Permission has been granted to the BMA (and others) to challenge the Government’s reduction in the value of the public service pension scheme to doctors

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Permission has been granted to the BMA (and others) to challenge the Government’s reduction in the value of the public service pension scheme to doctors


The challenge is being brought to directions intended to address the discriminatory effect of public service pensions, as found in the McCloud judgment. The grounds of challenge are that the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Jennifer Thelen Date

Autistic young man succeeds in showing Ombudsman has broader jurisdiction to investigate SEND complaints


An autistic young man, Philip Milburn, has succeeded in part of his judicial review claim against the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, which dismissed part of his complaint against… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steve Broach Date

Nominations for The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022


We are delighted to announce that a large number of our members and practice groups have been shortlisted for inaugural The Legal 500 Bar Awards. Individual nominations include: Public Law… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Gregory Treverton-Jones QC, Neil Block QC, James Strachan QC, Vikram Sachdeva QC, Nina Goolamali QC, Christian Du Cann, Christiaan Zwart, Christopher Staker, David Mitchell , Peter Mant, Katherine Apps, Steve Broach Date

High Court clarifies its powers upon a statutory review of an inquest


In HM Senior Coroner for South London v HM Assistant Coroner for South London [2022] EWHC 1388 (Admin), the High Court, comprised of Lord Justice Singh and Mrs Justice Heather… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Scarlett Milligan Date

Suspended GP not entitled to suspension payments after resigning from partnership


Sandles v NHS Litigation Authority [2022] EWHC 1582 (Admin). The High Court dismissed a judicial review claim seeking to challenge a decision of the Primary Care Appeals who upheld an… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Adam Fullwood Date

Deprivations of Liberty of 16- and 17-year-olds: Important new judgment from the Court of Protection


Bolton Council v KL [2022] EWCOP 24 (21 June 2022) (HHJ Hilder) Francesca Gardner and Arianna Kelly appeared in an important case from Senior Judge Hilder on how the Court… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Francesca Gardner, Arianna Kelly Date

Timothy Lyons QC named in European Commission’s list of individuals found suitable for appointment as Chairperson for Arbitrations


The European Commission recently concluded its selection process for arbitrators and trade and sustainable development experts in bilateral disputes under the EU’s trade agreements with third countries.  We are delighted… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Advocaat/Avocat, Brussels Bar Date

Success for 39 Essex Chambers’ Members in the Planning Magazine Legal Survey 2022


Planning Magazine’s annual law survey, released today, has yet again ranked a number of 39 Essex Chambers’ barristers highly. The annual survey shines a spotlight on those most widely considered… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, Peter Village QC, Thomas Hill QC, James Strachan QC, Richard Wald QC, Celina Colquhoun, Victoria Hutton, Katherine Barnes Date

‘A Practical Guide to the Availability of Local Authority Support for People from Abroad’ Published


‘A Practical Guide to the Availability of Local Authority Support for People from Abroad’ by Sian Davies has been published. This is a practical guide for local authorities and those… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sian Davies Date

Alex Ruck Keene QC (Hon) given a Faculty Commendation by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine.


Alongside Ben Troke (Hill Dickinson) Alex has been given a Faculty Commendation to mark the work that he has done – and continues to do – for the Faculty’s Legal… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alex Ruck Keene QC (Hon) Date

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