2010 News Archive

2010 News Archive

2010 News Archive

  • Remedies in Construction Law - new book by Roger ter Haar QC

    15 Nov 2010

    Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of 'Remedies in Construction Law' by Roger ter Haar QC and Camilla ter Haar. The book brings together ... More »
  • Baker v Quantum Clothing Limited in the Supreme Court

    9 Nov 2010

    4 members of Crown Office Chambers will appear in the Supreme Court on 22nd-24th November 2010. Christopher Purchas QC & Catherine Foster represent one of ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • The Law of Construction Disputes - new book by Cyril Chern

    17 Aug 2010

    Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of 'The Law of Construction Disputes' by Cyril Chern. The book covers the entire spectrum of construction law, ... More »
  • Fileturn Ltd v Royal Garden Hotel Ltd [2010] EWHC 1736 (TCC)

    22 Jul 2010

    Charles Pimlott acted for the successful Claimant in an application for the enforcement of an adjudication award, which had been challenged by the Defendant on ... More »
  • LFEPA v New Look

    16 Jun 2010

    The Court of Appeal Criminal Division, 18th June 2010 (Pitchford LJ, Rafferty J and HHJ Goldstone QC) Judgment was given today in the awaited sentence ... More »
  • Court of Appeal dismisses Iraq fatality appeal

    16 Jun 2010

    Matthew Boyle was junior Counsel for the successful Respondents in Davies v Global Strategies Group Limited [2010] EWCA Civ 648. The Appellant's husband was shot ... More »
  • Administrative Court holds that regulations limiting recoverable costs to legal aid rates are unlawful

    16 Jun 2010

    R (On the Application of the Law Society) v The Lord Chancellor [2010] EWHC 1406 (Admin) The Administrative Court (Elias LJ and Keith J) yesterday ... More »
  • Bennett v The Attorney-General of the Cayman Islands

    2 Jun 2010

    Richard Lynagh QC successfully represented the Claimant in a personal injury action against the Attorney-General of the Cayman Islands. The claim arose out of a ... More »
  • Mark Balysz joins Crown Office Chambers

    1 Jun 2010

    Chambers is delighted to announce that Mark Balysz, formerly of 12 College Place Southampton, has joined the chambers Health & Safety and Regulatory team. Mark ... More »
  • Aldgate Construction v Unibar Plumbing & Heating

    25 May 2010

    Kim Franklin acted for the successful claimant development company Aldgate in its claim against careless plumbers Unibar for loss of profits caused by fire. In ... 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 »
  • Esdale v Dover District Council

    15 Mar 2010

    The significance of a local authority's intervention policy when considering a claim under s.2(2) of the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957. The Court of Appeal has ... More »
  • Paul Tyrone Mann v Northern Electric Distribution Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 141

    1 Mar 2010

    The role of "foreseeability" in the defence of "reasonable practicability". The Court of Appeal has recently given judgment in the case of Mann v Northern ... More »
  • Three Valleys Water v LFEPA [2009] EWHC 3109 (QB) and [2010] EWHC 208 (QB)

    19 Feb 2010

    Michael Curtis QC successfully appeared for London Fire in resisting Three Valleys claim that LFEPA is responsible under s57 of the Water Industry Act 1991 ... More »
  • Trevor Frost v David Oldfield (QBD, Manchester District Registry)

    18 Feb 2010

    Richard Lynagh QC and Jason Evans-Tovey successfully represented the Claimant Mr Frost in his claim for damages in respect of serious injuries sustained when his ... More »
  • HSE v (1) Veolia (ES) Ltd & (2) Brian Currie (Milton Keynes) Ltd, Aylesbury Crown Court, HH the Lord Parmoor & a Jury

    12 Feb 2010

    A John Williams successfully represented Brian Currie (Milton Keynes) Limited in a prosecution brought by the HSE under s3 of the Health & Safety at ... 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 »
  • Uren v (1) Corporate Leisure (UK) Ltd & (2) MOD (3) Pratt and Others, Syndicate 2525

    2 Feb 2010

    Richard Lynagh QC and Shaun Ferris successfully represented the First and Third Defendants in this action brought by the Claimant who sustained a neck injury ... More »
  • HSE v Pearlview Estates Ltd, Faulkner Gates Ltd & Electric Gate Services Ltd

    27 Jan 2010

    Bournemouth Crown Court before HHJ Harrow The trial of this matter concluded on Monday with the First and Third Defendant companies being acquitted by the ... 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 »
  • HSE v Brookfield Construction

    19 Jan 2010

    January 11-15, Aylesbury Crown Court (His Honour The Lord Parmoor) John Cooper represented the company who were Principal Contractor in the construction of a new ... 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 »


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