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  • ADDE Prize Presentation

    Congratulations to Bethan Davies and Nathan Davis, students on the BPTC at BPP in Leeds, who both achieved the grade of Outstanding in the Asylum Deportation Detention and Extradition module on their course. The ADDE module is sponsored by Broadway House Chambers and Semaab Shaikh from our Immigration Team was delighted to present both students with their […]

  • BREAKING NEWS – Supreme Court allows UNISON’s appeal in respect of ET fees

    Until 29th July 2013 a claimant could bring and pursue proceedings in an Employment Tribunal and appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal without paying fees. By virtue of the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 (SI 2013/1893), a claimant is burdened with having to pay a fee: the amount being dependent upon […]

  • A Novel Decision? Parkes v Wilkes [2017] EWHC 156 (Ch); [2017] All ER (D) 33

    A study of the Court’s powers under Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 Summary of Facts In April 2007, Nicola Parkes (“NP”) and James Wilkes (“JW”), leaseholders of 2 flats within 64 Park Road, Westcliffe-on-Sea, Essex (“64 Park Rd”),purchased the freehold to 64 Park Rd from Regis Group Ltd (“Regis”), as a […]

  • Bringing sense to sentencing

    The complexity of sentencing is the most common complaint heard from criminal practitioners, judges and magistrates. Legislation on sentencing is spread across many statutes and statutory instruments. Matters are made more complicated by many changes that are brought into effect as a constant stream of legislation is enacted by parliament, often in response to a […]

  • Pupillage

    For a number of years we have been working to support and develop those who are starting out in our profession. Several members of Chambers currently teach at local colleges. Ian Miller is Deputy Head at the School of Law, University of Bradford. He also runs the ‘Justice Bradford’ scheme, whereby law students give advice […]

  • ALL OUT! The Right to Strike in Modern Britain

    As the Trade Union Act 2016 comes into force practitioners are wrestling with all new problems of procedure, practice and legal duty. With non-compliance carrying the risk of indemnity costs and potential criminal conviction- there has never been a more important time for clear industrial relations advice. BALLOTING AND NOTICE Trade Union balloting has been […]

  • Bringing equality into Sharp contrast

    The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA 408 has highlighted that the move toward a blanket presumption of equality is not the correct one. This has baffled some practitioners, who thought the law was straight forward when it came to resources acquired during the relationship. The decision sets […]

  • The Return of Giles Bridge

    Giles Bridge of Counsel who left Chambers to pursue other interests a few years ago has returned to practise at Broadway House Chambers. We are all thrilled to welcome him back as I am sure you all are. If you wish to brief him please contact the crime clerks.

  • Abdul v Yorkshire County Cricket Club (April 2017)

    Mark Brookes successfully secured the reduction of a cricketing ban in this appeal from a decision of the Yorkshire and Derbyshire cricket league on the 1st September 2016. Following a violent incident in the match between Totley CC and Stockbridge CC on the 23rd July 2016, one of the Totley opening batsmen had been banned […]

  • R v Neil Taggart (June 2017)

    Jon Gregg represented a former Lord Mayor of Leeds who pleaded guilty to making and distributing indecent images of children between 2010 and 2016. The Defendant served as Lord Mayor in 2003 and was a Labour Councillor for more than 30 years. He was sentenced to 32 months at Leeds Crown Court. The case featured […]

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