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New amendments to the costs limits for environmental claims

New amendments to the costs limits for environmental claims

Date: 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

Location: Cardiff, Leeds, Bristol & Southampton | Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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)).

Anna Vigars to be appointed as QC

Date: 12 Jan, 2017
We are delighted to announced that Anna Vigars is to be appointed as Queen's Counsel.

Brendon Moorhouse accepts role at UWE

Brendon Moorhouse accepts role at UWE

Date: 30 Nov, 2016
In addition to Brendon's busy practice, Brendon has been invited to join the Bristol Law School Environmental Law Unit (at UWE) as one of their external members

Christopher Quinlan QC appointed World Rugby Judicial Panel Chairman

Christopher Quinlan QC appointed World Rugby Judicial Panel Chairman

Date: 25 Nov, 2016
Guildhall Chambers is delighted to announce that Christopher Quinlan QC has been appointed World Rugby's Judicial Panel Chairman, the most senior judicial role within Rugby Union.

Counsel magazine "The importance of giving" December 2016

Counsel magazine "The importance of giving" December 2016

Date: 24 Nov, 2016
In December's Counsel Magazine, the article, "The importance of giving" explores the many ways barristers donate their time, energy and experience to charity work outside their profession.