Early application for a remediation order under section 123 of the Building Safety Act 2022

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Early application for a remediation order under section 123 of the Building Safety Act 2022


39 Essex Chambers is involved in one of the first applications for a remediation order under section 123(2) of the Building Safety Act 2022. The new power to make such… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Sawtell Date

GS v Blade and Covea Insurance


Simon Browne KC achieved a £10 million settlement for a 18 -year old student rendered a partial tetraplegic when the car in which he was a passenger left the road… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Browne KC Date

Dr Craig Steven Wright v The Person or Persons Unknown Responsible for the Operation and Publication of the Website www.bitcoin.org (including the person or persons using the pseudonym “CØbra”)


Shaman Kapoor has been successful in resisting the participation of a party at detailed assessment who refused to reveal their identity (“unknown party”).  The unknown party instructed a costs lawyer… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

Tragic case in the Court of Protection concerning the retrieval and storage of gametes


Poole J has handed down judgment in Re X (Catastrophic Injury: Collection and Storage of Sperm), following an urgent out of hours application by the parents of a 22-year-old man,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Stephanie David Date

Early application for a remediation order under section 123 of the Building Safety Act 2022


39 Essex Chambers is involved in one of the first applications for a remediation order under section 123(2) of the Building Safety Act 2022. The new power to make such… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Sawtell Date

DCO granted for Avon Gorge Metrowest Rail Project


Stephen Tromans KC acted for the applicant for a development consent order for the Metrowest project, a strategic railway line connecting Portishead and Bristol, running in part along an existing… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Stephen Tromans KC Date

Fairness in planning in St Lucia


The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean has found that The Landings, a holiday resort, was treated unfairly in not being allowed to comment on a planning application on… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Richard Harwood OBE KC Date

Dr Christopher Staker admitted to practice as a German lawyer


On 3 November 2022, Christopher Staker was admitted to practice as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) by the Berlin Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin).  He now has rights of audience in German… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Christopher Staker Date

Dereliction of duty for counsel appearing in the JCPC


In the case of Betamax Ltd v State Trading Corporation, Shaman Kapoor acted for the paying party, STC, on the detailed assessment on 28 October 2022.  The Appeal before the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

High Court refuses to grant disbarred barrister rights of audience having invited submissions from the Law Society and the Bar Standards Board


High Court refuses to grant disbarred barrister rights of audience having invited submissions from the Law Society and the Bar Standards Board A disbarred barrister acting with solicitors as a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris KC Date

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