Panel is responsible for hearing disciplinary and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Ian Brownhill , Jonathan Darby, Daniel Kozelko Date

Construction company directors beware! Agency law may not protect you.


Anthony Edwards successfully argued for the claimant in the High Court TCC that the laws of agency did not protect a particular director of a construction limited company. The Judge,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Anthony Edwards Date

A number of members of Chambers instructed in one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2022


A number of members of Chambers are instructed in one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2022. The annual listing highlights the key cases taking place in the courts… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Adam Robb QC, John Denis-Smith, Patrick Hennessey, Nicholas Higgs Date

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