Francis Hoar and Anna Dannreuther are appearing in the High Court today on behalf of UK businessman Simon Dolan and co-claimant Cripps Barn Group Limited, a wedding venue business. The 2 claimants are applying for an interim injunction to prevent the enforcement of government rules restricting wedding/wedding reception attendees to 15.
Franklin Evans is leaving chambers following his appointment as a District Judge. He will sit on the South Eastern Circuit as a District Judge in the county court at Romford from 18 October.
Nikolas Clarke represented the local authority’s AMHP in an Article 2 ECHR inquest into the death of a man in his 30s.
We are delighted that 10 members of chambers have been included in Legal 500 2021. Additionally, we are ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
We are delighted to announce that Anna Dannreuther has joined us as a tenant after completing her pupillage with us.
Francis Hoar is acting for a businessman who is seeking judicial review of the government’s travel quarantine laws.
Grace Cheng was responsible for revising and updating chapters 38 (commercial litigation) and 39 (commercial arbitration) in the latest edition of Good and McKendrick on Commercial Law (6th Edition).
Somewhat unusually, there was a dispute on the facts about the man’s discharge from hospital previously, with the hospital blaming social services for an error and vice versa. After hearing the evidence, the coroner took the view that the version of the local authority’s social worker was correct.
This case was the first to see the provisions of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 before the higher courts and will have substantial implications for both private landlords and tenants in Wales.
In a recent homelessness appeal, Tyreese Jones v LB Southwark, the County Court has held that children who are privately fostered after the age of 16 have priority need for homelessness assistance from local authorities. Alexander Campbell appeared for the successful appellant.