2007 News Archive

2007 News Archive

2007 News Archive

  • R v NWH (Croydon Crown Court, HH Judge Ainley)

    5 Dec 2007

    John Cooper appeared on behalf of the company. Two allegations of causative Health and Safety breaches arising from the death of a worker engaged in ... More »
  • John Slater QC

    12 Nov 2007

    It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of John Slater QC following a heart attack on 11th November 2007. John was ... 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 »
  • Pleural plaques litigation

    17 Oct 2007

    The House of Lords today unanimously dismissed the joined appeals by Claimants in Johnston, Rothwell and others [2007] UKHL 39. Michael Kent QC presented the ... More »
  • HSE v Switchgear Engineering Services Limited (Court of Appeal - Criminal Division)

    10 Oct 2007

    John Cooper represented SES in the case in which the Court of Appeal considered the principles to be applied in sentencing Co-Defendants of differing financial ... 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 »
  • Burton v Kingsbury [2007] EWHC 2091 (QB)

    13 Sep 2007

    William Stevenson QC and Andrew Davis instructed by Eric Robinson solicitors successfully represented a claimant who was rendered tetraplegic in a road traffic accident in ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers shortlisted for Chambers & Partners Bar Awards

    11 Sep 2007

    Crown Office Chambers is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in two categories of the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2007. Roger ter ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • London Underground Ltd v Citylink Telecommunications Ltd [2007] EWHC 1749 (TCC)

    16 Jul 2007

    Roger ter Haar QC was instructed to appear before Mr Justice Ramsey in the Technology and Construction Court in London Underground Ltd v Citylink Telecommunications ... 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 »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC FCI Arb elected chairman of TECBAR

    2 Jul 2007

    Crown Office Chambers congratulates Andrew Bartlett QC and Kim Franklin on their election as Chairman and Secretary of TECBAR. We also congratulate Andrew Rigney on ... 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 »
  • 'Chern on Dispute Boards' - new book by Cyril Chern

    14 May 2007

    Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of 'Chern on Dispute Boards - Practice & Procedure' which is the only contemporary book dealing exclusively with ... 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 »
  • Westminster City Council v KONE PLC – Southwark Crown Court

    13 Apr 2007

    John Cooper successfully argued before the Court (His Honour Judge Rivlin QC) that a Senior Environmental Health Officer could not give opinion evidence in relation ... More »
  • Spencer v Clwyd Health Authority [2006] EWHC 1087

    16 Mar 2007

    Gordon Catford was junior counsel for the parents in this successful unwanted pregnancy claim. The claim arose out of alleged failure to offer and carry ... More »
  • Hutchinson v Brigham & Cowan

    6 Mar 2007

    Hutchinson v Brigham & Cowan - David Platt obtains the settlement of a mesothelioma claim for just £47,000 before Eady J. in circumstances where the central ... More »
  • Julia Kendrick

    5 Mar 2007

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to welcome a new member; Julia Kendrick accepted tenancy on 5th March, having successfully completed her pupillage.
  • Textile Industry Deafness Claims

    14 Feb 2007

    Michael Kent QC and A John Williams represented Guy Warwick Limited and Christopher Purchas QC and Catherine Foster represented the Courtaulds Defendants before HH Judge ... More »
  • Crofton v NHSLA

    8 Feb 2007

    Alexander Antelme was junior counsel for the NHSLA in this key case dealing with the impact of local authority funding on care claims in large ... More »


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