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James Bogle in Chancery Division 25 day trial success

Civil team leader, James Bogle, acting for the first 3 defendants, succeeded in an extensive trial lasting nearly six weeks, beginning January 2014 and thereafter continued in various stages until October 2014, with 20 witness of fact, 2 experts and 8 witnesses read, 55 lever arch file bundle and tens of thousands of documents. James…

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Christina Warner: The Overlooked Sufferers of Domestic Abuse

10KBW tenant, Christina Warner has been published in the Journal of Animal Welfare Law researching the impact of domestic abuse on household pets. Investigating a seldom discussed subject, the effects and support available for victims and their owners. A copy of her article can be found here. .

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Permission sought to appeal to the Court of Appeal on the application of the test in Kugathas

Jonathan Martin and Sara Anzani seek permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal in NW (Sri Lanka) -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department (C5/2014/2322). The case involves the application of the test in Kugathas [2003] EWCA Civ 31, family life in this instance existing between the applicant, an adult, and his parents.…

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James Bogle in High Court appeal success

Civil Team leader, James Bogle, acting for the Defendant/Respondent, recently succeeded in defending an appeal against a costs order of the Master made in lengthy litigation going back to March 2013. Despite permission to appeal having been granted by Mr Justice Jeremy Baker in October 2013, and Mr Justice Blake having ordered a payment into…

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Carlton Christensen Success in Court of Appeal Partnership Determination

Carlton Christensen appeared on behalf of the Appellant in the case of Indika Kommala Kommalage v Sinnarajah Sayanthakumar (CA Ref A/22014/0797 – ICLR Online [2014] CN 2036) in which the Court of Appeal,  upholding the appeal, decided that a monetary judgment against a named partnership gave rise to a debt only as against the partners…

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Jonathan Martin in Court of Appeal Success

Jonathan Martin lately appeared on behalf of the Appellant in the Case of IA (Pakistan), heard in the Court of Appeal on 13.11.14 before LJJs Sullivan, Vos and Briggs. This was a case where a student had exhausted his appeal rights but was advised he could submit a fresh application. He did so and was…

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New Senior Clerk

New Senior Clerk

November 18, 2014

10KBW is pleased to announce that Lee Williams, most recently of 7 Bedford Row, has joined Chambers as Senior Clerk. Lee has 23 years’ experience as a clerk, the last 9 years as First Junior Clerk, all at leading sets. He brings with him a wealth of experience and a calm, intelligent, measured approach to this…

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Emma Harris granted JR Permission at the 11th hour

Junior tenant Emma Harris, acting for a Zimbabwean asylum seeker, recently succeeded in obtaining permission in a judicial review application within hours of her client being put on a plane to be removed from the UK. The decision by the Secretary of State for the Home Department had been that new evidence produced did not amount to a fresh…

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