This “highly exceptional” order was made under the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction allowing the revocation of an adoption and for the applicant to change her last name.
Field Court Chambers are delighted to announce that Edward Bennett has been shortlisted for Young Barrister of the Year award at Jordans Publishing Family Law Awards.
Mark Tempest successfully argued that the statutory provision requiring the landlord to protect the tenant’s deposit before giving notice to end the tenancy applied even when the deposit was paid before the statute came into force.
Francis successfully prosecuted the longest election petition in English legal history.
Following a 6 week hearing at the High Court the election commissioner has ruled that Lutfur Rahman, Mayor of Tower Hamlets should be removed from office and the poll declared void.
Jonathan Cowen and Edward Bennett successfully acted for a Local Authority in arguing that the arrangements made by a Trust for a disabled 15 year old child in a hospital which were made with parental consent did not constitute a deprivation of the child’s liberty requiring authorisation under the inherent jurisdiction.
As of 5 April 2015, parents of a surrogate child are treated the same as all other parents when it comes to the right to take leave from work.
Nikolas Clarke recently succeeded, in a personal injury claim arising out of a road traffic accident, at trial.
This was an application for parental orders for 18 month old twins. The case involved a British couple who had entered into a £22,000 surrogacy agreement in Ukraine.
This case involved Mr Edwards who tripped over a raised paving stone and hurt his knee while taking the bin out to a bin store at the block of flats where he lived as an assured shorthold tenant.