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  • 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 »
  • Muhammed Haque QC successful in £2m Solicitor's negligence claim against Lewis Silkin LLP

    3 Jul 2015

    Mr Justice Hamblen found that Mr Michael Burd, the Head of Employment Law at Lewis Silkin, was negligent in advising Mr Tim Wright, the former ... More »
  • Simon J Brown successfully defends City solicitors against a claim for negligence

    10 Jun 2015

    A Senior Executive who had worked in Bahrain for a UK company alleged that he had been inadequately advised as to the difficulties of establishing ... More »
  • John Greenbourne: the dismissal of another VWF Professional Negligence appeal

    28 Apr 2015

    Procter v Raleys Solicitors [2015] EWCA Civ 400.  In a judgment handed down today, the Court of Appeal (Tomlinson, Gloster and Kitchin LJJ) dismissed the ... 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 »
  • Crown Office Chambers to host the In House Lawyers Forum (IHLF) quarterly seminar

    20 Nov 2014

    Crown Office Chambers is hosting the In House Lawyers Forum (IHLF) quarterly seminar. David Sears QC, Andrew Rigney QC, Ben Quiney QC, Charles Pimlott and Crispin ... More »
  • Important CA decision on indemnity clause - widespread implications for the construction industry

    4 Aug 2014

    On 11 July 2014 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Greenwich Millennium Village Ltd v Essex Services Group Plc [2014] EWCA Civ 960.  ... 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 »
  • Homeowner and tree surgeon not liable for trains damaged by fallen tree

    11 Jun 2014

    Jason Evans-Tovey successfully defends a tree surgeon in a case which dispels some myths and gives modern guidance on the obligations of homeowners in relation ... More »
  • VWF Professional Negligence appeal dismissed

    21 May 2014

    Raleys Solicitors v Barnaby [2014] EWCA Civ 686 In a judgment handed down today, the Court of Appeal (Maurice Kay, Davis and Floyd LLJ) dismissed ... More »
  • Kim Franklin & Crispin Winser succesfully defend AED 41 million claim

    14 Apr 2014

    Kim Franklin and Crispin Winser (instructed by Kennedys Dubai LLP) have been representing a firm of consulting engineers in a DIAC arbitration.  The engineers were facing ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • VWF Professional Negligence Litigation

    25 Jul 2013

    Judgment was handed down today in Barnaby v Raleys Solicitors, the first case to come to trial in the VWF Professional Negligence Litigation. Mr Barnaby was one ... 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 »
  • Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2012

    11 Sep 2012

    We are delighted to announce that Crown Office Chambers has been nominated for the following awards: Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury - Set of the ... 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 »
  • Solicitor's liability for costs of action

    11 Nov 2011

    Germany v Flatman; Barchester v Weddall [2011] EWHC Civ 2945 (QB) Eady J yesterday handed down judgment in these two cases in which Richard Sage ... 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 »
  • Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2011

    1 Sep 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers has been nominated for the following awards: Professional Negligence Silk of the Year: Roger ter Haar ... More »
  • R (on the application of Subner) v Health Professions Council

    15 Jul 2011

    Martyn Berkin appeared for the Appellant in the above matter in the Administrative Court [2009] EWHC 2815 and is representing the Appellant in the European ... 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 »
  • Jones v Kaney

    30 Mar 2011

    The partial immunity of expert witnesses against suits in negligence has been abolished by the Supreme Court in the judgments given in Jones v Kaney ... 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 »
  • The Challenge to Experts' Immunity

    19 Oct 2010

    Daniel Shapiro and Roger Ter Haar QC act in the matter of Jones v Kaney in which Mr Jones has received permission to appeal from ... 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 »
  • Paul Wynne Jones v Sue Kaney

    21 Jan 2010

    Roger Ter Haar QC and Daniel Shapiro are acting on behalf of a claimant bringing a professional negligence action against his former expert psychiatrist. They ... More »
  • Chambers UK, 2010 Edition - Leading Set

    1 Nov 2009

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as a Leading Set in the following areas: Construction, Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction, ... More »
  • Lingfield Properties (Darlington) Ltd v Padgett Lavender Associates (A Firm) [2007] EWHC 2989 (QB)

    14 Jan 2008

    Richard Lynagh QC and Jason Evans-Tovey successfully defended a detailed and complex £16m professional negligence claim against a town planner accused of failing to satisfy ... 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 »
  • Rowley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2007] EWCA Civ 598

    16 Jul 2007

    Roger ter Haar QC was instructed on behalf of the Claimants in the test case in the Court of Appeal of Rowley v Secretary of ... More »


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