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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 »
  • Guidance from the Court of Appeal on the Party Wall Act and neighbouring basement construction

    14 Nov 2016

    Gray v Elite Town Management Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 1318 (Court of Appeal, 3 November 2016) The Appellant, Mr Gray, had constructed a basement at ... More »
  • The Court of Appeal reviews Fire Claims and Claimants' knowledge

    1 Sep 2016

    Howmet v EDL, Court of Appeal, [2016] EWCA Civ 847On 31 August 2016, the Court of Appeal (Jackson LJ, Arden LJ and Sir Robert Akenhead) ... More »
  • Jason Evans-Tovey successfully recovered compensation against a local authority

    23 Aug 2016

    Burge v South Gloucestershire Council [2016] UKUT 300 (LC) Jason Evans-Tovey, instructed by DAC Beachcroft, successfully recovered compensation against a local authority which refused permission ... More »
  • James Medd and Richard Sage successfully argue that halogen downlighter and not hot works caused fire

    15 Jul 2016

    Balls Pond Securities Ltd -v- (1) Envirocure Ltd (2) Nicholson Plastics Ltd (3) Express Water Tanks & Mechanical Services Ltd James Medd, instructed by Weightmans ... More »
  • James Medd successfully defends water company against claim that hillside damaged by escaping sewage

    21 Apr 2016

    James Medd recently successfully defended Northumbrian Water Limited from claims made against them arising from the alleged fact that one of their sewers was leaking ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Smith v UKPN – Michael Kent QC and Jack Macaulay represent victims of fire damage in the TCC

    20 Sep 2012

    On 17th September 2012 Akenhead J handed down judgment in Smith and others v UK Power Networks, a major series of Technology and Construction Court ... More »
  • Damages in tort for non-economic loss to increase by 10% from 1 April 2013

    26 Jul 2012

    The Court of Appeal this morning handed down judgment in Simmons v Castle [2012] EWCA Civ 1039, in which Andrew Davis appeared for the Defendant. ... More »
  • Court of Appeal clarifies foreseeability test in tree root cases

    13 Jul 2012

    Damage is reasonably foreseeable if there is a real risk of its occurring. But what if precautions would be unduly burdensome or would destroy the ... More »
  • TCC rules on experts, privilege and undisclosed reports

    5 Jul 2012

    David Platt QC appeared for insurers in Odedra v Ball [2012] EWHC 1790 (TCC), where the Defendants sought disclosure of an additional expert report which ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • $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 »
  • 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 »

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