On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced a new discount rate of -0.25 for personal injury claims. After many years of the discount rate remaining at 2.5, in 2017 the rate was changed to -0.75. This resulted in some considerable debate followed by a call for evidence from the public as to what the […]
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The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in Livewest v Bamber  EWCA Civ 1174 – a case concerned with whether or not 6 months notice is required to end a fixed term tenancy by the use of a break clause. In February 2017 Miss Bamber was granted a fixed term assured shorthold tenancy […]
Members and Clerks were very glad to welcome guests to enjoy an evening of Fizz and fun at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum to celebrate the summer together with this years achievements, the judicial appointments but mostly to thank Christopher Naish for his exceptional leadership as he steps down as Head of Chambers. A good […]
Charles Auld & Kate Harrington trace the introduction, construction & interpretation of s 146 notices as published in the New Law Jourrnal https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Aeacb56d7-474d-4556-bb58-a1e4f2dabad2
The members of Magdalen Chambers are delighted to welcome Nigel Moore and Rupert Chapman as the new Joint Heads of chambers with effect 1st June 2019. Christopher Naish was Head of Chambers at Southernhay Chambers from 2005 and then Joint Head of Chambers with Michael Berkley […]
We are pleased to announce that Rachel has commenced her second six period within her pupillage specialising in the area of family Law. Please contact Grainne McGovern our Senior Family Clerk and her team for assistance.
We are pleased to announce that James has commenced is second six period within his pupillage in the area of Civil Law. Please contact Harry Turner our Senior Civil Clerk and his team for assistance.
Members of Chambers are delighted to welcome Susan Campbell QC back to chambers as a full member. Susan who lives in the Devon, was joint Head of Southernhay Chambers before taking silk and has been an associate member over the past 10 years. Susan’s practice takes her to courts throughout England and Wales but she […]
Chambers are delighted to congratulate James Bax on his Appointment of a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) The Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable David Gauke MP, has appointed James Alexander Bax to be a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales). James Alexander Bax will be assigned […]
With our recent celebrations of Part-Time Judicial appointments we are recruiting!! We offer a progressive attitude, friendly and efficient clerking team. We promote a positive work life balance in the beautiful South West and promote wellbeing which is recognised by being awarded a Wellbeing Certificate of Recognition by the Bar Council. Chambers is particularly keen […]