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Harrison Edmonds of 9 St John Street's Business and Property Team accepts tenancy

19th March, 2024

We are delighted to announce that following completion of his pupillage under the supervision of David Gilchrist and Robert Darbyshire, Harrison Edmonds has accepted an offer of tenancy.

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Paul Gilroy KC advises Darren Gough on Yorkshire exit

15th March, 2024

Yorkshire Cricket Club has announced the departure of cricketing legend Darren Gough from his position as Managing Director of Cricket.

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Setting aside a gas supplier’s warrant of entry granted under s.2(1) of the Rights of Entry (Gas and Electricity Board) Act 1954

14th March, 2024

Where a consumer has outstanding gas bills, the gas operator can apply to the Magistrates Court for a warrant of entry into the consumer's premises in order to disconnect the gas supply. Harrison Edmonds of 9SJS Business and Property team, explores the grounds on which a consumer can seek to have such a warrant quashed and the necessary procedural steps for any such application.

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James Hurd accepts a formal appointment from the Bar Standards Board

13th March, 2024

Chambers are delighted to announce James Hurd has accepted a formal appointment from the Bar Standards Board to become a member of the Independent Decision-Making Body

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Matthew Snarr secures approval of £3,300,000.00 settlement sum (net of liability) for a young man who suffered a moderately severe traumatic brain injury

8th March, 2024

On 26 February 2024 Matthew Snarr represented the Claimant at a High Court approval hearing at which the Court approved the settlement sum of £3,300,000.00 representing 60% of the value of the claim on a full liability basis (£5,500,000.00 on a 100% basis) due to a reduction for contributory negligence.

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Emily Bonass begins her second six months of pupillage 11th March 2024

7th March, 2024

We're delighted to announce that Emily Bonass has commenced her 2nd six phase of pupillage and is now accepting instructions.

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A Hospital Trust v P & Ors [2024] EWHC 313 (Fam) (15 February 2024)

6th March, 2024

Sarah Kilvington represented the mother, led by Nick Stonor KC, and Kalsoom Maqsood represented the father, led by Jacqueline Thomas KC in the case of A Hospital Trust v P & Ors [2024] EWHC 313 (Fam) (15 February 2024).

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Jolene Charalambous, 9SJS Employment team

6th March, 2024

We're delighted to announce that Jolene Charalambous has commenced her 2nd six phase of pupillage and is now accepting instructions.

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Christopher Kennedy KC appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge

26th February, 2024

Chambers are delighted to announce our Head of Chambers Christopher Kennedy KC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge by the Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales.

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Costs in the Employment Tribunal... a warning...

21st February, 2024

It's rare for the Tribunal to make a costs order against a Claimant and even rarer when that Claimant is unrepresented. However, if your claim is wholly without merit and you treat the Tribunal, the witnesses and the lawyers with contempt, then the Tribunal can and will exercise its powers to make an order for costs under rules 75 and 76 of the 2013 Regulations.

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