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Supreme Court refuses permission to appeal in AB v Worcestershire CC

On November 21st, the Supreme Court made an order dismissing the claimant’s application for permission to appeal from the decision of the Court of Appeal in AB v Worcestershire CC, now reported at [2023] 2 FLR 795.  The Court of Appeal upheld…

Dekinar Recording: Actions Against the Police – A Primer

In yesterday’s webinar, Russell Wilcox looked at actions in Assault and Battery, Negligence and Harassment. These are the type of claims which are most often, though not invariably, associated with some form of personal injury.

This webinar is the first in a…

Deka Chambers Attends University of Law Pupillage Fair Event

Barristers from Deka Chambers were delighted to attend the University of Law’s online pupillage fair on 21 November 2023. During the event, students on the Bar Course were able to meet practising barristers to ask about our various practice areas and to…

The Dekagram: 20th November 2023

We were interested to see this week that Vos MR has publicly accepted the recommendations of the Civil Justice Council’s costs review; and where better to start than in increasing guideline hourly rates? The current rates, which date from 2021, will be…

Patricia Londono appointed Assistant Coroner

We are delighted to announce that Patricia Londono has been appointed Assistant Coroner for South London.  Patricia will continue to practice as a full-time barrister.

Patricia appears regularly in the Coroners’ Courts and is listed as a leading junior in Chambers and…

Deka Chambers marks International Men’s Day

In the run up to International Men’s Day 2023, Paul Stagg writes about why this year’s theme is so important.

November 19th every year is International Men’s Day.  Knowing this fact gives you a straightforward answer when, in the run-up to March…

Alternative Dispute Resolution Briefing: November 2023

In this briefing, Kerry Nicholson considers developments in the mediation market over the last 12 months, including the planned introduction of compulsory mediation in the small claims track and beyond.  While we all await, with eagerness, the Court of Appeal’s decision in…

Deka Chambers participates in ICCA Pupillage Event

Yesterday, William Dean, joint Head of Pupillage at Deka Chambers, spoke on the panel at the Inns of Court College of Advocacy’s Securing Pupillage webinar. The event was an opportunity for students and prospective applicants to learn about the application process and…

Roger André secures Fundamental Dishonesty findings

Those who are instructed to defend against claims of injury and other special damages, such as credit hire and rehabilitation claims, are acutely aware of the burden placed on the defence in alleging Fundamental Dishonesty. Whilst on paper, there may not be…

Deka Chambers is recruiting a third six pupil

Deka Chambers is a leading common law (mixed practice) set based in central London. Our pupils and junior tenants appear in court, across a range of jurisdictions, on a daily basis whilst managing paper practices dealing with advisory and drafting work. Deka…

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