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  • Adam Taylor acts pro bono on commercial appeal

    17 Jun 2016

    Adam was instructed via the Bar Pro Bono Unit to represent the Claimant/Appellant in the case of Guri -v- (1) Krasniqi (2) Neziraj. The trial ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans to speak at Construction Law Summer school, 5 - 8 September 2016

    25 Apr 2016

    Jane will address attendees on: Negotiating Contracts for International Construction Projects: A practical guide to negotiating contracts for international construction projects Key terms and conditions ... More »
  • Jason Evans-Tovey successful in professional indemnity market joint venture and quasi-partnership dispute

    17 Jul 2015

    Jason Evans-Tovey successful in professional indemnity market joint venture and quasi-partnership dispute. A solicitor and a claims handler set up a joint enterprise in the ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching appointed to AG Panel

    25 Jun 2015

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that Isabel Hitching has been appointed by the Attorney General to the Treasury B Panel.  Isabel was for 10 ... More »
  • Chambers welcome new members Robert O'Leary and Patrick Maxwell

    22 Jun 2015

    Chambers is delighted to welcome two new members, Robert O'Leary and Patrick Maxwell. Robert undertakes a wide range of personal injury work including claims for ... More »
  • Michael Kent QC and Richard Sage successfully defend £66m claim against HMRC

    11 Mar 2015

    Mr Justice Collins has delivered his judgment High Court case of Bhandal v HMRC [2015] EWHC 538, in which Michael Kent QC and Richard Sage ... More »
  • Jason Evans-Tovey successfully obtains interim injunctions enforcing post termination restrictive covenants in a franchise agreement

    4 Mar 2015

    Jason Evans-Tovey successfully obtains interim injunctions enforcing post termination restrictive covenants and other post termination provisions in a franchise agreement where (possibly to take advantage ... More »
  • James Ageros and Muhammed Haque appointed as Queen's Counsel

    14 Jan 2015

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that James Ageros and Muhammed Haque have been successful in their applications for Silk. They will be formally appointed ... More »
  • Farrah Mauladad successful in the Court of Appeal: Hodges v Aegis

    12 Nov 2014

    Farrah Mauladad appeared for the successful Respondent in Hodges v Aegis Defence Services (BVI) Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 1449. It was the Appellant’s contention that ... More »
  • Nuclear Veterans War Pensions Appeal: landmark ruling from the High Court

    6 Nov 2014

    In a landmark ruling on the correct approach to war pension claims, Mr Justice Charles has allowed the appeals of nuclear test veterans who served ... More »
  • Rohan v Daman: DIFC Court of Appeal confirms its earlier judgment

    16 Oct 2014

    The DIFC Court of Appeal today handed down its further judgment in Rohan & ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners Ltd following Daman's successful application ... More »
  • New books by Dr Cyril Chern: "Commercial Mediator's Handbook" & "Chern on Dispute Boards (3rd ed)"

    1 Sep 2014

    We are pleased to announce the publication of two new books by Dr Cyril Chern: The Commercial Mediator's Handbook: to be released on 9 September ... More »
  • CA resolves debate over interplay between limitation of damages clauses and the grant of injunctions

    11 Aug 2014

    Under English law a Court in deciding whether to grant an injunction will consider whether damages are an adequate remedy.  If so, an injunction will ... More »
  • Continued success for Crown Office Chambers in Chambers UK 2015 Directory

    24 Jul 2014

    The following members, which includes several new additions, are listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK: Richard Lynagh QC - Personal InjuryMichael Harvey QC - Insurance and ... More »
  • Commercial Court restrains bank from paying on performance bond

    22 Jul 2014

    Michele De Gregorio obtained an interim injunction from the Commercial Court on behalf of a subcontractor, restraining payment being made by a bank under a ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching secures relief from sanctions under CPR 3.9: Bir Holdings v Mehta

    17 Jul 2014

    Bir Holdings v Mehta - Birmingham High Court, Chancery Division, HHJ David Cooke 15 July 2014 In a decision applying the guidance recently laid down ... More »
  • Jason Evans-Tovey successfully beats off good faith & competition law defences in franchise case

    14 Jul 2014

    Jason Evans-Tovey successfully enforces restrictive covenants and step-in provisions in franchise agreements in a case which dispels some myths and gives modern guidance on an ... More »
  • Chartwell v Fergies: Important Court of Appeal decision on relief from sanctions & Mitchell

    3 Apr 2014

    Michele De Gregorio acted for Chartwell, the successful applicant at first instance and respondent in the Court of Appeal.  On 3 April 2014 the Court ... More »
  • Durkin v DSG: Supreme Court decision will cause a major shift in the practices of creditors

    26 Mar 2014

    Durkin v DSG (trading as PC World) and HFC Bank [2014] UKSC 21 Supreme Court Judgment, 26 March 2014 The facts have attracted a lot ... More »
  • Chartwell v Fergies: relief from sanctions granted for late witness statements

    26 Feb 2014

    Michele De Gregorio acted for the successful applicant in Chartwell Estate Agents Ltd v Fergies Properties SA (QBD, Globe J, 18.2.14) Globe J granted the ... More »
  • Rohan v Daman: success for Crispin Winser in DIFC Court of Appeal

    11 Feb 2014

    Rohan & Ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners In a judgment handed down today, the DIFC Court of Appeal (Chief Justice Michael Hwang SC, Deputy ... More »
  • Financial Conduct Authority v First Capital Wealth Ltd: suspected boiler room shut down

    15 Nov 2013

    Dermot Woolgar, instructed by the Financial Conduct Authority, obtained from Norris J an unlimited worldwide freezing injunction, and orders restraining breaches of the Financial Services ... More »
  • Chambers 100 UK Bar Shortlisting

    16 Sep 2013

    Crown Office Chambers would like to extend congratulations to the following members for their Chambers 100 UK Bar shortlisting. Christopher Purchas QC Roger ter Harr ... More »
  • DIFC Court rules in favour of purchasers of apartments in delayed development

    5 Aug 2013

    Rohan & ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners  In a judgment handed down in the Dubai International Financial Centre Court of First Instance on 4 August ... More »
  • R (Quark Fishing Ltd) v Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia

    16 Jan 2013

    R (Quark Fishing Ltd) v Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia (Supreme Court of the Falkland Islands) Dermot Woolgar appeared for the ... More »
  • David Sears QC joins Crown Office Chambers

    16 Oct 2012

    We are delighted to announce that David Sears QC has accepted an invitation to join Crown Office Chambers. David, currently at 4 New Square, is ... More »
  • Allen v ASD – limitation of liability clause caps claim from £7million to £705

    15 Aug 2012

    Ben Quiney successfully represented ASD on a preliminary contractual issue in the case of Allen Fabrications Ltd v ASD Ltd [2012] EWHC 2213 (TCC). HHJ ... More »
  • Edenwest Ltd v CMS Cameron McKenna [2012] EWHC 1258 (Ch)

    17 May 2012

    On 14 May 2012 Hildyard J handed down judgment granting CMS Cameron McKenna summary judgment on the claim brought by Edenwest on the basis that solicitors ... More »
  • One year limitation provision upheld by Court of Appeal

    6 Mar 2012

    A one year bespoke contractual limitation clause was held to be enforceable by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of Inframatrix Developments Ltd ... More »
  • Estate agents' duties and entitlement to commission on abortive sales

    25 Nov 2011

    Foxtons v O'Reardon [2011] EWHC 2946 (QB) Foxtons introduced a purchaser who agreed to buy the Defendants' property for £3.3 million in July 2007. Contracts ... More »
  • New Door Tenants

    3 Oct 2011

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that the members of Byrom Street Chambers in Manchester will be joining us as Door Tenants with effect ... More »
  • Cartlidge Morland v Thomas [2011] EWHC 2086 (QB)

    30 Sep 2011

    Judgment was handed down on 30 September 2011 in this case in which Simon J Brown appeared for the Defendant employee, instructed by Miller Rosenfalck ... More »
  • Superyacht Design Symposium

    28 Sep 2011

    Kim Franklin will be one of the opening speakers at the fourth annual Superyacht Design Symposium, which is being held at The Ritz Carlton, Palm ... More »
  • Meaning of "vacant possession": NYK Logistics (UK) Limited v Ibrend Estates BV [2011] EWCA Civ 683

    16 Jun 2011

    The Court of Appeal has delivered its much-anticipated judgment today (16 June 2011) in this case in which Dermot Woolgar acted for the Appellant. The ... More »
  • Busy year for the Supreme Court

    12 Jan 2011

    This week's edition of The Lawyer summarises the trials to watch out for during 2011. These include three appeals in which members of chambers are ... More »
  • Andrew Rigney - Appointment to Queen's Counsel

    22 Mar 2010

    Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Rigney to Queen's Counsel. Andrew, who was called to the bar in 1992, specialises in Construction, ... More »
  • Dr David R. Parratt joins Chambers

    1 Jan 2010

    Chambers is pleased to announce that Dr David R. Parratt has accepted an invitation to join chambers as an associate member. His practice encompasses Scots, ... More »
  • OFT v Foxtons

    17 Jul 2008

    Michael Kent QC and Andrew Davis have succeeded in striking out part of the OFT's claim in this test case brought by the OFT in ... More »
  • Michael Curtis – Appointment to Queen’s Counsel

    22 Jan 2008

    Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Curtis to Queen’s Counsel. Michael, who was called to the Bar in 1982, specialises in Construction ... More »
  • R (South Atlantic Marine Services Ltd) v Her Majesty's Attorney General of the Falkland Islands

    15 Jan 2008

    Dermot Woolgar (instructed by the Attorney General of the Falkland Islands) successfully acted for the Governor and Government of the Falkland Islands in this claim ... More »
  • Jani-King (GB) Limited v Pula Enterprises & ors [2007] EWHC 2433 (QB)

    11 Jan 2008

    Jason Evans-Tovey successfully represented a franchisor at the trial of preliminary issues relating to the effect of some clauses commonly found in franchise agreements. The ... More »
  • Neil Martin Ltd v HMRC [2007] EWCA Civ 1041

    25 Oct 2007

    Michael Kent QC was leading counsel for the Revenue in this important case, in which judgment was handed down today, concerning the potential liability of ... More »
  • Simon J Brown

    18 Sep 2007

    Chambers is pleased to announce that Simon J Brown (formerly of Seven Bedford Row) has accepted an invitation to join Chambers from 18th September 2007. ... More »
  • Anna Laney

    5 Sep 2007

    Chambers is pleased to announce that Anna Laney (formerly of Tanfield Chambers) has accepted an invitation to join Chambers from 10th September 2007. Her principal ... More »
  • Premium-rate telephone regulator hands down record fine

    6 Jul 2007

    Alexander Macpherson has acted as the clerk to the oral panel of ICSTIS (the regulator for premium-rate telephone lines) in its investigation of the Richard ... More »
  • Dermot Woolgar

    20 Apr 2007

    Chambers is pleased to announce that Dermot Woolgar (formerly of 3 Paper Buildings) has accepted an invitation to join Chambers from 23rd April 2007. His ... More »

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