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Selena Plowden to be appointed Queen's Counsel

Selena Plowden to be appointed Queen's Counsel

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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

Date: 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.