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Selena Plowden to be appointed Queen's Counsel

Selena Plowden to be appointed Queen's Counsel

16 Jan, 2020
Chambers are thrilled and proud to announce that Selena Plowden will be appointed Queen’s Counsel in a ceremony at Westminster Hall on Monday 16th March 2020.

Douglas Leach successfully resists appeal in test police sex discrimination case

Douglas Leach successfully resists appeal in test police sex discrimination case

29 Nov, 2019
The EAT has today handed down judgment in The Commissioners of the City of London Police v Geldart, dismissing the Force’s appeal and upholding Mrs Geldart’s direct sex discrimination claim. Douglas Leach represented Mrs Geldart.

Berkeley Burke ordered to pay £1m to cover legal cost of investors

Berkeley Burke ordered to pay £1m to cover legal cost of investors

14 Aug, 2019
John Virgo, represented the claimants throughout the proceedings and secured the Order, resulting in Berkeley Burke having to pay almost £1 million as an interim payment.

Brendon Moorhouse considers the role of an Inspector in a dredging licence appeal

Brendon Moorhouse considers the role of an Inspector in a dredging licence appeal

12 Jul, 2019
Brendon Moorhouse considers the role of an Inspector considering the environmental 'appropriate assessment' in a dredging licence appeal.

Alistair Haggerty reflects on the sentence imposed on Valero Energy UK Ltd following the fatal explosion at the Pembroke Dock oil refinery

Alistair Haggerty reflects on the sentence imposed on Valero Energy UK Ltd following the fatal explosion at the Pembroke Dock oil refinery

27 Jun, 2019
Following the case of R (Health & Safety Executive) v Valero Energy UK Ltd and B&A Contracts Ltd, Alistair considers the sentence imposed and the implications for the future.

Debbie Grennan to provide a Discrimination Update talk for ELA in Exeter

Debbie Grennan to provide a Discrimination Update talk for ELA in Exeter

18 Jun, 2019
During the course of the seminar Debbie will not only identify, but carefully analyse the legal and practical implications of the key changes which have taken place during recent months.

Christopher Stoner QC joined chambers as a Door Tenant

Christopher Stoner QC joined chambers as a Door Tenant

14 Jun, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Christopher Stoner QC has joined chambers as a Door Tenant.

Kerry Gardiner joins Chambers

Kerry Gardiner joins Chambers

12 Jun, 2019
Kerry, called in 2006, is an experienced employment specialist. She comes highly recommended in the directories Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Brendon Moorhouse represents Gwent Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth, CPRW and the Woodland Trust

Brendon Moorhouse represents Gwent Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth, CPRW and the Woodland Trust

6 Jun, 2019
Brendon Moorhouse, head of our Public Law team, represented Gwent Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Earth, CPRW and the Woodland Trust in their successful opposition to the extension of the M4 motorway.

Christopher Quinlan QC comments on appointments made for the Rugby World Cup 2019

Christopher Quinlan QC comments on appointments made for the Rugby World Cup 2019

31 May, 2019
Christopher Quinlan QC comments on appointments of the citing and judicial teams he will be working with and leading at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.

Sam Jones defends Virgin Media Limited in Street Works Prosecutions

Sam Jones defends Virgin Media Limited in Street Works Prosecutions

9 May, 2019
Sam Jones was recently instructed to defend Virgin Media Limited against a series of Prosecutions across several London Boroughs.

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