Jonathan Pennington Legh will be one of the presenters in the Social Housing Law Association’s disrepair webinar on Thursday 21 May.
Alistair Cantor represented the successful respondent, a residents’ association, in a High Court appeal against a ‘negative declaration’ in effect confirming that the appellants (a local authority and another party) did not enjoy the benefit of any easements over a private road.
Joshua Swirsky acted for the successful local authority in R(Idolo) v LB Bromley  EWHC 860 (Admin).
Grace Cheng sat as an arbitrator at the inaugural online hearing of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
Joshua Swirsky acted for the successful local authority in R(Idolo) v LB Bromley  EWHC 860 (Admin). The case involved the Administrative Court considering the relationship between the Care Act 2014 and the Housing Act 1996 in the context of someone with serious health problems who had accommodation but it was no longer suitable because of his ongoing care needs. The Deputy Judge also considered a claim for damages under the Human Rights Act 1998.
Our barristers and staff continue to work during this public health emergency. But our chambers’ buildings remain closed until further notice.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell represented the London Borough of Tower Hamlets which successfully defended its decision in a case concerning intentional homelessness and domestic violence.
We are delighted to announce that our third sixth pupil barrister Natalie York has joined us as a tenant. Her practice covers all areas of family law including private and public child law and finance.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell is representing the local authority in a Court of Appeal case concerning intentional homelessness and domestic violence.
Sarah McKeown defended the successful local authority in a claim for judicial review concerning planning permission. Permission to bring the claim had been refused on the papers and the claimant requested an oral hearing to renew his application for permission to bring a judicial review.