We’re proud to be supporting Advocate’s ‘Throw a Legal Lifeline’ Big Give Christmas Challenge. From midday on Tuesday 1 December until midday on Tuesday 8 December, all donations made to Advocate via the Big Give link will be doubled.
Sarah Salmon was highly commended in the Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year category at the 2020 Bar Pro Bono Awards virtual ceremony. The category had a record number of nominees this year.
We are delighted to sponsor the Social Housing Law Association’s 2020 annual conference which takes place online from Monday 16 November until Friday 20 November.
The nominations recognise their pro bono advice and representation in the Court of Appeal case of Jarvis v Evans (in which Shelter Cymru were an intervenor). The case was heard in June and considered landlord licensing in Wales.
Judgment was handed down today in the High Court case of Health Service Executive of Ireland v IM and Kent County Council. Christine Cooper acted for the successful local authority in the case concerning where a 92-year-old woman, IM, was habitually resident.
We are delighted that 8 members of chambers have been included in Chambers and Partners 2021. Additionally, we continue to be ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
One of the key issues in the case was what is required to give effective ‘notice’ within the meaning of Section 35 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002? (The section deals with the voluntary return by a prospective adopter of an adoptive child to the adoption agency).
Francis Hoar and Anna Dannreuther are appearing in the High Court today on behalf of UK businessman Simon Dolan and co-claimant Cripps Barn Group Limited, a wedding venue business. The 2 claimants are applying for an interim injunction to prevent the enforcement of government rules restricting wedding/wedding reception attendees to 15.
118 barristers applied and 36 were selected to be part of a network of future Bar leaders.
Franklin Evans is leaving chambers following his appointment as a District Judge. He will sit on the South Eastern Circuit as a District Judge in the county court at Romford from 18 October.