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Paterson v Chief Constable of Surrey: Stress Claim Dismissed

Judgment was handed down on 7th November 2008 in the case of Paterson v Chief Constable of Surrey.  The claimant's usual working hours reached or exceeded the working time limit of 48 hours per week on a regular basis and his wife had complained to his manager expressing her concerns on the way this was affecting them both.  The Judge rejected the...

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Chambers & Partners 2009: Chambers Dramatically Improves its Listings

Chambers is delighted to have improved its listings dramatically in the new edition of Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Legal Profession.  As well as retaining all of its previous listings in the fields of Clinical Negligence, Education, Personal Injury, Police Law, Professional Negligence and Travel it has now been listed in two further fields,...

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Chinnock v Hocaoglu: Court of Appeal judgment handed down

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Chinnock v Hocaoglu yesterday.  The main issue in the case was whether or not sums payable under Special Condition 26 of a contract for the sale of land, for which sums the purchaser was to "be responsible", had to be paid on completion with the effect that, if they were not so paid, the vendor might...

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Three new books by members of Chambers published

The following three new books by members of Chambers have been published recently:

Travel Law and Litigation - 4th Edition 2008, Xpl Law - by Alan Saggerson

Package Holiday Law: Cases and Materials, Xpl Law - by Alan Saggerson

Pearl & Goodman on Small Claims Procedure - 4th Edition 2008, Xpl Law - co-author: Andrew Goodman

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Personal Injury Awards 2008: Laura Johnson shortlisted for PI Barrister of the Year award

Chambers is delighted to announce that Laura Johnson has been shortlisted for the Barrister of the Year award in the Legal & Medical Personal Injury Awards 2008.  This brand new awards scheme has been launched aimed at raising standards and recognising excellence within the personal injury sector.  It will bring together the most talented...

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New Listings in The Legal 500 2008

Chambers is delighted to have received several new listings in the new edition of The Legal 500.  In particular, members of Chambers are now recommended as leaders in their field in the Human Rights & Civil Liberties section and in the Professional Discipline & Regulatory Law section. 

As well as retaining its previous listings in its core...

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Chambers awarded Quality Mark for the Bar

Chambers is delighted to announce that it has been awarded The Legal Services Commission's Quality Mark for the Bar.  The LSC auditor advised Chambers that it had passed its preliminary audit with no corrective action and praised Chambers' client feedback system and practical clerking procedures.

In order to achieve the standard, Chambers was required to...

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Tenancy Announcement: Lisa Dobie and Roddy Abbott will both be joining Chambers in October

Chambers is delighted to announce that Lisa Dobie and Roddy Abbott have accepted invitations to join Chambers as from 1 October 2008 after successfully completing their pupillage.

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