Chris Melton KC and Michael Lemmy successful in resisting appeal to the Court of Appeal against the making of an interim payment order

14th October, 2021

The Court of Appeal gave guidance on the proper interpretation of CPR r.25.7.(1)(e): The court may make an interim payment order against multiple defendants where it is satisfied that the claimant will obtain judgment against one of them but cannot determine whether or not the claimant will obtain judgment against the others.

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Pupillage Fair 2021

12th October, 2021

After the success of 2020, the Pupillage Fair 2021 will again be held virtually. We are very excited to host a virtual stand.

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Amy Smith appointed as a fee paid Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales)

7th October, 2021

9 St John Street is delighted to announce that Amy Smith has been appointed as a fee paid Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales).

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Legal 500 2022 Rankings

5th October, 2021

Chambers would like to congratulate the 33 members who have all been recognised as specialist counsel within their respective practice areas in the Legal 500 2022 rankings.

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New Ground, New Rules? – Vulnerable Witnesses and Litigation Seminar

22nd September, 2021

This seminar will offer expert practical advice to ensure that a case involving vulnerable witnesses remain in control, on track and fair to all parties.

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Matthew Curtis secures the conviction of 'Every woman's living nightmare', sentenced to life imprisonment

13th September, 2021

On the 26th July 2021, at the Crown Court in Manchester, Omar Alam was found guilty of kidnapping a woman and kidnapping with intent to commit a sexual offence.

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Circuit Judge Appointment: Heppenstall

23rd August, 2021

Chambers are delighted to announce The Queen has appointed Rachael Elizabeth Heppenstall to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

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Nine St John Street website now includes new accessibility functions

20th August, 2021

Our website now includes new accessibility functions. Please click on the widget to discover the new features.

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Chronic pain case dismissed pursuant to Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015

29th July, 2021

Jamie Hill, instructed by the Defendant employer, has secured the dismissal of a multi-track chronic pain case.

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We are seeking applicants for a Deputy Practice Manager

27th July, 2021

We are inviting applications to join one of Manchester’s leading chambers as a Deputy Practice Manager. The successful candidate will be joining a specialist clerking team looking after the interests of our established Business and Property, and Employment Teams.

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