News and Events

Ewan Paton has been appointed a part-time Judge of the First Tier Tribunal, Property Chamber (Land Registration)

Ewan Paton has been appointed a part-time Judge of the First Tier Tribunal, Property Chamber (Land Registration)

23 Nov, 2018
Ewan Paton has been appointed a part-time Judge of the First Tier Tribunal, Property Chamber (Land Registration) - formerly (until 2013) the Adjudicator to HM Land Registry.

Caighli Taylor speaks about what junior barristers are making of the issues facing the profession

Caighli Taylor speaks about what junior barristers are making of the issues facing the profession

23 Nov, 2018
Caighli Taylor spoke with The Times Law's in advance of this Saturday's Annual Bar Conference about what junior barristers are making of the issues facing the profession.

Brittany Pearce successfully resisted an application for alteration arising out of the Applicants' alleged adverse possession of the disputed land

Brittany Pearce successfully resisted an application for alteration arising out of the Applicants' alleged adverse possession of the disputed land

14 Nov, 2018
Brittany recently appeared on behalf of the Respondent in the Property Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal. She successfully resisted an application for alteration arising out of the Applicants’ alleged adverse possession of the disputed land.

Mary Cowe considers the human cost of digital justice for defendants in Counsel Magazine

2 Oct, 2018
There's nothing inherently wrong with cost saving but some things simply deserve to be done face-to-face. Mary Cowe examines the impact of video links outside trial.

Vacancy to join our Property and Estates Team

17 Sep, 2018
Due to a vacancy arising within our busy Property and Estatesteam, we invite applications for tenancy from established practitioners of 10 - 20 years' call.

Ewan Paton successful on appeal in Wild Duck Limited v Smith [2018] EWCA Civ 1471

Ewan Paton successful on appeal in Wild Duck Limited v Smith [2018] EWCA Civ 1471

3 Jul, 2018
Ewan Paton, in his second successful Court of Appeal outing in recent weeks, acted for the successful Respondent in Wild Duck Limited v Smith [2018] EWCA Civ 1471, in which judgment was handed down on 27th June 2018.

Members of Guildhall provided training to NHS England, Department of Health & Local Government

22 Jun, 2018
On Thursday 21 June 2018, Guildhall Chambers provided training to NHS England, Department of Health and Local Government on Care Home Insolvency and Closures.

Public Law / Court of Protection Recruitment

18 Jun, 2018
Guildhall Chambers is seeking to recruit enthusiastic practitioners to its Public Law and Court of Protection teams.

Julian Allsop becomes ELA South West Representative

Julian Allsop becomes ELA South West Representative

24 May, 2018
Julian has been elected as the Employment Lawyers Association's South West representative for 2018-2020.

Richard Smith QC secures the acquittal of Berlinah Wallace

Richard Smith QC secures the acquittal of Berlinah Wallace

21 May, 2018
Richard Smith QC led for the defence in the recent high-profile murder trial of Berlinah Wallace at Bristol crown court.

Ewan Paton successful on appeal in Baker v Craggs [2018] EWCA Civ. 1126 on Law of Property Act overreaching

Ewan Paton successful on appeal in Baker v Craggs [2018] EWCA Civ. 1126 on Law of Property Act overreaching

16 May, 2018
Ewan Paton has successfully represented the appellant, Mr. Craggs, in an appeal to the Court of Appeal from the decision of Mr. Justice Newey [2016] EWHC 3250 (Ch.), at which hearing he also appeared.

Douglas Leach successful in Shared Parental Leave pay appeal

Douglas Leach successful in Shared Parental Leave pay appeal

1 May, 2018
The EAT has today handed down judgment in Hextall v (1) Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police (2) Working Families (intervening) (1.5.18, UKEAT/0139/17/DA).

Supreme Court rules costs payable in the event of direct settlements between claimants and insurer

Supreme Court rules costs payable in the event of direct settlements between claimants and insurer

27 Apr, 2018
Supreme Court rules costs payable in the event of direct settlements between claimants and insurer: Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Limited v Haven Insurance Company Limited [2018] UKSC 21.

Guildhall Chambers shortlisted for Chambers of the Year - The Lawyer Awards 2018

24 Apr, 2018
We are delighted to announce for the 2nd year in a row we have been shortlisted by The Lawyer in the category "Chambers of the Year".

Stefan Ramel successfully represents Openwork Limited in the Court of Appeal against Mr Alessandro Forte

Stefan Ramel successfully represents Openwork Limited in the Court of Appeal against Mr Alessandro Forte

19 Apr, 2018
Openwork Limited brought proceedings against Mr Alessandro Forte in the High Court claiming substantial sums in unpaid commission clawback.