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The Colston 4 and the listed building


The acquittal of four protesters involved in pulling a bronze statue of Edward Colston off its plinth and throwing it in Bristol harbour has attracted a great deal of comment. … Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Applications for Pupillage Now Open


39 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that applications for pupillage commencing in October 2023 are now open and will close on Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 2pm. Applications to… Read more »

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Rapid Response Guidance Note: Local Authority Powers to accommodate those without recourse to public funds and/ or not lawfully present in the UK in response to Omicron Covid-19 variant


On 20 December 2021 the Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing wrote to all Local Authority Chief Executives [1] under the heading “Protect and Vaccinate – rough sleeping response to… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Sian Davies Date

David Bradly appointed as Queen’s Counsel and Alexander Ruck Keene as Honorary Queen’s Counsel


We are delighted to announce that David Bradly will be appointed as Queen’s Counsel and Alexander Ruck Keene as Honorary Queen’s Counsel, on 21 March 2022 following the appointment ceremony by… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Bradly, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Success in the Court of Appeal for four members of the Public Law team


The Court of Appeal considered two cases relating to blood transfusions for 16- and 17-year-olds in E&F (Minors: Blood Transfusion) [2021] EWCA Civ 1888. The judgment provides clarification on the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Parishil Patel QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Francesca Gardner, Arianna Kelly Date

Overcoming the Pure Omissions rule in a Fire Damage Case


The Court of Appeal’s decision in Rushbond Plc –v- The JS Design Partnership LLP [2021] EWCA Civ 1889, delivered 14 December 2021, provides a welcome rejection of an attempt to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Geoffrey Brown Date

39 Essex Chambers members successfully advise the contractor in the settlement of COVID-19 based claims for change in law in a UK energy construction project


David Brynmor Thomas QC, with Niraj Modha, recently advised a contractor on the successful settlement of claims for time and money arising from delay and disruption to a major energy… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Brynmor Thomas QC, Niraj Modha Date

Michael McParland QC (21st April 1960 – 9th December 2021)


It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the untimely and shocking death of our friend and colleague Michael McParland QC yesterday. Michael was a brilliant lawyer… Read more »

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Simon Browne QC Joins Chambers


We are delighted to announce that Simon Browne QC has joined Chambers, with immediate effect. Renowned advocate Simon joins with an extensive practice in the fields of commercial costs and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Simon Browne QC Date

Toombes v Mitchell


The action was in two parts. Part 1 was decided in December 2020 by Lambert J in 2020 ([2020] EWCA 3506). This considered a legal issue – the application of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway QC Date

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