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9 St John Street Mooting Competition

8th April, 2022

On Thursday 7th April 2022, 9 St John Street hosted the final of the University of Manchester Bar and Advocacy Society Mooting Competition.

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Matthew Curtis prosecuted Liverpool student for repeated rapes and sexual offences in Manchester and Liverpool

23rd March, 2022

Charles Goodwin was a young man from Salford who met and then raped his first female victim on a night out in Manchester. He was arrested and initially released on bail....

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The year of the DAPO – how far will a change of letter go to protect victims of domestic abuse?

23rd March, 2022

This article discusses the new definition of domestic abuse and considers the implications of the anticipated replacement of domestic violence protection orders (DVPOs) with domestic abuse protection orders (DAPOs) in 2022. It also explains what a DAPO is, who can apply for one, when they can be made, and what the consequences of breaching an order will be.

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A question of business need?

11th March, 2022

The Claimant was employed by the Respondent social housing provider for over 20 years. The contract of employment contained a PILON clause entitling the Respondent to make payment in lieu of notice for the whole or part of the contractual notice period.

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Ed Morgan QC secures dismissal of multiple discrimination claims

2nd March, 2022

In Grabe v United Reformed Church, the Claimant had been accepted to train for ministry within the Respondent Church. At an early stage, the relationship entered into difficulties; ultimately, resulting in the removal of her student status and termination of the training arrangement.

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Life at the Bar Careers talk at the Crossley Heath School

1st March, 2022

The talk took place on the 18th February 2022 as part of the school's new programme of careers talks aimed at providing opportunities for the students who have missed out on many opportunities due to Covid-19.

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HH John Dowse

24th February, 2022

It is with enormous sadness that Chambers has received the news of the death of John Dowse.

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We are seeking applicants for a Fees Clerk

24th February, 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a Fees Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis.

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9 St John Street Chambers is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Rigby to the British Equestrian Judicial Panel

23rd February, 2022

Chambers are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Victoria Rigby to the British Equestrian Judicial Panel. Established in 1972, British Equestrian is the umbrella organization for 18 independent member bodies.

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Paul Gilroy QC successful on behalf of senior banker in claim of discrimination arising from disability

21st February, 2022

The London Central Employment Tribunal has upheld claims of discrimination arising from disability by a senior risk and compliance professional, Adeline Willis, against her former employers, NatWest Bank.

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