Blondel Thompson has been appointed to sit in the Court Of Arbitration for Sport Judges covering the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014. This important appointment recognises the former British & Commonwealth 100m hurdles record holder not only for her unrivaled experience in the world of athletics but also compliments her practice as a barrister specialising in Sports and Criminal...
Published on July 21, 2014 6:26 pm
Richard Atkins QC receives a prestigious award from the Trading Standards Institute’s College of Fellows. Following on from his successful prosecution of Tesco PLC for their misleading pricing of strawberries pursuant to the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, he was asked to write an article for the Institute’s “Trading Standards Today” magazine. His article entitled “When strawberries leave a...
Published on July 17, 2014 10:11 am
On Tuesday 8th July 2014, at Wolverhampton Magistrates’ Court, Global Metal Finishers Limited were fined £55,000 plus nearly £9,000 costs for 11 offences of breaching discharge consent limits under s121 of the Water Industry Act 1991… Ben Williams was instructed by Eversheds solicitors to appear for Severn Trent Water in the private prosecution. For further information click on this link...
Published on July 16, 2014 10:13 am
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Published on June 26, 2014 10:34 am
Alistair MacDonald QC and Rosalyn Carter have successfully resisted an appeal to the Court of Appeal concerning the removal of a child from the care of her mother using an interim care order in private law proceedings under the Children Act 1989. The appellant Mother appealed the decision of the circuit judge to grant an interim care order and remove...
Published on June 26, 2014 9:54 am
Jennifer Josephs successfully prosecutes attempt murder trial in Birmingham Crown Court. The Defendant had armed himself with a knife and after a dispute, stabbed the complainant seven times. Following a trial he was convicted and sentenced to 23 years imprisonment. Please click here for the BBC article on the case.
Published on May 25, 2014 10:19 am
Jim Puzey, specialist Regulatory practitioner at St Philips Chambers, was recently hosted by Sky News Sunrise to discuss the televising of courts. He was interviewed at the Sky studio in West London by Eamon Holmes, the same day that broadcasting from the Court of Appeal began. “I was asked about whether there was likely to be much interest in it from the...
Published on November 12, 2013 3:56 pm
Ed Pepperall QC will be speaking alongside Professor Dominic Regan at a half day seminar organised by Birmingham Law Society. The event is being held on Thursday 3rd October 2013 and is designed to provide an update on how Lord Justice Jackson’s reforms, that were introduced earlier this year, have impacted on the way litigation is conducted and how the associated...
Published on September 18, 2013 11:18 am