Court of Appeal Judgment - Brownlie -v- Four Seasons Holdings Inc
On 3 July 2015 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Brownlie v Four Seasons Holdings Inc  EWCA Civ 665: a fatal road traffic accident and personal injury claim arising out of an “off-package” excursion contract performed in Egypt. In largely dismissing the Defendant’s appeal against the Order of Tugendhat J...
Deputy District Judge Appointment
We are pleased to announce that the Lord Chief Justice has appointed Laura Johnson as a Deputy District Judge on the South Eastern Circuit. Laura will sit for approximately three weeks of the year in London and the South East in addition to her full time practice at the Bar.
Karen Shuman appointed Bencher by Lincoln's Inn
Chambers is delighted to announce that has been elected a Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
Warrants authorising seizure of computers and mobile phones upheld: R (Cabot Global Ltd) v Barkingside Magistrates Court
A reserved judgment of the Divisional Court handed down today confirmed the validity of search warrants obtained by the Metropolitan Police to search the business premises of a company and the home addresses of three brothers associated with the business, in pursuance of an investigation into 'clocked' motor vehicles and laundering of the proceeds.
London Legal Walk 2015
On Monday 18th May 2015 Team 1 Chancery Lane successfully completed the 11th Annual London Legal Walk. Thank you to all those who generously donated, Chambers raised a total of £2423.75.
London Legal Walk 2015
On 18th May 2015 a team comprising of Members and Clerks from 1 Chancery Lane are taking part in the annual London Legal Walk. This is a 10km after work sponsored walk to raise funds for free legal advice centres in and around London. It is the largest gathering of legal professionals in the UK walking together with friends and colleagues supporting...
Judgment in case concerning no duty of care owed in relation to housing allocation: Rabbetts v London Borough of Richmond-Upon-Thames
On April 1st 2015, HHJ McKenna, sitting as a deputy High Court Judge, struck out a claim brought by the mother of a deceased man on behalf of his estate. The deceased had undergone treatment for leukaemia in 2010 which left him with a compromised immune system and vulnerable to contracting infections. He was discharged from hospital to his...
Judgment in case concerning the negligent delay in treating a prolapsed disc
In this case Edward Bishop QC acted for the Claimant, a former photographer and business event organiser, who has been awarded damages in the region of £2.4 million as the result of negligent delay in treating a prolapsed disc, causing cauda equina syndrome, double incontinence, neuropathic pain, leg weakness, loss of sexual function and psychiatric damage.