Insolvency “claw-back” provisions and the “safe harbour” defence in the EU Insolvency Regulation: Oeltrans Befrachtungsgesellschaft (C-73/20) in the CJEU

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Insolvency “claw-back” provisions and the “safe harbour” defence in the EU Insolvency Regulation: Oeltrans Befrachtungsgesellschaft (C-73/20) in the CJEU


Doing cross-border business with those in financial difficulties is often a perilous business. In Vinyls Italia SpA (in liquidation) -v- Mediterranea di Navigazione SpA (C-54/16) [2018] 1 WLR 543 (see… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Planning, Environment & Property Newsletter – 22nd April 2021


Welcome to this latest edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter – our first since the Easter break.  We hope that everyone managed to have a restful Bank Holiday… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Christiaan Zwart, Jonathan Darby, Ruth Keating Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC and Catherine Dobson act on behalf of successful Claimant in challenge to a decision to temporarily close an Accident and Emergency department


In a judgment handed down on 16th April, Mr Justice Linden held that the decision of Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust to temporarily close Grantham and District Hospital A&E was in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Catherine Dobson Date

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Visitor Notice – 20 April 2021


Are you planning to visit Chambers? If so, please make sure you read our Covid-19 Visitor Notice: Coronavirus (Covid-19)   We are following Government advice in respect of Covid-19 and… Read more »

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Members’ Success in The Legal 500 EMEA Rankings


Chambers is delighted that Karim Ghaly QC, Jonathan Bellamy and Karishma Vora have been ranked in newly released The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa guide. Karim Ghaly QC… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Karim Ghaly QC, Jonathan Bellamy, Karishma Vora Date

Judicial review challenge issued against proposed rural school closure


Steve Broach and Gethin Thomas are instructed, by Irwin Mitchell, in a judicial review challenge to Somerset County Council’s decision to close Misterton First School, a designated rural school in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steve Broach , Gethin Thomas Date

Response to the Consultation on Subsidy Control


Professor Andrea Biondi and Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho submitted a response to BEIS’ Consultation on subsidies control in the UK, along with Anneli Howard QC, Monckton Chambers, Dr Totis Kotsonis, Pinsent Masons,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho, Andrea Biondi Date

Sorry, not sorry… the case for an apology law in UK dispute resolution (Part 2) (Practical Law Blog)


Further to Karen Gough’s Part 1 blog on this topic for Practical Law’s Dispute Resolution Blog, Karen now asks: what is there to gain from legislation in this area? What… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

Court of Appeal Allows Challenge to Road Closures in Hackney to Proceed


The Court of Appeal last week granted permission to apply for judicial review for a challenge brought by a community interest group in Hackney – Horrendous Hackney Road Closures (HHRC)… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Daniel Stedman Jones, Tom van der Klugt Date

Parental consent for puberty suppressing treatment


The High Court has handed down judgment confirming that parents of have the right to consent to puberty blocking treatment on their children’s behalf. The application was brought by AB,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexander Ruck Keene, Katherine Apps, Nicola Kohn Date

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