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On 13 January 2022 the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal of 12 Local Authorities against the decision of Nicklin J in  EWHC 1201 (QB). Caroline Bolton and Natalie Pratt acted for 8 of the successful Appellant Local Authorities (the ‘C8 Group’). In a judgment given by the Master of Rolls, Sir Geoffrey […]
Matthew Weaver and Mark Fell appointed as Queen’s Counsel We are delighted to announce that Matthew Weaver and Mark Fell are to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel. Chief Executive Fiona Fitzgerald says: “We are so pleased that Matthew and Mark will both be taking silk. Our clients tell us that they would like to work […]
Radcliffe Chambers’ Christmas opening hours in 2021 will be: 24 December: 09:00 – 13:00, 29 and 30 December: 09:00 – 17:00, 31 December: 09:00 – 15:00. Thank you very much for your support during 2021. We wish you a very happy Christmas and a safe and prosperous 2022!
On Friday 10 December 2021, Mr Justice Leech handed down judgment in Chen v Chung (Re Li Shu Chung and Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006)  EWHC 3346 (Ch), recognising a Hong Kong bankruptcy under the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006. James Morgan QC and Katie Longstaff acted for the successful trustees in bankruptcy who managed to […]
Blue Manchester Limited v BUG-ALU Technic GmbH and SimpsonHaugh Architects Ltd  EWHC 3095 (TCC)
Edward Hicks, led by Paul Darling QC, appeared for Blue Manchester Ltd in its application to strike out and/or require the amendment of large parts of the Second Defendant’s trial witness statements for various failures to comply with Practice Direction 57AC. HHJ Stephen Davies ordered an extensive re-working of the statements on an “unless” basis. […]
Radcliffe Chambers are proud to announce that we have been recognised as a Top 75 employer in the 2021 Social Mobility Employment Index. We are the only Barrister Chambers to be listed this year. The Social Mobility Employment Index was created by the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) in 2017. They were the first national awards […]
We are delighted to be highly commended for Chambers of the Year at the 2021 Lawyer Awards. Thank you to our clients for their support, and our staff and barristers for their hard work. Radcliffe Chambers’ Chief Executive, Fiona Fitzgerald, and commercial and insolvency silk, David Mohyuddin QC, made a short video for The Lawyer […]
Kate Selway QC was recently quoted in an article by Catherine Baksi in The Times on dress codes for barristers, endorsing an inclusive approach. Subscribers can read the article here.
Sophia Rogers acted for the successful respondent in Hirachand v Hirachand  EWCA Civ 1498, a landmark Court of Appeal decision regarding CFA funding in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. The judgment confirms that the court may, in its discretion, make provision for a party’s CFA success fees as […]
Radcliffe Chambers is proud to be ranked for another year in Chambers UK Bar. Radcliffe and its members are recognised as leaders in their fields across all our key practice areas, including commercial, chancery, charities, Court of Protection, pensions, professional negligence, private client, real estate litigation, and restructuring and insolvency. Congratulations to all those at […]