Entries by Magdalen Chambers

Chambers continued success with rankings in Chambers and Partners 2021

Chambers are thrilled to achieve success for another year having been recognised by Chambers and Partners 2021. Over three areas of law, Employment, Family and Planning, six members have also been individually ranked together with recognition for the clerking team. “The clerks are friendly, very helpful and will liaise directly with the court and other […]

Magdalen Chambers Welcomes Jonathan Ward

Magdalen Chambers are pleased to announce that Jonathan Ward has joined chambers. Jonathan, who was formerly a solicitor in a local firm, is a welcome addition to the Magdalen Chambers Civil Team practising predominantly in property, commercial and construction litigation. We are delighted that he has decided to join us and add to our specialist commercial […]

Family pupil Liberty Crawford is on her feet.

We are delighted to announce that Liberty has successfully completed her specialist family first six pupillage. She has now entered into her second six months and is able to accept instructions. Liberty has been fully trained to use the main cloud-based video platforms (Sykpe for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams), in order to conduct remote […]

Private FDR – Frequently Asked Questions – Covid 19 and beyond

Given the understandable delays in the Court system brought on by the Covid-19 crisis we have seen an unprecedented number of enquiries about our Private FDR service.  Even more so following the encouragement of the judiciary both locally Financial Remedy Work During Lockdown  and nationally Presidents Guidance Covid 19 for parties to consider Private FDRs […]

Financial remedy work during the lockdown

Hot off the press from Devon’s Financial Remedy Judges is a protocol for dealing with Financial Remedy work during the current public health emergency. It provides that: FDAs currently listed will remain in the list as telephone hearings. New FDAs will be listed as telephone hearings for the foreseeable future. Parties are encouraged to agree […]

It’s business – but not as usual.

Since the situation became increasingly troubling our team have worked hard to be in a position to assist our professional and lay clients, the Courts, and the Ministry of Justice to keep the system running in these unprecedented circumstances. All of our members are trained on using the main cloud-based video platforms considered by Macdonald […]