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John Randall QC & Marc Brown victorious in Supreme Court case of Regency Villas v Diamond Resorts

John Randall QC and Marc Brown

Judgement was today handed down by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in the case of Regency Villas Title Ltd and others v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd and others [2018] UKSC 57. John Randall QC and Marc Brown, instructed by Shakespeare Martineau to represent the committee of the many members of Regency Villas Owners’ Club and its trust company,...

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Ed Williams QC joins St Philips Employment Team as a Door Tenant

The Employment Group is delighted to announce the arrival of Ed Williams QC as an employment Door Tenant. Ed may already been known to many of you having been a pupil and subsequently a tenant at St Philips between 2000-2006, when he then made the move to Cloisters in London to specialize in employment related commercial law and in discrimination law. He...

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St Philips dealt a full house of “Band 1” listings in Chambers UK Bar 2019

Chambers UK 2019

Thank you to all of our clients for your support during the past year, with a particular thank you to those who participated in the feedback process and gave us such glowing reports. 14 Silk (QC) and 45 Junior rankings were achieved by our members, along with a full house of “Band 1” listings in our ranked disciplines. Chambers &...

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Mr Justice Pepperall sworn in by The Lord Chief Justice

The Honourable Mr Justice Pepperall was officially sworn in by The Lord Chief Justice, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon, in a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday. Ed, as he is known to most of you, took the Oath of Allegiance and the Judicial Oath before the Lord Chief who was joined on the bench by The President of the...

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St Philips welcomes 5 new Pupils

Pupils 2018

St Philips are delighted to announce the start of 5 new pupils (From left to right): Sandamini Chandrasekara Mudiyanselge (Family – supervised by Molly Giles) – Sandamini studied Law at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge where she received a  2.1 in Law.  She was ranked first nationally for French Language and Literature (A-level). Sandamini has worked as a mentor with vulnerable and disadvantaged young...

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Theodora Hand and Alexander Barbour become tenants at St Philips

Theodora and Alex

St Philips are delighted to announce that Theodora Hand and Alexander Barbour have both become tenants following the successful completion of the pupillages; Theodora in general common law and Alex in crime, including regulatory. Director of Clerking, Joe Wilson said: “We welcome Theodora and Alex as tenants. They have both have shown an aptitude for advocacy and will be excellent...

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Kirsty White joins St Philips

Kirsty White

St Philips is delighted to welcome Kirsty White as a new tenant in chambers. Kirsty joins our Business & Property Group after 5 years working in-house in the litigation team of a national firm of solicitors. During this time a lot of her work has focused on contract and torts including claims of high value or with an international element....

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The Lord Chancellor’s Breakfast

RPAQC & JW

On Monday 1st October Director of Clerking, Joe Wilson, attended the Opening of the Legal Year Service (affectionately known as the Lord Chancellor’s Breakfast) at Westminster Abbey. The service was attended by many legal luminaries including 8 former members of St Philips Chambers: 3 High Court Judges (the former Recorder of Birmingham, Mr Justice William Davis, Mr Justice MacDonald and...

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St Philips Chambers awarded Certificate of Recognition from the Bar Council for Wellbeing at the Bar

Wellbeing Certificate

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Bar Council for Wellbeing at the Bar. The Bar Council commented “St Philips has a well-considered approach to wellbeing, establishing a committee with senior level buy-in to drive forward initiatives and maintain focus.  We are particularly impressed with links made to a local charity...

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Jonathan Heard joins St Philips

Jonathan Heard

St Philips Employment Team is pleased to announce that Jonathan Heard, formerly of Queen Square Chambers, Bristol  has joined us. Jonathan is an experienced employment law specialist who advises and represents claimants and respondents in all areas of employment law. His clients have included senior professionals and executives, public and private limited companies, SMEs, solicitor firms, charities, schools and town...

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