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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.

"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.

The Sherlock Holmes International Society Limited - latest decision in the Court of Appeal

The Sherlock Holmes International Society Limited - latest decision in the Court of Appeal

Date: 29 Nov, 2017
In the latest decision in the winding up of The Sherlock Holmes International Society Limited ("the Company") the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of Mark Anderson QC.

The Legal 500 Awards: Guildhall Chambers and Christopher Quinlan QC nominated

The Legal 500 Awards: Guildhall Chambers and Christopher Quinlan QC nominated

Date: 24 Nov, 2017
We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for Regional Chambers of the year, and especially pleased to announce that Christopher Quinlan QC has been nominated for Regional Silk of the Year.

Book Launch: 'A Practical Guide to QOCS and Fundamental Dishonesty' by James Bentley

Book Launch: 'A Practical Guide to QOCS and Fundamental Dishonesty' by James Bentley

Date: 14 Nov, 2017
Law Brief Publishing has just released "A practical guide to QOCS and Fundamental Dishonesty" written by James Bentley.

Certificate of recognition: Wellbeing at the Bar

Date: 10 Nov, 2017
We are delighted to announce that Guildhall Chambers is one of the few sets to be acknowledged with a certifcate of recognition for "Wellbeing at the Bar" by the Bar Council.

James Bentley discusses "Pleading fundamental dishonesty"

James Bentley discusses "Pleading fundamental dishonesty"

Date: 31 Oct, 2017
What must be pleaded (if anything at all) if a defendant wishes to obtain a finding of fundamental dishonesty? Similarly, what exactly must be put to the party against whom such an allegation was made?

Guildhall Chambers awarded "Regional Set of the Year" by Chambers UK

Guildhall Chambers awarded "Regional Set of the Year" by Chambers UK

Date: 27 Oct, 2017
We are pleased to announce that last night we were awarded Regional Set of the Year by Chambers UK.