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  • Julian Field successful in recent TCC decision - Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd

    11 Apr 2017

    On 11 April 2017 Coulson J handed down judgment in Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd. The University had claimed against Travelers under ... More »
  • Daniel Shapiro wins Insurance Junior of the Year at Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards

    27 Oct 2016

    Chambers are delighted to announce that Daniel Shapiro won the Insurance Junior of the Year at the Chambers and Partners UK Bar awards ceremony yesterday ... More »
  • The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2016

    19 Sep 2016

    Crown Office Chambers are delighted to be shortlisted for The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2016 in the following categories: Health & Safety: Set of the ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers credited as a Leading Set in the 2016 Edition of the Legal 500

    15 Sep 2016

    Crown Office Chambers are delighted to be recognised as a leading set of Chambers again in this year’s Legal 500 UK Directory, Described as ‘a ... More »
  • Michael Kent QC and Jason Evans-Tovey acted successfully in Cape Distribution Limited

    18 May 2016

    Michael Kent QC and Jason Evans-Tovey (instructed by BLM) acted successfully in Cape Distribution Limited v. Cape Intermediate Holdings PLC [2016] EWHC 1119 (QB) for ... 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’s arguments for Association of British Insurers upheld by Supreme Court in Zurich v IEGL

    20 May 2015

    The Supreme Court has just handed down its judgment in Zurich v IEG. A copy of the full judgment will appear on the Supreme Court ... 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 »
  • Genesis v Allianz - Ben Quiney QC successful in defending against a fraudulent insurance claim

    7 Nov 2014

    Ben succeeded in persuading the High Court that Allianz was right to decline paying the Claimant’s insurance claim. The Court accepted that the Insured, by ... More »
  • Ted Baker Plc & Anor -v- AXA Insurance UK Plc & ors - James Medd successful in long running insurance policy dispute

    30 Oct 2014

    Instructed by Kennedys, James Medd has acted as junior Counsel for AXA for over 4 years in the long running insurance policy dispute between AXA ... More »
  • Court of Appeal construes important Typhoon Warranty in marine reinsurance contract

    7 Aug 2014

    Judgment was handed down today in the case of Amlin Corporate Member Ltd & Ors v Oriental Assurance Company [2014] EWCA Civ 1135 in which ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Three new Silks for Crown Office Chambers

    19 Feb 2014

    Crown Office Chambers wish to congratulate John Cooper, Alexander Antelme and Ben Quiney on their appointment to Queen’s Counsel. The appointment of Queen’s Counsel ceremony ... More »
  • Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate: Success for Richard Sage in the Court of Appeal

    14 Oct 2013

    Richard Sage instructed by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Richard Sage appeared for the successful Respondent in Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ ... 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 »
  • Milton Keynes v Nulty: success for Andrew Rigney QC and Richard Sage in the Court of Appeal

    28 Jan 2013

    Andrew Rigney QC and Richard Sage appeared for the successful Respondent in Milton Keynes Borough Council v Nulty [2013] EWCA Civ 15.  The Respondent local ... More »
  • Insurance warranties and “basis of contract” clauses: Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd [2012] EWHC 3105 (TCC)

    15 Nov 2012

    On 13 November 2012, Akenhead J handed down judgment in Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd [2012] EWHC 3105 (TCC). Richard Sage appeared ... 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 »
  • UPDATE: Damages for non-economic loss to increase by 10% from 1 April 2013

    11 Oct 2012

    The Court of Appeal has now handed down its further judgment in Simmons v Castle [2012] EWCA Civ 1288, in which Andrew Davis appeared for ... More »
  • Court of Appeal judgment on Rylands v Fletcher strict liability for the escape of fire

    4 Oct 2012

    Jonathan Waite QC and Michele De Gregorio, instructed by DAC Beachcroft, appeared for the successful appellant in Stannard (t/a Wyvern Tyres) v Gore [2012] EWCA ... More »
  • Part 36 offers and preliminary issues: Ted Baker v AXA [2012] EWHC 1779 (Comm)

    6 Jul 2012

    On Friday 29 June 2012 Eder J handed down his judgment on costs in this case in which Ted Baker had been successful on certain ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching obtain landmark decision on scope of compulsory motor insurance regime

    25 Jun 2012

    AXN v Worboys [2012] EWHC 1730 (QB) Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching successfully represented motor insurers who contested liability to pay out the victims of the ... More »
  • The effect of noting an interest in an insurance policy: Eurocrest Ventures Ltd v Zurich Insurance plc

    11 Jun 2012

    Eurocrest applied for a declaration that it was entitled to an indemnity under an insurance policy taken out by the freeholder of a building of ... More »
  • Ted Baker v AXA Insurance [2012] EWHC 1406 (Comm)

    29 May 2012

    Eder J handed down judgment on 25 May 2012 in this £4m insurance claim arising out of the theft of stock by an employee.  The ... More »
  • Cadbury v ADT appeal permission granted

    17 Apr 2012

    Roger ter Haar QC and Ben Quiney have been acting for Cadbury in the TCC liability trial following a major fire at the Cadbury popcorn ... More »
  • Asbestos: Supreme Court Rejects Insurers’ Arguments in the EL Trigger Litigation

    28 Mar 2012

    The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the EL Trigger Litigation (28 March 2012). David Platt QC and Peter Houghton (for Excess Insurance) and ... More »
  • Insurers liable to indemnify tradesman for fire caused by discarded cigarette despite 18 month delay in notification

    21 Nov 2011

    Milton Keynes v NIG [2011] EWHC 2847 (TCC) Following three fires that caused extensive damage to a Council recycling centre near Milton Keynes, the Council's ... More »
  • Chambers UK, 2012 Edition – Leading Set

    26 Oct 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as a Leading Set in the following areas: Clinical Negligence, Construction, Health & Safety, ... More »
  • Legal 500, 2011 Edition – Leading Set

    29 Sep 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as Leading Set in the following areas: Clinical Negligence and Healthcare, Construction, Consumer and ... More »
  • Cadbury v ADT

    12 Apr 2011

    Roger ter Haar QC and Ben Quiney have been acting for Cadbury in the TCC liability trial following a major fire at the Cadbury popcorn ... 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 »
  • Jubilee Motor Policies v Volvo Truck & Bus [2010] EWHC 3641 (QB)

    6 Jan 2011

    This case determined the question whether a Road Traffic Act insurer who is required by s 151 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to satisfy ... More »
  • Insurers Win Partial Victory in Trigger Litigation

    8 Oct 2010

    Excess Insurance win in full; MMI & Local Authorities win in part; other Appellant Insurers lose The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment ... 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 »
  • $130m project insurance dispute

    9 Feb 2010

    Michael Curtis QC, Charles Pimlott, Crispin Winser, Justin Davis and Siobhan Lambertsen (instructed by Beachcroft LLP) have been acting for a developer in a 10 ... More »
  • Amsprop Ltd v ITW Ltd (t/a Hobart UK) [2009] EWHC 2689 (TCC)

    19 Nov 2009

    Andrew Bartlett QC and Anna Laney successfully defend fire claim: a fire at the Hard Rock Cafe in Piccadilly was said to have been caused ... More »
  • Flexsys America LP v XL Insurance Co Ltd [2009] EWHC 1115 (Comm)

    8 Jun 2009

    Andrew Bartlett QC and Daniel Shapiro successfully represented XL against a claim by its insured for indemnity under the provisions of a drop down clause ... More »
  • Newsflash - "Trigger" Judgment

    21 Nov 2008

    Mr Justice Burton today delivered his long-awaited judgment in the Employers' Liability Trigger Litigation. The litigation followed the decision of a number of UK insurers ... More »
  • Fosse Motor Engineers Ltd & Ors v (1) Conde Nast and National Magazine Distributors Ltd (2) Phoenix Industrial Recruitment Ltd [2008] EWHC 2037 (TCC)

    29 Sep 2008

    Andrew Bartlett QC and Rebecca Taylor appeared for the successful First Defendants in this case arising out of a fire that broke out in the ... 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 »
  • Axa Insurance UK PLC v Norwich Union Insurance Limited [2007] EWHC 1046 (Comm)

    1 Jun 2007

    Roger ter Haar QC and Justin Davis successfully argued before Andrew Smith J that an employee who suffered personal injuries at work when he was ... More »

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