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Guildhall Chambers seeks an established tenant of up to 10 years’ call and a third six pupil to join its Employment and Discrimination team

Date: 6 Jul, 2018
Guildhall Chambers is one of the UK’s leading sets. We have adopted a specialist team approach and feel that this best meets the needs of our clients. Due to a vacancy arising within its busy Employment and Discrimination team, it invites applications from established practitioners of up to 10 years’ call to join it.

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

Date: 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 and Local Government

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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".