Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Christopher Stirling and Matthew Stott are to be appointed Recorders for the Family Jurisdiction on the South Eastern circuit.
Francis Hoar represented anti-fraud investigator Mark Edmunds in his unfair dismissal case against Tower Hamlets council.
Christine Cooper appeared before Mr Justice Cobb yesterday on an application by a local authority for orders under the inherent jurisdiction to enable it to provide care for a vulnerable adult who had last been assessed as having the capacity to make his own decisions.
Judgment in the case of C v. Royal Borough of Greenwich has been handed down by the High Court. Tony Harrop-Griffiths successfully represented the local authority in the judicial review.
Family law barrister Francis Wilkinson successfully defended a mother in High Court proceedings brought under the Hague Abduction Convention 1980.
Barrister Francis Hoar appeared for Darren Grimes, a Leave campaigner in the EU referendum, in his successful appeal against a fine imposed by the Electoral Commission. Judgment in favour of Mr Grimes was delivered after a week-long hearing.
Barrister Nikolas Clarke represented the local authority in an inquest into the death of AA, both the individual Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) and that service as a whole. The coroner concluded that the AMHP acted professionally, reasonably and proportionately throughout.
Joint head of housing Adrian Davis and property barrister Miriam Shalom appeared in the Court of Appeal in London Borough of Hackney v Yildiz. The case considers the relationship between section 83 and Ground 15A of Schedule 2 of the Housing Act 1985.
Barrister Rebecca Handcock acted for the UK Treasury and was part of its legal team in Bank Mellat v HM Treasury. The case settled on 18 June 2019. The terms of the settlement are confidential. The bank, which is partly owned by the Iranian government challenged sanctions imposed on certain institutions in the Iranian banking sector.
A team of barristers and staff took part in the London Legal Walk. They put their best foot forward alongside more than 15,000 other walkers to raise funds for free legal services across London.