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Crown Office Chambers feature in three of The Lawyers Top 20 cases of 2019

News | 18th Jan 2019

The Lawyer published its Top 20 cases for 2019 on the 14th January. Seven Crown Office Chambers members are mentioned in three of the highlighted cases. The cases involving the members are as follows: Goldscheider V Royal Opera House (Court of Appeal, week commencing 18 March) The Royal Opera House launched an appeal against violist Chris Goldscheider that will […]

Michael Kent QC and Peter Houghton in the Supreme Court

News | 27th Nov 2017

Michael Kent QC and Peter Houghton appear today for the Respondent in the Supreme Court appeal of Dryden & Ors v Johnson Matthey Plc. (The case was reported at first instance and in the Court of Appeal as Greenway and ors v. Johnson Matthey Plc [2016] EWCA Civ 408.) The appeal concerns the claims by […]

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017 Nominations

News | 31st Aug 2017

Crown Office Chambers are delighted to announce the following nominations in this year’s Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017: Andrew Rigney QC nominated for ‘Construction Silk of the year’. James Ageros QC, nominated for ‘Health & Safety Silk of the year’. Crown Office Chambers nominated for ‘Health & Safety Set of the year’. Michael Kent QC nominated for ‘Personal Injury / Clinical […]

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 […]

Wilsons Solicitors v Bentine & Official Solicitor [2015] EWCA Civ 1168

News | 19th Nov 2015

Michael Kent QC and Simon J Brown appeared for the Official Solicitor and a protected party in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning  solicitor / client assessments under the Solicitors Act 1974. The Court overturned the decision of the High Court and accepted the contention of the Official Solicitor that the relevant provisions […]


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