2013 News Archive

2013 News Archive

2013 News Archive

  • Mike Atkins secures acquittal for director in bar cellar hatch case

    20 Dec 2013

    Mike Atkins successfully defended a company director charged with neglect in this 7 day trial before a jury at Teesside Crown Court. In September 2012 ... More »
  • Alexander & Law Ltd v Coveside (21BPR) Ltd - Isabel Hitching persuades TCC that winding up petition is not a defence to enforcing adjudication decision

    17 Dec 2013

    Alexander & Law v Coveside (21BPR) Ltd [2013] EWHC 3949 (TCC) Judgment 12 December 2013 In a judgment which is destined to become the leading ... More »
  • Success for David Platt QC and Farrah Mauladad before the Court of Appeal in Davidson v Aegis

    11 Dec 2013

    David Platt QC and Farrah Mauladad appeared for the successful Respondents in Davidson v (1) Aegis Defence Services (BVI) Limited (2) Aegis Defence Services Limited ... More »
  • Success for Crown Office Chambers in The Chambers 100: UK Bar

    10 Dec 2013

    We are delighted to announce that the following members have been listed in The Chambers 100: UK Bar Roger ter Haar QC - Construction; International Arbitration; Professional ... More »
  • Simon Antrobus represents firework operator cleared of causing M5 motorway crash in which 7 people died.

    10 Dec 2013

    Simon Antrobus represented the firework display operator, Geoffrey Counsell, who was cleared of a health and safety charge in which it was alleged that smoke ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching in Aspect v Higgins – headed to Supreme Court?

    25 Nov 2013

    Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction PLC [2013] EWCA Civ 1514 This case, in which the judgment of the Court of Appeal was handed down ... More »
  • Financial Conduct Authority v First Capital Wealth Ltd: suspected boiler room shut down

    15 Nov 2013

    Dermot Woolgar, instructed by the Financial Conduct Authority, obtained from Norris J an unlimited worldwide freezing injunction, and orders restraining breaches of the Financial Services ... More »
  • Adjudication: a Pioneering decision - by Anna Laney October 2013

    15 Oct 2013

    Written by Anna Laney and Posted by Practical Law Construction on 15 October 2013. The Wimbledon v Vago principles to be applied on an application ... 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 »
  • Pioneer v Graham: stay of execution in adjudication

    4 Oct 2013

    Anna Laney (instructed by Barton Legal Limited) appeared for the Defendant. Anna Laney successfully resisted the enforcement of an Adjudicator’s award in an “unusual” circumstance ... More »
  • Success for Crown Office Chambers at Chambers Bar Awards 2013

    4 Oct 2013

    We are delighted to announce the following winners of the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2013: Ben Quiney – Insurance Junior of the Year Simon ... 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 »
  • DIFC Court rules in favour of purchasers of apartments in delayed development

    5 Aug 2013

    Rohan & ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners  In a judgment handed down in the Dubai International Financial Centre Court of First Instance on 4 August ... 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 »
  • Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc – Isabel Hitching successfully appears in the TCC for Higgins

    23 May 2013

    Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc [2013] EWHC 1322 (TCC) – Isabel Hitching successfully appears in the TCC for Higgins Construction. Summary This ... More »
  • Joyce v O'Brien & Tradex Insurance Co Ltd: Richard Lynagh QC and Suzanne Chalmers successfully defend the claim in the Court of Appeal

    20 May 2013

    Summary This case involved consideration of the scope and application of the maxim ex turpi causa non oritur actio in the context of a road ... More »
  • Flatman v Germany; Weddall v Barchester. Simon J Brown and Richard Sage appear on behalf of the successful Defendants

    10 Apr 2013

    The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the cases of Flatman v Germany and Weddall v Barchester [2013] EWCA Civ 278. The appeals concerned ... More »
  • HSE v Persimmon Homes: John Cooper and Dominic Kay successfully defend Persimmon Homes

    2 Apr 2013

    HSE v Persimmon Homes Northampton Crown Court 2 April 2013 John Cooper and Dominic Kay successfully defended Persimmon Homes at Northampton Crown Court. The case concerned ... More »
  • Lakanal House fire Inquest

    28 Mar 2013

    James Maxwell-Scott and Mike Atkins acted as Counsel to the Inquests instructed by the Assistant Deputy Coroner, Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE. The inquests, which ... More »
  • Application forms for pupillage commencing 2014 now online

    11 Feb 2013

    Crown Office Chambers invites applications for pupillage commencing in October 2014 (or "year early" applications for October 2015).  We are offering an increased pupillage award ... 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 »
  • Mark Turner QC appointed to the High Court bench

    28 Jan 2013

    Mr Justice Turner was appointed to the Queen's Bench Division with effect from 28 January 2013.  Sir Mark was formerly a member of Crown Office ... More »
  • R (Quark Fishing Ltd) v Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia

    16 Jan 2013

    R (Quark Fishing Ltd) v Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia (Supreme Court of the Falkland Islands) Dermot Woolgar appeared for the ... More »

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