Today marks the launch of a new planning and public law mentoring scheme for underrepresented groups at the Bar. The scheme is a partnership between our chambers, the Planning and Environmental Bar Association (PEBA) and 4 other sets.
We are delighted to welcome Joanna Thom who starts her pupillage with us today. Joanna has a BA (Hons) in History from Durham University. She obtained a Very Competent in her BPTC at The University of Law and a Distinction in her GDL.
We welcome applications from talented barristers with expertise in our core practice areas: Family, Housing, Property, Business, Public law and Court of Protection.
Alexander Campbell has commented on a LexisNexis analysis considering the outcome of R (on the application of A) v Secretary of State for the Home Department.
At the inquest into the death of IT consultant Barry Pring in the Ukraine, his widow, represented by John McLinden QC, John Critchley and Ryan Anderson, was exonerated of his murder by the coroner.
In a 50-page report published today, Francis Hoar considers current protections for freedom of expression under English law and proposes certain reforms. Former Supreme Court judge and historian Lord Sumption wrote the foreword to the report.
Christine Cooper acted pro bono for a couple who were successful in claiming rectification and damages for their personal data being processed unfairly. The case was referred to her by Advocate
Emma Godfrey acted for the successful local authority in the Court of Appeal case of Patel v London Borough of Hackney  EWCA Civ 897. Judgment has now been handed down.
Anna Dannreuther co-chaired a 7-member working group from the Employment Lawyers Association to respond to the Low Pay Commission’s Consultation on April 2022 National Minimum Wage Rates.
Angela Hodes represented a local authority’s children’s social care services in an Article 2 inquest concerning the death of ED who was stabbed by her ex-boyfriend while collecting their child from school.