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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".

Stefan Ramel successfully represents Openwork Limited in the Court of Appeal against Mr Alessandro Forte

Stefan Ramel successfully represents Openwork Limited in the Court of Appeal against Mr Alessandro Forte

Date: 19 Apr, 2018
Openwork Limited brought proceedings against Mr Alessandro Forte in the High Court claiming substantial sums in unpaid commission clawback.

Appointments to the Attorney General's Regional Civil Panel of Junior Counsel

Date: 19 Apr, 2018
Guildhall Chambers is delighted to announce that Julian Allsop, Jeremy Bamford, Daisy Brown, Rhys Hadden and Paul Lewis have been appointed to the Attorney General's Regional Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.

Neil Levy considers Davey v Money; Dunbar Assets Plc v Davey [2018] EWHC 766 (Ch), 11 April 2018

Neil Levy considers Davey v Money; Dunbar Assets Plc v Davey [2018] EWHC 766 (Ch), 11 April 2018

Date: 11 Apr, 2018
In a long-awaited judgment, Snowden J has dismissed claims by Ms Davey that administrators of Angel House Developments Ltd acted in breach of duty by accepting directions and instructions from the bank.

"The Bar: independent advocacy operating in the Public interest." Lecture: Andrew Langdon QC

"The Bar: independent advocacy operating in the Public interest." Lecture: Andrew Langdon QC

Date: 9 Mar, 2018
Andrew Langdon QC recently delivered a lecture at the University of the West of England, where he discussed how the Rule of Law in the UK is under threat due to failures by successive Lord Chancellors and lack of resources.

Rob Sowersby comments on Inquest heard yesterday of little girl who died of asthma after being turned away from doctors

Rob Sowersby comments on Inquest heard yesterday of little girl who died of asthma after being turned away from doctors

Date: 27 Feb, 2018
Rob Sowersby represented the family at an inquest held yesterday in Newport into the death of their five-year-old daughter, Ellie-May.

Christopher Quinlan QC appointed Chair of an independent review for the Lawn Tennis Association

Christopher Quinlan QC appointed Chair of an independent review for the Lawn Tennis Association

Date: 5 Jan, 2018
Christopher Quinlan QC has been appointed by Sport Resolutions (UK) to chair a Lawn Tennis Association ('LTA') Independent Review.