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Please find all details of up and coming events, seminars, news, publications and articles from the members of 4-5 Gray's Inn Square.


Richard Clayton QC wins important cuts case

On 16 February 2015 in R(T) v Trafford MBC Stewart J rejected a judicial review challenge where it was argued that the recent Supreme Court decision in Moseley meant that consultations must spell out that cuts could be addressed- by raising Council tax or spending reserves. In October 2014 the Supreme Court ruled in Moseley […]


Timothy Straker QC to deliver detailed analysis of the legislative provisions relating to Electoral Law.

at the LGG Training Elections Conference. With the May 7th elections likely to be the most complex and stressful for most administering the process ever undertaken, this is a must attend event for Returning Officers, Deputy Returning Officers, Democratic Services Officers and all those involved in the conduct and management of elections. Date:11 March 2015 […]



Philip Hackett Q.C and David Hassall of 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square had previously acted for the senior partner of a firm of solicitors in resisting the prosecution’s allegations in this matter and then in resisting the prosecutions application for a voluntary bill of indictment after the dismissal of the charges. Fulford LJ, who had dismissed the […]


First ever decision on London Squares Act

Timothy Straker QC and Dilpreet K. Dhanoa appeared for the successful local authority, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in the First ever decision on London Squares Act 1931. Please find the Judgement attached below. Eliterank Ltd v RB Kensington


Last call for mis-selling complaints

The FCA has provided an update on the progress of its interest rate hedging product (‘IRHP’) review scheme (the ‘Review’), including a deadline for submission of complaints. The FCA has confirmed that 31 March 2015 will be the closing date for entrants into the Review. It has directed the nine participating banks to remind eligible […]


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