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Blondel Thompson reappointed to Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators

Blondel Thompson

St Philips Chambers is pleased to announce that Blondel Thompson has been reappointed to the Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators. In addition, she has also been reappointed to the NationalAnti-Doping Panel. Blondel’s appointment(s) is a fantastic achievement and a resounding acknowledgment of the high level of expertise that St Philips Chambers offers.

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Rosa Dickinson appointed as a District Judge

Rosa Dickinson

St Philips are pleased to announce that Rosa Dickinson has been appointed as a District Judge, sitting in Birmingham Civil Justice Centre. Rosa was called to the Bar in 2006 and until her appointment she was a member of the Personal Injury and Employment Teams at St Philips Chambers, Rosa was secretary of the St Philips Employment Law Practice Group...

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St Philips Chambers has 3 Recorders appointed

St Philips Chambers are extremely proud to announce that Marc Brown, Mark Jones and Chris Watson have all been appointed to sit as Recorders across the country. Marc Brown will be assigned to the Midland Circuit (Crime). Mark Jones will be assigned to the Northern Circuit (Crime). Chris Watson will be assigned to the Northern Circuit (Family). These appointments are a fantastic...

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Damning Family Court Judgement and review of the use of Section 20 accommodation – William Baker

In this reported case Mr Justice Keehan gave a damning Judgement in respect of Herefordshire County Council’s use of Section 20 accommodation in two separate cases involving 2 children, one who had been accommodated for 9 years and another for 8 years. The case reviews the use of the Local Authority’s section 20 powers of accommodation which are intended to...

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Louise McCabe appointed as a District Judge

St Philips Chambers are delighted to announce that Louise McCabe has been appointed to sit as a District Judge. The Queen, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon have confirmed that Louise will be deployed to the...

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Heidi Kubik QC appointed as a Circuit Judge

Heidi Kubik

St Philips Chambers are delighted to announce that The Queen has appointed Heidi Kubik QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Midland...

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St Philips Stone 2nd Annual Insolvency & Restructuring Conference

On the 13th February 2018, St Philips Stone held its 2nd Annual Insolvency & Restructuring Conference at the Institution of Engineering & Technology in Birmingham. The conference was fully booked in advance, with over 90 delegates from across the country in attendance on the day to hear talks by members of our team, along with our guest speakers. Carrying The...

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St Philips Employment Group shortlisted for Business of the Year at Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2018

St Philips Chambers is delighted to announce that the St Philips Employment Group has been shortlisted at the 2018 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards for Business Team of the Year. In addition, we are further delighted to announce that Gary Carney our Senior Clerk for the Employment, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Teams has also been shortlisted for the 2018 Birmingham...

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Sean O’Brien appointed as a Tribunal Judge

Sean O'Brien

St Philips is proud announce than Sean O’Brien has been appointed as a Tribunal Judge. He will be sitting in the First-tier Immigration and Asylum Chamber – as well as sitting for part of the year in the Employment Tribunal – based in London. Sean was called in 2001 and began his practice in general commercial and property matters before...

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