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Decision of the Supreme Court in Quinn & Ors. v. IBRC & Ors

Martin Hayden SC acted on behalf of the Plaintiffs and Respondents in relation to a decision of the Irish High Court, the subject of appeal, in which the High Court as a preliminary issue had held that the Quinns could rely upon illegality arising out of regulatory breach as a basis for seeking to set […]


Anthony Scrivener QC: 1935 – 2015

4-5 Gray’s Inn Sq pays its respects to this remarkable man and brilliant advocate. He, for many years, held a pre-eminent position at the bar. It was with great sadness that news of his death was received. All members and staff, whether or not they worked with Tony, express their condolences to his family.



Chambers is delighted to announce that Richard has been appointed a Visiting Professor of UCL for 5 years from 1 September 2015. Richard has a strong interest in academic work, writes and lectures regularly on public law and human rights subjects and has been giving seminars at UCL for the past 2 years.


Supreme Court in Ryanair v Billigfluege

  Martin Hayden SC was recently successful in the Irish Supreme Court in upholding the decision of the High Court in Ryanair Limited v. Point Reiseburo GmbH & Anor [2015] IESC 15. Acting for Ryanair in what was one of the first cases in Europe dealing with internet contracts and exclusive jurisdiction clauses relating to […]


David Hughes obtains apology for Gibraltar lawyer

David Hughes advised Rafael Benzaquen, a lawyer on the Rock and activist with the Rock’s main opposition party, in dispute with Jackie Canessa, a supporter of the Rock’s governing party over comments made on social media. On Friday, a consent order was made by the Supreme Court of Gibraltar, in which Ms Canessa agreed to […]


Timothy Straker QC success for Gravesham Borough Council

Before : MR JUSTICE OUSELEY Between : THE QUEEN (on the application of SUZANNE COUVES) Claimant - and - GRAVESHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL Defendant -and- EDINBURGH HOUSE ESTATES LIMITED Interested Party Click for Full judgment  


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