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Success in the Commercial Court: Reflective Loss and Joinder

News | 29th May 2018

Ben Quiney QC leading Carlo Taczalski and Jason Evans-Tovey successfully resist the joinder of their respective clients to Commercial Court proceedings for an alleged multi-million pound civil fraud and conspiracy to cause loss by unlawful means. In his judgment, Males J dealt with the following matters, in that he: 1) confirms the narrow scope of […]

Jason Evans-Tovey represents homeowners in Court of Appeal TPO case

Articles | 15th Sep 2017

Jason Evans-Tovey represented insurers of homeowners in the first Court of Appeal case to consider compensation for refusing permission to fell a protected tree which was causing damage and in particular the express defence (akin to contributory negligence and failing to mitigate) available to councils in tree preservation orders and now regulation 24(4)(c) of the […]

Jason Evans-Tovey successfully recovered compensation against a local authority

News | 23rd Aug 2016

Burge v South Gloucestershire Council [2016] UKUT 300 (LC) Jason Evans-Tovey, instructed by DAC Beachcroft, successfully recovered compensation against a local authority which refused permission to fell a tree which was causing damage to a building. The local authority sought to resist the claim on grounds that the homeowners had failed to take reasonable steps […]

Michael Kent QC & Jason Evans-Tovey acted successfully in Cape Distribution Limited

News | 18th May 2016

Michael Kent QC and Jason Evans-Tovey (instructed by BLM) acted successfully in Cape Distribution Limited v Cape Intermediate Holdings PLC [2016] EWHC 1119 (QB) for a Cape subsidiary and its insurers, Aviva Plc, in a substantial Cape-related piece of litigation being managed by Mr Justice Picken relating to preliminary issues and the scope and effect […]

Jason Evans-Tovey successfully obtains interim injunctions enforcing post termination restrictive covenants in a franchise agreement

News | 4th Mar 2015

Jason Evans-Tovey successfully obtains interim injunctions enforcing post termination restrictive covenants and other post termination provisions in a franchise agreement where (possibly to take advantage of the principle in General Billposting v Atkinson) the franchisee argued that the franchisor had been in repudiatory breach. On 27 February 2015 Mrs Justice Rose gave judgment in Martin […]

Continued success for Crown Office Chambers in Chambers UK 2015 Directory

News | 24th Jul 2014

The following members, which includes several new additions, are listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK. Silks Richard Lynagh QC – Personal Injury Michael Harvey QC – Insurance and Professional Negligence Michael Spencer QC – Product Liability Christopher Purchas QC – Personal Injury Roger ter Haar QC – Commercial Dispute Resolution; Construction; Energy & Natural Resources; Insurance; International Arbitration […]


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