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ALARM Conference 2018

ALARM Conference 2018

Published 21/06/2018

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Court of Appeal gives guidance on the identification of threshold findings under s31(2) of the Children Act 1989 within care orders.

Court of Appeal gives guidance on the identification of threshold findings under s31(2) of the Children Act 1989 within care orders.

Published 11/06/2018

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Court of Appeal confirms basis on which damages in VWF Professional Negligence claims are to be assessed.

Court of Appeal confirms basis on which damages in VWF Professional Negligence claims are to be assessed.

Published 06/06/2018

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Irving v Sindall: Why oral assurances to a claimant provide no comfort to a defendant

Irving v Sindall: Why oral assurances to a claimant provide no comfort to a defendant

Published 17/05/2018

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Leeds & District Medico-Legal Society raises £3,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Leeds & District Medico-Legal Society raises £3,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Published 10/05/2018

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British Claims Awards: Finalists

British Claims Awards: Finalists

Published 09/05/2018

We are delighted to announce that Parklane Plowden barrister – Abigail Telford – has been shortlisted for a British Claims Award in the 'Rising Star' category. Chambers is also shortlisted as a finalist in the category of 'Chambers of the Year'.

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Alex Foster becomes a District Judge

Alex Foster becomes a District Judge

Published 08/05/2018

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Court of Appeal gives guidance on treatment of earning capacity and sharing and compensation principles.

Court of Appeal gives guidance on treatment of earning capacity and sharing and compensation principles.

Published 30/04/2018

Giorgia Sessi examines the case of Waggott v Waggott [2018] EWCA Civ 727, in which the Court of Appeal gave guidance on the treatment of earning capacity and considered the application of the sharing and compensation principles.

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Oxford Women in Law Event - Did you know that you (Yes, You!) could be a Judge?

Oxford Women in Law Event - Did you know that you (Yes, You!) could be a Judge?

Published 30/04/2018

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Howard Elgot helps secure £4.5 million settlement for a paraplegic  child following medical negligence: LC v Dr Penrice and Gateshead Health NHS Trust, Jay J, 16th April 2018.

Howard Elgot helps secure £4.5 million settlement for a paraplegic child following medical negligence: LC v Dr Penrice and Gateshead Health NHS Trust, Jay J, 16th April 2018.

Published 23/04/2018

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Northern Law Awards 2018

Northern Law Awards 2018

Published 18/04/2018

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Elizabeth Darlington featured in Land Law textbook

Elizabeth Darlington featured in Land Law textbook

Published 16/04/2018

Elizabeth Darlington features in one of the "Lawyers behind the cases" video in the recently published land law textbook, written by Chris Bevan, Assistant Professor in Property Law at the University of Nottingham.

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Tim Wilkinson appointed to the Regional Treasury Panel as Junior Counsel to the Crown

Tim Wilkinson appointed to the Regional Treasury Panel as Junior Counsel to the Crown

Published 16/04/2018

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Firm fighting council's ban on asylum seekers not having to share rooms with strangers

Firm fighting council's ban on asylum seekers not having to share rooms with strangers

Published 28/03/2018

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Chambers is delighted to welcome Adam Gould as a tenant following the successful completion of his pupillage

Chambers is delighted to welcome Adam Gould as a tenant following the successful completion of his pupillage

Published 28/03/2018

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We are delighted to sponsor the North East CoPPA lecture on the 12th April 2018

We are delighted to sponsor the North East CoPPA lecture on the 12th April 2018

Published 26/03/2018

Barrister, Natalia Levine will discuss "Deprivation of Liberty for young people: A Murky Legal Domain?"

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Justifying a choice of funding

Justifying a choice of funding

Published 22/03/2018

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Will Josling appointed District Judge

Will Josling appointed District Judge

Published 19/03/2018

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Headway Solicitors Training Day

Headway Solicitors Training Day

Published 18/03/2018

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Mark Thomas appointed District Judge

Mark Thomas appointed District Judge

Published 13/03/2018

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Setting the Agenda

Setting the Agenda

Published 13/03/2018

Sophie Firth examines Saunders v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust¹ in which the High Court stressed the importance of expert agendas and joint statements

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Success at CICA Appeal

Success at CICA Appeal

Published 09/03/2018

Hylton Armstrong achieves a £1 million award for victim of violent attack in Headingley in 2002

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Andy Gray's departure from chambers

Andy Gray's departure from chambers

Published 07/03/2018

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Habberfield v Habberfield [2018] EWHC 317. High Court considers the weight to be attached to expectation loss in proprietary estoppel claim.

Habberfield v Habberfield [2018] EWHC 317. High Court considers the weight to be attached to expectation loss in proprietary estoppel claim.

Published 05/03/2018

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Cornflower Ball 2018

Cornflower Ball 2018

Published 26/02/2018

Parklane Plowden sponsor table centre pieces at the 2018 Cornflower Ball

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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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Can equal pay arrears claimed against an insolvent employer be payable by the Secretary of State out of the National Insurance Fund?

Can equal pay arrears claimed against an insolvent employer be payable by the Secretary of State out of the National Insurance Fund?

Published 19/02/2018

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Initial burden of proof remains on the Claimant for claims brought under the Equality Act 2010 s.136

Initial burden of proof remains on the Claimant for claims brought under the Equality Act 2010 s.136

Published 19/02/2018

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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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Whiplash fraudsters fined more than £20k

Whiplash fraudsters fined more than £20k

Published 27/10/2017

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Chambers involved in unique e-learning project

Chambers involved in unique e-learning project

Published 19/10/2017

We're delighted to have collaborated with legal training providers, Kinch Robinson, to develop and launch a new EL/PL e-learning course.

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Jo Delahunty QC ‐ Women Lawyers: Equals at the Bar?

Jo Delahunty QC ‐ Women Lawyers: Equals at the Bar?

Published 12/10/2017

Parklane Plowden's door tenant, Jo Delahunty QC delivered a lecture to an audience at Gresham College last week on 'Women Lawyers: Equals at the Bar?'. Her talk attracted widespread attention from both the legal and national press, as well as across social media.

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