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

Date: 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

Date: 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

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 & 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.