News / Resources

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

29/09/2015

Chambers are pleased to announce that Joseph Dalby has been appointed Senior Counsel of the Bar of Ireland.

          Chambers are pleased to announce that Joseph Dalby has been appointed Senior Counsel of the Bar of Ireland. In the Irish jurisdiction, leading counsel are appointed by the Government of Ireland on the recommendation of an Advisory Panel comprising the Chief Justice of Ireland, the President of the High Court […]

25/09/2015

High profile test case before the Vice President of the Court of Protection. In Re NRA & others [2015]EWCOP 59

          Lee Parkhill represents five local authorities in high profile test case before the Vice President of the Court of Protection. In Re NRA & others [2015]EWCOP 59 Mr Justice Charles considered the process for the Court of Protection authorising a deprivation of liberty.  Click here for note summarising the judgment […]

25/09/2015

4-5 Gray’s Inn Square hits 800 per cent growth

The Lawyer 25th September 2015 Public and commercial set 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square has grown by 800 per cent in three years since a mass exodus by members to 39 Essex threatened to close its doors. 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square dropped down to just six barristers in March 2013 following the departure of 24 barristers […]

14/09/2015

Richard Clayton QC intervenes before Strasbourg Grand Chamber in important access to information case.

      The Strasbourg court has now allowed Richard to intervene before it in a ground breaking case, which arose out of Richard’s appearance before the Supreme Court in Kennedy v Charity Commission. In 2015 in Kennedy the Supreme Court decided that Article 10 of the European Convention did not confer a right of […]

09/09/2015

Richard Clayton QC in important human rights case

          In Minshall v HMRC the Court of Appeal for the first time considered the impact on domestic proceedings based on a victory before the European Court of Human Rights. In 2000 the claimant became subject to a Confiscation Order. He applied to the European Court of Human Rights, which eventually […]

09/09/2015

Richard Clayton QC and Lee Parkhill successfully defend museum closure

          R(Hardy) v Leicestershire County Council concerned a high profile judicial review challenge to the County Council’s proposal to close an important museum, the Snibston Discovery Museum. Although the courts have dealt with many cuts cases in relation to library closures, Blake J took the opportunity to lay down new principles […]

04/09/2015

Good Faith in Commercial Contracts: A New Duty? – By Ruhi Sethi

As English law currently stands, there is no general duty of good faith in commercial contracts. There are exceptional contracts where the law will imply a duty of good faith i.e. employment, insurance and contracts governing fiduciary relationships where a group majority can bind a minority. Over the last few years the UK courts have […]

04/09/2015

Our Chambers regret to announce the death of their distinguished member and colleague, Arthur Leslie Marriott QC, who was widely regarded as one of the leading figures in international arbitration and dispute resolution.

Arthur was initially admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1966 and also of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong. He was one of the first two solicitors ever to be honored as Queen’s Counsel. More recently he was Called to the Bar by the Honorable Society of Gray’s […]

01/09/2015

Changing the nature of flight – Ruhi Sethi talks to Reuters News.

          Please click below for full report. Reuters Report

 
 

“Continues to impress clients...commercial and precise in its advice”

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