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Supreme Court Judgment: Barton v Wright Hassall, [2018] UK SC 12

Supreme Court Judgment: Barton v Wright Hassall, [2018] UK SC 12

Published 21/02/2018

Howard Elgot and Abigail Telford of Parklane Plowden Chambers acted for the Appellant, Mark Barton, in a much anticipated legal decision concerning whether 'special rules' should be afforded to litigants in person when it comes to service.

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Judicial Conduct: when it goes wrong

Judicial Conduct: when it goes wrong

Published 20/02/2018

Jo Delahunty QC considers transparency around complaints based on judicial behaviour and trial management; perceived judicial bullying of advocates and why much of it goes unchallenged.

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Is a 90% liability offer one working day before a five day clinical negligence trial a genuine attempt to settle?

Is a 90% liability offer one working day before a five day clinical negligence trial a genuine attempt to settle?

Published 09/02/2018

A brief summary of JMX (a child by his mother and litigation friend FMX) v Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 185 (QB)

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Case law update on the judgment handed down by the President in A‐F [2018] EWHC 138 (Fam)

Case law update on the judgment handed down by the President in A‐F [2018] EWHC 138 (Fam)

Published 07/02/2018

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Unemployed law graduate seeks share of girlfriend's £1.3m home.

Unemployed law graduate seeks share of girlfriend's £1.3m home.

Published 30/01/2018

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Third Party Costs Order Success

Third Party Costs Order Success

Published 25/01/2018

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We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Wilce to our Family team

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Wilce to our Family team

Published 05/01/2018

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Parklane Plowden Chambers become a Corporate Member of Headway

Parklane Plowden Chambers become a Corporate Member of Headway

Published 05/01/2018

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Pupillage Applications Now Open for 2019

Pupillage Applications Now Open for 2019

Published 04/01/2018

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Rogue Employees and the

Rogue Employees and the "reason" for dismissal

Published 19/12/2017

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Parklane Plowden Chambers confirms sponsorship of the ALARM National Conference 2018.

Parklane Plowden Chambers confirms sponsorship of the ALARM National Conference 2018.

Published 07/12/2017

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Former member of chambers, Philip Kramer, appointed Specialist Civil Circuit Judge

Former member of chambers, Philip Kramer, appointed Specialist Civil Circuit Judge

Published 01/12/2017

The Queen has appointed District Judge Philip Anthony Kramer to be a Specialist Civil Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Lidington MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable Sir Ian Burnett.

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Mark Barton v Wright Hassall LLP - Supreme Court case

Mark Barton v Wright Hassall LLP - Supreme Court case

Published 27/11/2017

Mark Barton v Wright Hassall LLP - Supreme Court to consider whether courts should be able to take into consideration that a claimant is acting without legal advice when deciding whether to strike out a claim that is not served in accordance with the complex rules on service contained in the CPR (Civil Procedure Rules).

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Chambers shortlisted for Regional Set of the Year by The Legal 500 Awards 2018

Chambers shortlisted for Regional Set of the Year by The Legal 500 Awards 2018

Published 24/11/2017

We're delighted to be shortlisted for Regional Set of the Year by The Legal 500.

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Sharon Robson expands her Clerking role

Sharon Robson expands her Clerking role

Published 20/11/2017

Senior Clerk, Sharon Robson, has expanded her role at Chambers to become Practice Director of the Employment team

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Employment Newsletter Autumn 2017

Employment Newsletter Autumn 2017

Published 09/11/2017

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Chambers and Partners UK Bar Rankings 2018

Chambers and Partners UK Bar Rankings 2018

Published 03/11/2017

Parklane Plowden Chambers are delighted with this year's Chambers & Partners UK Bar rankings. With 30 individual rankings and the only ranked Chambers on the North Eastern Circuit for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence we are proud to be regarded as the Premium North Eastern set and "Outstanding and by far the best in the North of England".

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Defining

Defining "work equipment" and "workplace"

Published 02/11/2017

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Court of Appeal decides on first 'fundamental dishonesty' costs exception to QOCS in personal injury litigation

Court of Appeal decides on first 'fundamental dishonesty' costs exception to QOCS in personal injury litigation

Published 30/10/2017

In the case of Howlett v (1) Penelope Davies (2) Ageas Insurance Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 1696, Tom Vonberg appeared for the successful Second Respondent. This is the first Court of Appeal decision to consider the fundamental dishonesty costs exception to Qualified one-way costs shifting which applies to personal injury proceedings issued after 1 April 2013 where the Claimant has not entered into a pre-commencement funding agreement.

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Steven Turner represents Insure the Box who use an ID parade to catch-out fraudulent claimants

Steven Turner represents Insure the Box who use an ID parade to catch-out fraudulent claimants

Published 30/10/2017

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