From nil to £800,000:  Court of Appeal delivers landmark judgment in accommodation claims

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From nil to £800,000:  Court of Appeal delivers landmark judgment in accommodation claims


At 10:30am on 9th October 2020 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1295 in which the Court found that it was not… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Emily Formby, Shaman Kapoor, Daniel Laking Date

Planning, Environment and Property Newsletter – 8th October 2020


Welcome to the latest edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter.  We hope that you have all been keeping well during the period since our last edition.  The plan… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, Stephen Tromans QC, John Pugh-Smith, Jonathan Darby, Adam Boukraa Date

Fenella Morris QC and Nicola Kohn appear in High Court on judicial review application regarding the use of puberty blockers


The High Court is hearing an application for judicial review brought against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, challenging its practice of referring young people under the age of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn Date

LOCKDOWN PAINTINGS – A Virtual Exhibition of 20 Paintings by Stephen Tromans QC


As part of our Legal Walk challenge, Stephen Tromans QC has put up for sale 20 of his oil paintings. Please find a word from Stephen below, and a link… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

Joe-han Ho Nominated for Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year – 2020 Bar Pro Bono Awards


We are delighted to announce that Joe-han Ho has been nominated for Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year in the 2020 Bar Pro Bono Awards!

CategoryNews Author Joe-han Ho Date

Richard Harwood OBE QC profiled in EG


Judicial review is vital to ensuring that planning decisions are made “properly and fairly”. That, unsurprisingly, is the ardent belief of Richard Harwood OBE QC, joint head of chambers at… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Covid-19, Social Distancing and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team have been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position where a person (“P”) lives in the community and declines… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Sian Davies, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Adult Social Care: Covid-19 Winter Plan 2020 – 2021


This note provides an overview of the Department of Health and Social Care (non-statutory) guidance issued on 18 September 2020 concerning social care in England. The Guidance is aimed at… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Neil Allen, Sian Davies, Steve Broach Date

‘A Practical Guide to Election Law’ by Tom Tabori is Published


A Practical Guide to Election Law, by Tom Tabori, is for electoral law practitioners, election administrators, candidates, agents, party officers, activists, public servants, regulators, voters, and anyone interested in the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Tom Tabori Date

39 Essex Chambers Success in The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021


Chambers is delighted to be once again ranked as a top tier set in 37 practice areas in The Legal 500 2021 Edition. Notably, this includes Tier 1 rankings in… Read more »

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