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News & Events: October 2011



Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2011

News | 28th Oct 2011

We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers has been awarded Health & Safety Set of the Year and proud to congratulate Dominic Kay on being awarded Health & Safety junior of the year. The Bar awards were presented at the Park Lane Hilton on 27 October 2011.

Chambers UK, 2012 Edition – Leading Set

News | 26th Oct 2011

We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as a Leading Set in the following areas: Clinical Negligence, Construction, Health & Safety, Insurance, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Negligence and Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction.

Standard of care expected of rugby clubs

News | 20th Oct 2011

Sutton v Syston RFC [2011] EWCA Civ 1182 The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in this personal injury case where Matthew Boyle appeared for the successful appellant. The 16 year old respondent was injured during a pre-season game of touch rugby when his knee came into contact with an item concealed within the […]

TCC decision on the meaning of ‘a dispute’ in construction adjudication

News | 19th Oct 2011

In Witney Town Council v Beam Construction (Cheltenham) Ltd  [2011] EWHC 2332 (TCC) the court rejected the employer’s contention that the adjudicator lacked jurisdiction because more than one dispute had been referred to adjudication. Akenhead J held that the Notice of Adjudication and the Referral Notice are not necessarily determinative of what the true dispute […]

New members of chambers

News | 4th Oct 2011

Chambers is pleased to welcome Caroline McColgan and Carlo Taczalski as tenants following the successful completion of their pupillages.

New Door Tenants

News | 3rd Oct 2011

Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that the members of Byrom Street Chambers in Manchester will be joining us as Door Tenants with effect from Monday 3 October 2011, while retaining their principal practising address in Manchester. Byrom Street has 14 members (9 silks and 5 juniors) and is recognised as a leading set […]


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