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Crown Office Chambers feature in three of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019

News | 18th Jan 2019

The Lawyer published its Top 20 cases for 2019 on the 14th January. 7 Crown Office Chambers members are mentioned in 3 of the highlighted cases: 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 reach court in March […]

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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