We are excited to announce that our Charity of the Year 2019 is the Leeds Children’s Charity! This incredible charity creates happy childhood memories for the neediest of families, with fun-filled, week long breaks. Focusing on children between the ages of 7 and 13, the charity has continually campaigned for the unspoken voice of youngsters […]
Pupillage 2019 & 2020 2019 We now have a vacancy for one mixed practice pupillage commencing September 2019. 2020 We now have a vacancy for one criminal and one civil pupillage as from September 2020. The application form for pupillage in 2019 is only accessible via our website. The application form can be downloaded here. […]
We are thrilled to announce that Kathryn Pitters will be returning to Broadway House Chambers as a door tenant. Kathryn specialises in Criminal, Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law. We are excited to welcome Kathryn back to Chambers.
Broadway House Chambers are delighted to announce that Ann Cotcher QC has joined our Criminal Team as a Door Tenant. Ann was called to the Bar in 1979 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2000 and for the past 18 years has been in constant demand in complex, sensitive and often high-profile cases.
We are thrilled to announce that Frances Hertzog has joined us as a Door Tenant. We look forward to welcoming Frances into our Criminal Team. Frances is very experienced in all areas of criminal practice, particularly fraud, white collar crime and matters under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Frances is regularly instructed to defend applications under […]
Proprietary Estoppel update: Thompson v Thompson  EWHC 1338 (Ch) This case involved the family farm and more specifically the question of whether proprietary estoppel operated to give the claimant an interest in a family farm and, if so, what the extent of his interests was. Background Facts 2. The facts of the case […]
The starting point is – Section 20 of the Children Act 1989: “Provision of accommodation for children: general (1) Every local authority shall provide accommodation for any child in need within their area who appears to them to require accommodation as a result of – (a) there being no person who has parental responsibility for him; (b) his […]
The use of firearms to commit offences on the streets of the UK has been steadily rising and it raises the question, “How is that possible in this country when we have such tight controls on the possession of firearms?” Some firearms are prohibited weapons and cannot be possessed legally by a member of the […]
With the anticipation of a well-deserved summer holiday many family lawyers could be forgiven if their summer reading did not focus on the judgements emanating from the Supreme Court in July. July was a busy time for the Supreme Court, with the excitement and anticipation of Owen v Owen (delivered on the 25th July 2018) […]
Since joining these chambers in 2006 it took until 3rd August 2018 to receive my first set of instructions to make an application for interim relief under section 128 Employment Rights Act 1996. Not having come across this before, I did some research (there is surprisingly little in Harvey) and of course spoke to some […]