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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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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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Chambers is delighted to welcome 4 new tenants following successful completion of their pupillages.

Chambers is delighted to welcome 4 new tenants following successful completion of their pupillages.

Published 06/10/2017

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Personal Injury Awards 2017

Personal Injury Awards 2017

Published 03/10/2017

Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for 'Chambers of the Year'

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Barton v Wright Hassall LLP-Supreme Court to hear appeal against defective service ruling in law firm negligence case

Barton v Wright Hassall LLP-Supreme Court to hear appeal against defective service ruling in law firm negligence case

Published 03/10/2017

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal in November by a litigant in person over the defective service of a negligence claim against a Midlands law firm, it has been confirmed.

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Launch of the Business and Property Court  - A door of opportunity.

Launch of the Business and Property Court - A door of opportunity.

Published 22/09/2017

Article by Elizabeth Darlington, published in the Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer - Issue 147, September 7th 2017.

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Our receptionists are one in a million!

Our receptionists are one in a million!

Published 12/09/2017

In a recent article published on LinkedIn by Hayley Eustace, Editor of The Legal 500, our team of receptionists have been singled out for praise.

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Simmons uplift in the Employment Tribunal.

Simmons uplift in the Employment Tribunal.

Published 11/08/2017

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Parklane Plowden Chambers 10th Anniversary BBQ

Parklane Plowden Chambers 10th Anniversary BBQ

Published 09/08/2017

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Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017 - Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for 'Chambers of the Year'

Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017 - Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for 'Chambers of the Year'

Published 31/07/2017

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Sharp v Sharp: A sharp departure from equality?

Sharp v Sharp: A sharp departure from equality?

Published 31/07/2017

In Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408 Lord Justice McFarlane considered the application of the sharing principle to short marriages.

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Proud to sponsor SFAC (Safe Families for All Children) Charity Dinner - 16th September 2017

Proud to sponsor SFAC (Safe Families for All Children) Charity Dinner - 16th September 2017

Published 31/07/2017

We are delighted to be supporting SFAC (Safe Families for All Children) at their forthcoming 15th anniversary celebratory dinner being held at the Marriott Hotel, Leeds on Saturday 16th September.

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Employment Tribunal Fees held to be unlawful

Employment Tribunal Fees held to be unlawful

Published 27/07/2017

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James, Nagarajan, and Evidence of Discrimination; CCGMP v Bailey

James, Nagarajan, and Evidence of Discrimination; CCGMP v Bailey

Published 13/07/2017

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Barristers take part in the Wharfedale Ton 2017

Barristers take part in the Wharfedale Ton 2017

Published 12/07/2017

Wharfedale Ton 2017 raises £10,000 for Marie Curie Hospice

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The Demise of the Employment Tribunal?

The Demise of the Employment Tribunal?

Published 11/07/2017

By Andrew Sugarman and Adam Gould

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FF v KF: 'Needs' as a term of Art.

FF v KF: 'Needs' as a term of Art.

Published 29/06/2017

In FF v KF [2017] EWHC 1093 (Fam) Mr Justice Mostyn provides guidance on the discretion to be exercised by a judge in assessing 'needs' in short marriage cases.

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Assessing the historic value of a business upon divorce: WM v HM [2017] EWFC 25

Assessing the historic value of a business upon divorce: WM v HM [2017] EWFC 25

Published 20/06/2017

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We are delighted to welcome Elizabeth Darlington to our Family Property and Finance Team and our Chancery and Commercial Team.

We are delighted to welcome Elizabeth Darlington to our Family Property and Finance Team and our Chancery and Commercial Team.

Published 12/06/2017

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Consent and Negligently Performed Operations - Commentary on the Decision in Correia v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 356

Consent and Negligently Performed Operations - Commentary on the Decision in Correia v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 356

Published 08/06/2017

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Nothing more to stay: Consent Orders and Tomlin Orders in the Court of Appeal

Nothing more to stay: Consent Orders and Tomlin Orders in the Court of Appeal

Published 05/06/2017

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Co-Working: In what capacity do users occupy?

Co-Working: In what capacity do users occupy?

Published 19/05/2017

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Chambers raises £775 for the North East Legal Trust (NELST)

Chambers raises £775 for the North East Legal Trust (NELST)

Published 19/05/2017

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Frank Perry v Raleys Solicitors: A mini-trial?

Frank Perry v Raleys Solicitors: A mini-trial?

Published 18/05/2017

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Barristers and clerks to take part in the Newcastle Legal Walk

Barristers and clerks to take part in the Newcastle Legal Walk

Published 12/05/2017

A team of enthusiastic barristers and clerks from Parklane Plowden will once again take part in the Newcastle Legal Walk on Tuesday 16th May 2017

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Leases, Licencees, and Discrimination in the Court of Appeal

Leases, Licencees, and Discrimination in the Court of Appeal

Published 09/05/2017

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Parklane Plowden shortlisted for 'Barristers' Chambers of the Year at the Claims Management Awards 2017

Parklane Plowden shortlisted for 'Barristers' Chambers of the Year at the Claims Management Awards 2017

Published 05/05/2017

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Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust [2017]: the role of Costs Budgets at Detailed Assessment

Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust [2017]: the role of Costs Budgets at Detailed Assessment

Published 03/05/2017

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Parklane Plowden win Chambers of the Year at the 2017 Modern Claims Awards.

Parklane Plowden win Chambers of the Year at the 2017 Modern Claims Awards.

Published 02/05/2017

Parklane Plowden Chambers are delighted to have won 'Chambers of the Year', at this year's Modern Claims Awards.

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