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Gerard McMeel represents footballer in financial advice claim

Gerard McMeel represents footballer in financial advice claim

20 Jun, 2017
Gerard McMeel acted for the claimants, Mr and Mrs Alan Shearer and the trustees of their pension schemes, in their multi-million pound claim.

Guildhall Chambers welcomes new CEO, Christy Farrer

14 Jun, 2017
We are delighted to announce that from July, Christy Farrer, will be joining Guildhall Chambers as our new CEO.

Guildhall Chambers shortlisted for Chambers of the Year - The Lawyer Awards 2017

11 May, 2017
We are delighted to announce that Guildhall Chambers have been shortlisted for the prestigious "Chambers of Year" by The Lawyer.

Katie Hooper and Paul Lewis to join Guildhall Chambers

5 May, 2017
Guildhall Chambers are pleased to announce that Katie Hooper and Paul Lewis will be joining chambers in July 2017.

Chambers are sponsoring bike ride - Bristol to Paris

28 Apr, 2017
Guildhall Chambers are one of the sponsors supporting DAC Beachcroft employees riding from Bristol to Paris raising £1000 00 for Above and Beyond, a local charity that raises funds for the hospitals that sit within University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.

Guildhall barristers appointed to the National Procurement Service for Wales (NPS)

18 Apr, 2017
Guildhall Employment & Discrimination and Public Law barristers appointed to the National Procurement Service for Wales (NPS) 'Legal Services by Barristers/Solicitor Advocates' Panel Agreement.

Ross Fentem made headlines in a disputed possession case

Ross Fentem made headlines in a disputed possession case

5 Apr, 2017
Ross Fentem made local headlines on Thursday 30 March 2017, in a disputed possession case concerning Cheltenham Road Library in Montpelier.

White Paper on the Brexit Great Repeal Bill - some points of interest

White Paper on the Brexit Great Repeal Bill - some points of interest

31 Mar, 2017
The Government has published its White Paper setting out how the Great Repeal Bill will bring about Brexit.

Former pupil, Grace Flynn, now available for instruction

Former pupil, Grace Flynn, now available for instruction

30 Mar, 2017
Grace started her 12-month Criminal law pupillage in September 2016 after being selected from an outstanding field of applicants.

Former pupil, John Churchill, now available for instruction

30 Mar, 2017
John started his 12-month pupillage specialising in Commercial and Insolvency law in September 2016 and is now able to receive instructions. His pupil supervisor is Stefan Ramel.

New amendments to the costs limits for environmental claims

New amendments to the costs limits for environmental claims

21 Mar, 2017
New amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules have made significant changes to the costs limits for environmental claims brought after 28 February 2017. Jorren Knibbe, a member of Guildhall Chambers' public law team, has explained the changes in a new article

Debbie Grennan and Julian Allsop are delighted to be able to assist the Employment Lawyers Association

23 Feb, 2017
Debbie Grennan and Julian Allsop are delighted to be able to assist the Employment Lawyers Association as coordinators on the Advocacy for Employment Lawyers course.

Bank settles on second day of trial in first case to address the direct application of the COBS Rules to a mis-sold swap

20 Feb, 2017
John Virgo leading Holly Doyle were involved last week in the trial of what is believed to be the first case in which the High Court would have had the opportunity to consider the direct application of the COBS rules to the mis-selling of an interest rate swap to an individual private retail client.

Martin Lanchester considers the latest case relating to fixed costs, Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33

Martin Lanchester considers the latest case relating to fixed costs, Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33

2 Feb, 2017
Martin Lanchester considers the latest case relating to fixed costs, Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33 which was handed down by the Court of Appeal this week.

Guildhall's Personal Injury Team's response to Sir Rupert Jackson regarding fixed recoverable costs

26 Jan, 2017
Guildhall Chambers responded to the invitation from Sir Rupert Jackson to provide views before the fixed recoverable costs review.

Douglas Leach successfully resists appeal in NHS BSA v Young

Douglas Leach successfully resists appeal in NHS BSA v Young

18 Jan, 2017
On Monday the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in NHS Business Services Authority v Young [2017] EWCA Civ 8, dismissing NHS BSA’s appeal against the judgment of Nugee J ([2015] EWHC 2686 (Ch)).