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Policing our privacy – where does the law lie?


R (Edward Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales [2020] EWCA Civ 1058 Last Tuesday the Court of Appeal (Sir Terence Etherton MR, Dame Victoria Sharp PQBD and Singh LJ)… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author David Mitchell Date

Wasted costs ordered after successful jurisdiction challenges in six actions in the High Court


Michael McParland QC has successfully represented the defendant in Jovicic & Others v The Serbian Orthodox Church- Serbian Patriarchy and Kesar & Co [2020] EWHC 2229 (QB) (13 August 2020)…. Read more »

CategoryNews Author Michael McParland QC Date

Reopening of pre-Balajigari permission applications in Rule 322(5) cases


The Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Hickinbottom and Lady Justice Carr) gives its judgment in R (Saud Akram) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 1072…. Read more »

CategoryNews Author Zane Malik Date

“Advanced Security and Safeguarding in the Nuclear Power Industry: State of the art and future challenges” Published


“Advanced Security and Safeguarding in the Nuclear Power Industry: State of the art and future challenges”, has been published by Elsevier today. Jonathan Bellamy is a contributor and his chapter… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jonathan Bellamy Date

Rochford v Kilhan-[2020] EWHC 941 – final date for payment cannot be linked to invoices – Rebecca Drake successfully defeated a Part 8 claim in the TCC


In an important decision for the construction industry, Rebecca Drake successfully defeated a Part 8 claim in the TCC in a judgment which stated that under the Housing Grants, Construction… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Rebecca Drake Date

“Dieselgate” before the European Court of Justice (Michael McParland QC writes for Practical Law’s Dispute Resolution Blog)


In Verein für Konsumenteninformation (VKI) v Volkswagen AG, the European Court of Justice determined whether the special jurisdiction provisions of article 7(2) of the Brussels I (Recast) Regulation (1215/2012) should be interpreted in a… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Success in resisting jurisdiction challenges to Commercial Court actions arising out of the loss at sea of the superyacht “My Song”


In Weco Projects APS -v- Loro Piana and Others [2020] EWHC 2150 (Comm) (5 August 2020), Michael McParland QC has been successful in resisting jurisdiction challenges made by Italian parties… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Michael McParland QC Date

David Mitchell Joins Chambers


We are delighted to announce that David Mitchell has joined Chambers, with immediate effect. David joins from Ely Place with a practice spanning employment, public and defamation, privacy & information… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Mitchell Date

Government launches independent panel to look at judicial review – Vikram Sachdeva QC and Celina Colquhoun appointed by the Lord Chancellor


39 Essex Chambers are delighted to announce that Vikram Sachdeva QC and Celina Colquhoun have been appointed by the Lord Chancellor to an independent panel of 6 experts to look… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Celina Colquhoun Date

Lawful development certificate quashed at Brandon railway station


The High Court has quashed a certificate of lawfulness of proposed use or development (CLOPUD) for the construction of a new car park at Brandon railway station.  The scheme involved… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

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