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  • Kings Sport Trio Representing Parties in Premier League Transfer Dispute

    Kings Sport Trio Representing Parties in Premier League Transfer Dispute

    14 April 2014

    14th April 2014 A trio of barristers from Kings Sport are representing the parties at a hearing into the disputed transfer of former Bolton Wanderers footballer, Gavin McCann. The case centres on the allegations of football agent Anthony McGill against BWFC, the sports agency...more


  • Call to the Bar of Northern Ireland

    Call to the Bar of Northern Ireland

    14 April 2014

    14th April 2014 On Friday April 11 in Belfast the Benchers of the Inn of Court for Northern Ireland conferred on Marcus Daly SC the degree of Barrister-at-Law for admission to practice in Northern Ireland. This was followed by a Ceremony in the Nisi Prius Court where the Lord Chief...more


  • New Edition of Insolvency Legislation: Annotations & Commentary

    New Edition of Insolvency Legislation: Annotations & Commentary

    8 April 2014

    8th April 2014 New Edition of Insolvency Legislation: Annotations & Commentary The fourth edition of Doyle & Keay's Insolvency Legislation: Annotations & Commentary , written by Kings members and insolvency specialists Louis Doyle and Professor Andrew Keay , was...more


  • British Irish Commercial Law Forum – Success

    British Irish Commercial Law Forum – Success

    8 April 2014

    British Irish Commercial Law Forum - Success 8th April 2014 British Irish Commercial Law Forum - Success The Third British Irish Commercial Law Forum held in Manchester on 3 and 4 April 2014 has been hailed...more


  • Melanie Plimmer Appointed as First-Tier Tribunal Judge

    Melanie Plimmer Appointed as First-Tier Tribunal Judge

    7 April 2014

    7th April 2014 Melanie Plimmer Appointed as First-Tier Tribunal Judge The members, clerks and staff warmly congratulate Melanie Plimmer on her appointment. The Lord Chancellor has appointed her to sit as a Judge of the First Tier Tribunal - assigned to the Health, Education and...more


  • Freedom of Expression Reinforced in Richard Clayton’s Supreme Court Case

    Freedom of Expression Reinforced in Richard Clayton’s Supreme Court Case

    1 April 2014

    1st April 2014 The Supreme Court has now given judgment in Kennedy v Charity Commission. A Times journalist sought information about three inquiries by the Commission into George Galloway’s controversial Mariam Appeal, which concerned sanctions imposed on Iraq following the first...more


  • International Arbitration: Brazil

    International Arbitration: Brazil

    1 April 2014

    International Arbitration: Brazil Sam Karim was part of a delegation of barristers on a business development mission to Brazil in March. The mission built on a growing relationship with the Brazilian lawyers and their governing body, Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, with which...more


  • Charities and Evading Business Rates

    Charities and Evading Business Rates

    1 April 2014

    1st April 2014 Richard Clayton QC is currently instructed by Kingston LBC to recover £600,000 of business rates from a charity, Emergency Aid. Since 2008 unoccupied property was required to pay rates at...more


  • Paul Tucker QC Enters The Top Ten

    Paul Tucker QC Enters The Top Ten

    31 March 2014

    Paul Tucker QC Ranked in the Top Ten 31st March 2014 Following the recent publication of Planning magazine's annual Law Survey, we were delighted to see that ...more


  • Kings Welcomes Michael Rudd

    Kings Welcomes Michael Rudd

    26 March 2014

    26th March 2014 Kings Welcomes Michael Rudd Kings Chambers are delighted to announce that Michael Rudd has accepted an invitation to join Chambers. Mike was called to the Bar in 2002 and joins us from 36 Bedford Row. He practises in all areas of planning law. Chief Clerk Bill Brown...more


  • What is Deprivation of Liberty? The Supreme Court speaks.

    What is Deprivation of Liberty? The Supreme Court speaks.

    19 March 2014

    19th March 2014 What is Deprivation of Liberty? The Supreme Court speaks. In P (by the Official Solicitor) v Cheshire West & Chester Council, and P & Q (by the Official Solicitor) v Surrey County Council the Supreme Court has today declared that three severely mentally...more


  • A Victory for Common Sense !

    A Victory for Common Sense !

    12 March 2014

    A Victory for Common Sense! 12th March 2014 A Victory for Common Sense! Acting for the Defendant, Sarah Pritchard has recently secured the dismissal in the Court of Appeal of the Claimant’s appeal against the judgment of HHJ Armitage QC in this novel employer’s...more


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