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Berkeley Burke ordered to pay £1m to cover legal cost of investors

Berkeley Burke ordered to pay £1m to cover legal cost of investors

14 Aug, 2019
John Virgo, represented the claimants throughout the proceedings and secured the Order, resulting in Berkeley Burke having to pay almost £1 million as an interim payment.

Brendon Moorhouse considers the role of an Inspector in a dredging licence appeal

Brendon Moorhouse considers the role of an Inspector in a dredging licence appeal

12 Jul, 2019
Brendon Moorhouse considers the role of an Inspector considering the environmental 'appropriate assessment' in a dredging licence appeal.

Alistair Haggerty reflects on the sentence imposed on Valero Energy UK Ltd following the fatal explosion at the Pembroke Dock oil refinery

Alistair Haggerty reflects on the sentence imposed on Valero Energy UK Ltd following the fatal explosion at the Pembroke Dock oil refinery

27 Jun, 2019
Following the case of R (Health & Safety Executive) v Valero Energy UK Ltd and B&A Contracts Ltd, Alistair considers the sentence imposed and the implications for the future.

Debbie Grennan to provide a Discrimination Update talk for ELA in Exeter

Debbie Grennan to provide a Discrimination Update talk for ELA in Exeter

18 Jun, 2019
During the course of the seminar Debbie will not only identify, but carefully analyse the legal and practical implications of the key changes which have taken place during recent months.

Christopher Stoner QC joined chambers as a Door Tenant

Christopher Stoner QC joined chambers as a Door Tenant

14 Jun, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Christopher Stoner QC has joined chambers as a Door Tenant.

Kerry Gardiner joins Chambers

Kerry Gardiner joins Chambers

12 Jun, 2019
Kerry, called in 2006, is an experienced employment specialist. She comes highly recommended in the directories Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Brendon Moorhouse represents Gwent Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth, CPRW and the Woodland Trust

Brendon Moorhouse represents Gwent Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth, CPRW and the Woodland Trust

6 Jun, 2019
Brendon Moorhouse, head of our Public Law team, represented Gwent Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth, CPRW and the Woodland Trust in their successful opposition to the extension of the M4 motorway.

Christopher Quinlan QC comments on appointments made for the Rugby World Cup 2019

Christopher Quinlan QC comments on appointments made for the Rugby World Cup 2019

31 May, 2019
Christopher Quinlan QC comments on appointments of the citing and judicial teams he will be working with and leading at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.

Sam Jones defends Virgin Media Limited in Street Works Prosecutions

Sam Jones defends Virgin Media Limited in Street Works Prosecutions

9 May, 2019
Sam Jones was recently instructed to defend Virgin Media Limited against a series of Prosecutions across several London Boroughs.

Andrew Langdon QC & Alistair Haggerty are speaking at the upcoming Bristol HSLA event

15 Apr, 2019
The HSLA will be running a talk hosted at Osborne Clarke offices in Bristol on Thursday 9th May.

Malcolm Warner successful in the Court of Appeal in dispute

Malcolm Warner successful in the Court of Appeal in dispute

12 Apr, 2019
Malcolm Warner, led by Joanne Wicks QC, successful in the Court of Appeal in dispute over enforceability of alleged fencing easement (Haddock v Churston [2019] EWCA Civ 544).

Seven members appointed to the list of specialist regulatory advocates in Health & Safety and Environmental Law

29 Mar, 2019
We are delighted to announce that seven members of our team have been appointed to the list of specialist regulatory advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law.

From next week Miriam Manning and Nicholas Evans are available to take instructions

From next week Miriam Manning and Nicholas Evans are available to take instructions

29 Mar, 2019
From Monday 1st April pupils, Miriam Manning and Nicholas Evans, will be on their feet and available to take instructions.

Nicholas Lee is now available for instructions

28 Mar, 2019
Nick has been with the Crime team since October 2018 and has seen a wide range of defence and prosecution work with pupil supervisor Mary Cowe.

Sport Resolutions seminar in association with Guildhall Chambers

Sport Resolutions seminar in association with Guildhall Chambers

12 Mar, 2019
On Wednesday 13th March, Sport Resolutions, in association with Guildhall Chambers, is holding its third seminar of 2019.

James Bennett has been appointed as an Area Coroner

James Bennett has been appointed as an Area Coroner

6 Mar, 2019
Chambers is pleased to announce that James Bennett has been appointed as an Area Coroner by the Chief Coroner and Lord Chancellor.

Corporate manslaughter and the hand of senior management

Corporate manslaughter and the hand of senior management

5 Mar, 2019
Following farm manager George Perrott's gross negligence manslaughter acquittal last month, the defence team for his employer offer their thoughts on the issues raised during the case.

Julian Allsop & Debbie Grennan to speak at the ELA Solent Employment Law Conference 2019

12 Feb, 2019
Julian Allsop and Debbie Grennan will both be speaking at the ELA Solent Employment Law Conference taking place in Southampton on Friday 1st March.