“Broadway House Chambers is ‘a very strong set with a number of excellent criminal advocates’”

LEGAL 500, 2016

Since 2010 Broadway House Chambers has been recognised by the Legal 500 UK as a Top Tier set, the highest accolade a Chambers can achieve.

We have premises in Leeds, and Bradford. Both bases are situated a mere two minutes’ walk from the cities’ respective Combined Court Centres.

  • Child Sex Exploitation – Operation Monroe – Sentencing April 2017

    Following the conviction of 4 men and one woman in Operation Monroe, regarding child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield, Abigail Langford appeared at Sheffield Crown Court, on the 28th April as the defendants were sentenced. The group received 43 years in total for their offending against 5 young women. For further information on the case […]

  • Worker or independent contractor in the modern economy?

    The lines between “employee”, “worker” and “independent contractor” have become blurred, particularly over the last year following a number of key cases in this area and the emergence of the gig-economy. The recent cases of interest are Autoclenz Ltd v Belcher [2011] UKSC 41, Windle v Secretary of State for Justice [2016] EWCA Civ 459, […]

  • Mills: A Shift In Maintenance?

    “Divorcee Maria Mills defends herself after being labeled ‘gold digger’ for winning maintenance money for LIFE”: Mirror: 15 February 2017  Ex-husband will fight on to end ‘meal ticket for life’”: The Times: 11 February 2017 The recent Court of Appeal decision in Mills v. Mills [1] in which the wife received an increase in maintenance […]

  • Unreasonable law – contested divorce and the case of Owens v Owens

    Widespread discussion and debate has been sparked by the recent Court of Appeal judgment in the case of Owens v Owens [2017] EWCA Civ 182, reigniting long-held calls for a change in the law to allow for no fault divorce. Mr and Mrs Owens were married for 37 years prior to their separation in 2015 […]

  • Ilott -v- The Blue Cross and Others [2017] UKSC 17

    Supreme Court guidance on the  Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 Facts The claimant, Mrs Ilott, was the only daughter of the testator, Mrs Jackson. In 1978, when Mrs Ilott was 17, she left home secretly to live with her boyfriend whom she later married. Mrs and Mr Ilott remain together and have […]

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