Supreme Court Judgment: Barton v Wright Hassall,  UK SC 12
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.Read Full Article
Judicial Conduct: when it goes wrong
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.Read Full Article
Is a 90% liability offer one working day before a five day clinical negligence trial a genuine attempt to settle?
A brief summary of JMX (a child by his mother and litigation friend FMX) v Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 185 (QB)Read Full Article
Case law update on the judgment handed down by the President in A‐F  EWHC 138 (Fam)
Published 07/02/2018Read Full Article
Unemployed law graduate seeks share of girlfriend's £1.3m home.
Published 30/01/2018Read Full Article
Third Party Costs Order Success
Published 25/01/2018Read Full Article
We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Wilce to our Family team
Published 05/01/2018Read Full Article
Parklane Plowden Chambers become a Corporate Member of Headway
Published 05/01/2018Read Full Article
Pupillage Applications Now Open for 2019
Published 04/01/2018Read Full Article
Rogue Employees and the "reason" for dismissal
Published 19/12/2017Read Full Article
Parklane Plowden Chambers confirms sponsorship of the ALARM National Conference 2018.
Published 07/12/2017Read Full Article
Former member of chambers, Philip Kramer, appointed Specialist Civil Circuit Judge
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.Read Full Article
Mark Barton v Wright Hassall LLP - Supreme Court case
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).Read Full Article
Chambers shortlisted for Regional Set of the Year by The Legal 500 Awards 2018
We're delighted to be shortlisted for Regional Set of the Year by The Legal 500.Read Full Article
Sharon Robson expands her Clerking role
Senior Clerk, Sharon Robson, has expanded her role at Chambers to become Practice Director of the Employment teamRead Full Article
Employment Newsletter Autumn 2017
Published 09/11/2017Read Full Article
Chambers and Partners UK Bar Rankings 2018
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".Read Full Article
Defining "work equipment" and "workplace"
Published 02/11/2017Read Full Article
Court of Appeal decides on first 'fundamental dishonesty' costs exception to QOCS in personal injury litigation
In the case of Howlett v (1) Penelope Davies (2) Ageas Insurance Limited  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.Read Full Article
Steven Turner represents Insure the Box who use an ID parade to catch-out fraudulent claimants
Published 30/10/2017Read Full Article
Whiplash fraudsters fined more than £20k
Published 27/10/2017Read Full Article
Chambers involved in unique e-learning project
We're delighted to have collaborated with legal training providers, Kinch Robinson, to develop and launch a new EL/PL e-learning course.Read Full Article
Jo Delahunty QC ‐ Women Lawyers: Equals at the Bar?
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.Read Full Article
Chambers is delighted to welcome 4 new tenants following successful completion of their pupillages.
Published 06/10/2017Read Full Article
Personal Injury Awards 2017
Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for 'Chambers of the Year'Read Full Article
Barton v Wright Hassall LLP-Supreme Court to hear appeal against defective service ruling in law firm negligence case
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.Read Full Article
Launch of the Business and Property Court - A door of opportunity.
Article by Elizabeth Darlington, published in the Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer - Issue 147, September 7th 2017.Read Full Article
Our receptionists are one in a million!
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.Read Full Article
Simmons uplift in the Employment Tribunal.
Published 11/08/2017Read Full Article
Parklane Plowden Chambers 10th Anniversary BBQ
Published 09/08/2017Read Full Article
Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017 - Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for 'Chambers of the Year'
Published 31/07/2017Read Full Article
Sharp v Sharp: A sharp departure from equality?
In Sharp v Sharp  EWCA Civ 408 Lord Justice McFarlane considered the application of the sharing principle to short marriages.Read Full Article
Proud to sponsor SFAC (Safe Families for All Children) Charity Dinner - 16th September 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.Read Full Article
Employment Tribunal Fees held to be unlawful
Published 27/07/2017Read Full Article
James, Nagarajan, and Evidence of Discrimination; CCGMP v Bailey
Published 13/07/2017Read Full Article
Barristers take part in the Wharfedale Ton 2017
Wharfedale Ton 2017 raises £10,000 for Marie Curie HospiceRead Full Article
The Demise of the Employment Tribunal?
By Andrew Sugarman and Adam GouldRead Full Article
FF v KF: 'Needs' as a term of Art.
In FF v KF  EWHC 1093 (Fam) Mr Justice Mostyn provides guidance on the discretion to be exercised by a judge in assessing 'needs' in short marriage cases.Read Full Article
Assessing the historic value of a business upon divorce: WM v HM  EWFC 25
Published 20/06/2017Read Full Article
We are delighted to welcome Elizabeth Darlington to our Family Property and Finance Team and our Chancery and Commercial Team.
Published 12/06/2017Read Full Article
Consent and Negligently Performed Operations - Commentary on the Decision in Correia v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 356
Published 08/06/2017Read Full Article
Nothing more to stay: Consent Orders and Tomlin Orders in the Court of Appeal
Published 05/06/2017Read Full Article
Co-Working: In what capacity do users occupy?
Published 19/05/2017Read Full Article
Chambers raises £775 for the North East Legal Trust (NELST)
Published 19/05/2017Read Full Article
Frank Perry v Raleys Solicitors: A mini-trial?
Published 18/05/2017Read Full Article
Barristers and clerks to take part in the Newcastle Legal Walk
A team of enthusiastic barristers and clerks from Parklane Plowden will once again take part in the Newcastle Legal Walk on Tuesday 16th May 2017Read Full Article
Leases, Licencees, and Discrimination in the Court of Appeal
Published 09/05/2017Read Full Article
Parklane Plowden shortlisted for 'Barristers' Chambers of the Year at the Claims Management Awards 2017
Published 05/05/2017Read Full Article
Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust : the role of Costs Budgets at Detailed Assessment
Published 03/05/2017Read Full Article
Parklane Plowden win Chambers of the Year at the 2017 Modern Claims Awards.
Parklane Plowden Chambers are delighted to have won 'Chambers of the Year', at this year's Modern Claims Awards.Read Full Article