The case reaffirms the right of a local authority in most circumstances to carry out an investigation before deciding whether to start a prosecution under s222 of the Local Government Act 1972. For claimants, the case stresses the need to show they have some identifiable interest in the remedy sought to have standing to bring judicial review proceedings.
Francis Hoar represents a solicitor who is seeking judicial review of the government’s hotel quarantine laws.
We are delighted to welcome Winsome Levy as a new tenant. Called to the Bar in 2003, Winsome specialises in Court of Protection, mental health tribunal, adult social care and inquest cases.
We are keen to hear from excellent family practitioners interested in joining us as tenants. Our family law barristers are regularly instructed in complex and ground-breaking cases. And we have more work than we can cover.
Nikolas Clarke represented the local authority’s social services department in an Article 2 inquest concerning AJM who died in April 2019.
Applications for pupillage starting with us in September 2022 have opened. We are offering 12-month pupillages to up to 2 successful candidates.
John Critchley represented the legendary London based independent film production company the Recorded Picture Company in its defence of a contractual claim for substantial damages brought by a French film company and Paulo Branco, a Portuguese film producer.
Nikolas Clarke represented the local authority: its AMHP and Social Services department in an Article 2 jury inquest concerning SMV who died in April 2019. The jury gave a short narrative conclusion that did not find any causative factors.
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.
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.