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The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 rankings


The 2017 edition of the Legal 500 directory was released on 11th October 2017, and Chambers was pleased to have received a total of 66 recommendations. Chambers was recommended as…

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Acquittal in causing death by dangerous driving trial


Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Mark Brookes of Clyde and Co) acted for X, a man of good character, who was acquitted at the Judge’s direction. The Crown’s case had…

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Bill Clegg QC & Simon Baker advise on human rights breaches by Turkish government following 2016 coup attempt


Bill Clegg QC, assisted by Simon Baker, was instructed to advise on the legality under the ECHR of the prosecutions brought by the Turkish State in the aftermath of the…

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Richard Whittam QC appointed a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands


Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Whittam QC as a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the…

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Watford FC fined by the EFL


Jim Sturman QC, instructed by Stephen Shotnes of Simons, Moorhead and Burton, acted for Watford FC in EFL disciplinary proceedings against the Club that concluded this week. See The Telegraph for…

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Thomas Daniel appointed to the Serious Fraud Office Prosecution B Panel


Thomas Daniel has been appointed to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) Prosecution B Panel, effective from 1 August 2017. Thomas continues to accept defence instructions in large frauds.

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Simon Baker in Supreme Court appeal relating to criminal liability for infringing Trade Marks in the “grey market”


Simon Baker appeared before the Supreme Court as junior counsel instructed on behalf of a company (C) and one of its directors (T) in the appeal of R v M,…

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Successful Appeal in Police Appeals Tribunal


Allan Compton successfully represented PC JJ at the Police Appeals Tribunal on 20th July 2017. She had been dismissed for gross misconduct at a police disciplinary hearing following allegations that…

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Simon Baker secures suspended sentence in fatal driving case


Simon Baker represented Karol Michta, the world renowned free-runner who had performed at 10 Downing Street, in his prosecution at the Central Criminal Court for causing death by careless driving. …

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Tim Kendal successfully resists appeal from the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal


Tim Kendal, acting for the Respondent solicitor before the Admin Court and instructed by Robert Forman of Murdochs solicitors, successfully resists appeal by the SRA against a fine imposed by…

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