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Crime
16/11/2022

Posterior rib fractures in infants

An article written by Kevin Hegarty KC. The unhappy scenes presented to paramedics when attending an address following an emergency call include finding a baby undergoing CPR from a parent or carer. The paramedics take over and the baby is taken to...

General News
16/11/2022

University of Law National Pupillage Fair

On the evening of November 30th members of the St Philips pupillage committee will be present at The University of Law National Pupillage Fair which this year is taking place as a virtual event. During the event, our barristers will be...

General News
15/11/2022

Energy day at COP27

Today is energy day at COP27 in Egypt.  At St Philips, we are fully committed to operating Chambers as an environmentally aware business with sustainability at the forefront of our thinking. Since joining the Bar Sustainability Network in 2021,...

Business & Property
15/11/2022

John Randall KC and Rob Mundy successful in three-week trial

Judgment was handed down on Monday in Gill v Thind [2022] EWHC 2872 (Ch), a dispute over the ownership of three companies. After a three-week trial, Mr David Halpern KC, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, dismissed claims for...

Family
10/11/2022

Pro bono work for Advocate

During Pro Bono Week we would like to highlight the work that William Horwood regularly undertakes via Advocate. He completed the “25 for 25” challenge run by Advocate in 2021/22 to mark its 25th anniversary. William is currently instructed...

Family
08/11/2022

#WeDoProBono

It is Pro Bono Week and we are proud to highlight some of the exceptional work undertaken by our members in this area. Beth Armitage, a family law barrister, is involved with a variety of pro-bono work, from volunteering at the Birmingham...

General News
07/11/2022

Pro Bono Week 2022

Pro Bono week has begun today and events are taking place across the legal community to both highlight and celebrate the excellent pro bono work which is completed each year. As part of pro bono week, we will be highlighting just a small...

Family
07/11/2022

Warnings for periodical payments orders – indexation during high inflation

Inflation – why does it matter in financial remedies? We are living in an era of high inflation. At the time of writing, the current rate of inflation is 10.2%. This is a seismic shift from what has gone before it: between 2012 – 2020 the UK had...