Work Accidents at Sea 3rd Edition is published

The 3rd edition of Work Accidents at Sea has been published, written by Grahame Aldous KC and Linda Nelson, and contributing author Ben Rodgers. Work Accidents at Sea provides an introduction to the language, law, procedure and practicalities of claims relating to work accidents at…

Catherine Atkinson and Jake Richards successful in General Election

Congratulations to both Catherine Atkinson and Jake Richards who were elected as Members of Parliament in last week’s General Election. Catherine was elected in Derby North and Jake was elected in Rother Valley. We wish them both well in their new positions.

Deka Chambers shortlisted in Legal 500 Bar Awards 2024

Huge congratulations to our teams and individuals who have been shortlisted in the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2024: Thanks, as always, to our clients who provided feedback during the research process, and to the Legal 500 research teams. The Awards ceremony takes place on 25th…

James Thacker KC elected Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Congratulations to James Thacker KC who has been elected a Bencher of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. Benchers are senior members of the Inn, responsible for the Inn’s governance. View the new Masters of the Bench – Gray’s Inn

Jennie Oborne secures highest ever account forfeiture order pursued by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit

Jennie Oborne represented the Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Constabulary in respect of an application to forfeit £1.4 million held in a series of third party accounts controlled by the interested party. The investigation had revealed a complex set of transactions that demonstrated that the funds…

A team from Deka participated in The Push

A team of six from Deka Chambers – Laura Johnson KC, Sabrina Hartshorn, Esther Pounder, Bernard Pressman, Conor Kennedy and Tom Priest – joined forces with a team from Slater and Gordon this weekend to participate in The Push. The Push is Back Up Trust’s…

Tenancy Announcement: Christopher Lowe

We are delighted that Christopher Lowe has joined us as a tenant. Christopher is noted in the Legal 500 as having “a very thorough, detailed and forensic approach with a very down to earth manner. He immediately puts witnesses at ease.” Christopher specialises in personal…

Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure 4th edition is published

The 4th edition of Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure has been published, by Stephen Glynn, general editor, and contributing editors Laura Elfield and Sabrina Hartshorn. Asbestos induced illness claims have been the subject of much judicial scrutiny over the years and there has been…

Deka launches 2024 Aqeel H Noorali essay competition

Deka is pleased to have partnered with BVL once again to run our legal essay writing competition, in memory of dear friend and talented barrister, Aqeel H Noorali. Applications for the 2024 competition are now open. The essay title for the 2024 competition is as…

Recognition for Deka Chambers’ barristers in Best Lawyers 2025

Congratulations to our eleven barristers who have been recognised by their peers in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2025. Jacob Levy KC, Simon Readhead KC, Edward Faulks KC, Graham Aldous KC, Edward Bishop KC, Andrew Warnock KC, Matthew Chapman KC, Sarah Prager KC,…

A Practical Guide to the Non-Delegable Duty of Care in Healthcare is published

Susanna Bennett has published A Practical Guide to the Non-delegable Duty of Care in Healthcare. This new book is an overview of the law of non-delegable duties of care as they apply to medical care. It is also a source of practical advice and information on…

Members of Deka Chambers recognised in inaugural Pro Bono Recognition List

We are extremely proud to have five of our members – Giles Mooney KC, Edward Lamb KC, Simon Butler, Francesca O’Neill and Anirudh Mandagere – included in the inaugural Pro Bono Recognition List of England & Wales. The list recognises barristers and solicitors who have…

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