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Richard Atkins QC receives a prestigious award from the Trading Standards Institute’s College of Fellows

Richard Atkins QC

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...

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Ben Williams secures £55,000 fine against company for Severn Trent Water

Ben Williams

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...

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St Philips Chambers to open in Leeds

For more information please contact Chief Clerk, Joe Wilson, via his PA, Juliette Print: jprint@st-philips.com – 0121 246 2138

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Alistair MacDonald QC and Rosalyn Carter Succeed in Resisting Appeal

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...

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Jennifer Josephs Successfully Prosecutes Attempted Murder Trial in Birmingham Crown Court

Jenny Josephs

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.

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Cameras Broadcast Live From Courtrooms

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...

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Essential Update on Jackson with Ed Pepperall QC and Professor Dominic Regan

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...

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