Court of Appeal holds that the Receiver of Wreck has no power to determine the amount of a salvage award

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Court of Appeal holds that the Receiver of Wreck has no power to determine the amount of a salvage award


The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in Argentum Exploration Ltd v The Silver and All Persons Claiming To Be Interested In And/or To Have Rights In Respect Of,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Christopher Staker Date

Simon Murray Appointed a Minister of State at Home Office


Chambers is delighted to announce that Simon Murray has been appointed a Minister of State at Home Office with effect from 7 October. Simon will become a life peer. Chambers… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Lord Simon Murray (not practising) Date

Two Members of Chambers Achieve Memorable Success in the First Lead Cases Trial in the Police Overtime Claims Litigation


Today Mrs Justice Heather Williams DBE in the High Court (KBD) upheld the two constable lead claims in the Police Overtime Claims Litigation (‘the POCL’) which originally comprised over 950… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sadie Crapper, Philippe Kuhn Date

Success in The Legal 500 2023 Rankings


Chambers is delighted to be once again ranked as a top tier set in 17 practice areas in The Legal 500 2023 Edition. Notably, this includes Tier 1 rankings in… Read more »

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39 Essex Chambers shortlisted for ‘Chambers of the Year at The Personal Injury Awards 2022


Chambers is delighted to have been shortlisted once again for ‘Chambers of the Year’ at the Personal Injury Awards 2022. The event, in its 15th year, honours excellence within the… Read more »

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Exceptional circumstances threshold in CPR 45.29J met


Shaman Kapoor acted for the receiving party in Hallsworth v EUI Limited (Claim No: G76YX830) and was successful at a preliminary issue hearing in obtaining a declaration that “exceptional circumstances”… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

Four members of Chambers appear in Luton Airport Inquiry


The Inquiry into a section 73 application by London Luton Airport Operations Limited (‘LLAOL’) starts today. The application is for variations to a number of the conditions governing operations at… Read more »

CategoryNews Author John Steel KC, James Strachan KC, Richard Wald KC, Victoria Hutton Date

High Court Judgment on deductions from benefits for utility debts


Cavanagh J has handed down judgment in R (Timson) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2022] EWHC 2392 (Admin). The judgment finds that the current process for DWP… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards KC, Katherine Apps, Gethin Thomas Date

Justice L. Nageswara Rao, Sir Gary Hickinbottom, Grace Cheng and James Shaerf Join 39 Essex Chambers


We are delighted to announce that four new members are to join Chambers with immediate effect, namely Justice L. Nageswara Rao, Sir Gary Hickinbottom, Grace Cheng and James Shaerf. Justice… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Grace Cheng, Gary Hickinbottom, James Shaerf Date

Manifest error in procurement not “sufficiently serious” to justify an award of damages


NHS England, represented by Fenella Morris KC and Ben Tankel, succeeded in defending a challenge to its procurement of dental services as the Court developed the law concerning the “sufficiently… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris KC, Benjamin Tankel Date

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