High Court clarifies the meaning of children’s centre legislation

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High Court clarifies the meaning of children’s centre legislation


On 12 July 2019, following a two day substantive hearing, Mrs Justice Andrews dismissed a claim for judicial review in respect of the decision by Buckinghamshire County Council (“BCC”) to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Katherine Barnes Date

Re: AB (Termination of Pregnancy) [2019] EWCA Civ 1215: When a fine balance of uncertainties is not enough….


Parishil Patel QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC and Fiona Paterson of 39 Essex Chambers appear for the appellant and respondents in landmark Court of Appeal termination case. The Court of Appeal… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Parishil Patel QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Fiona Paterson Date

The Court of Appeal hands down its judgment in Jagdeep Kaur v SSHD


The Court of Appeal hands down its judgment in Jagdeep Kaur v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWCA Civ 1101. The Court of Appeal considered issues arising… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Zane Malik Date

Tom Tabori appears for the successful SSHD as CoA settles long residence question arising in numerous appeals to the CoA


Court of Appeal (Haddon-Cave and Floyd LLJ) today handed down judgment in R (on the application of Masum Ahmed) v SSHD [2019] EWCA Civ 1070 this important case concerning the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Tom Tabori Date

Permission granted in challenge to closure of 19 children’s centres


On 13 June 2019, following a half day hearing, Supperstone J granted permission to apply for judicial review in the case of R (F) v Buckinghamshire County Council, a challenge… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Katherine Barnes Date

Society’s Darkest Crimes: A Legal Analysis of Historic Sexual Abuse Claims


This is a seminar intended for both claimant and defendant practitioners. Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Time: 6pm – 7pm (registration from 5.45pm) There will be a drinks reception following… Read more »

CategorySeminar Archive Author William Norris QC, Caroline Allen, Emma Corkill, Nicola Kohn Date

Members of 39 Essex Chambers in Landmark Constitutional Case


Last week, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in R (on the application of Privacy International) (Appellant) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal and others (Respondents) [2019] UKSC 22. The case concerned… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Kate Grange QC, Catherine Dobson, James Bradford Date

The High Court dismisses challenge to the Immigration Rules in R (Khajuria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department


The High Court (Mr Justice Martin Spencer) handed down its judgment in R (Khajuria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 1226 (Admin) and dismissed a challenge… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Zane Malik Date

Eight Members Appointed To The Equality and Human Rights Commission Panel


39 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexander Ruck Keene, Katherine Apps, Catherine Dobson, Annabel Lee, Tom Tabori, Nicola Kohn and Katherine Barnes have all been… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexander Ruck Keene, Katherine Apps, Catherine Dobson, Annabel Lee, Tom Tabori, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes Date

Infected Blood Inquiry Formally Opens


The Infected Blood Inquiry formally opens today. Jenni Richards QC, Katie Scott, Annabel Lee, James Bradford and Stephanie David are counsel to the inquiry, Eleanor Grey QC and Catherine Dobson… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Charles Cory-Wright QC, Eleanor Grey QC, Jenni Richards QC, Katharine Scott, Catherine Dobson, Annabel Lee, Stephanie David, James Bradford, Gethin Thomas Date

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