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.
The 2nd edition of Cohabitation Claims published this month by Resolution includes 2 chapters written by Christopher Stirling. Chris, whose focus areas are matrimonial finance, property and commercial law, probate and inheritance wrote one chapter of useful case studies. His other chapter gives practical guidance about issues such as Capital Gains Tax, bankruptcy, Land Registry […]
We are very sad to announce the death of Kay Jones on Sunday 7 April 2019. Kay had been a member of chambers for more than 40 years. She had been due to retire earlier this year due to ill health. John Critchley, Head of Chambers, said: “Kay was a well-known family barrister who had […]
Property barrister and sitting judge at the First Tier Tribunal Max Thorowgood, presided over a light-hearted mock tribunal trial as part of the Southampton Property Association (SPA’s) annual CPD event on 5 April. Delegates said they found the mock trial of an adverse possession case ‘interesting from a work perspective’ and ‘entertaining’. Property and public […]
Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Emma Godfrey, Adrian Davis and Matthew Stott have all been appointed as Deputy District Judges. Their practices will continue as usual.