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  • Broadway House Chambers Completes Office Transformation in the Bustling Heart of Leeds City Centre

    Broadway House Chambers is excited to announce the completion of our newly renovated premises at 1 City Square, Leeds, LS1 2ES. The extended and modernised space has been designed to accommodate our ever-growing team and has been transformed into a substantial open plan workspace for the Barristers and Clerks. Situated right at the bustling heart of […]

  • Clare Walsh Sworn in Today as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Court)

    Broadway House Chambers are delighted to announce that Clare Walsh was sworn in today as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) by HHJ Rose at Bradford Crown Court . Clare was called to be the bar in 2009 and is a criminal law specialist. Clare will undertake the role part-time alongside her criminal practice.  

  • Afshan Hashmi Nominated for British Muslim Awards

    Broadway House Chambers is delighted to announce that Afshan Hashmi is nominated for the fourth time at the British Muslim Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Afshan was previously nominated three times for Services to Law. View the nominations here: https://www.asianstandard.co.uk/ten-people-from-leeds-announced-in-british-muslim-awards-2022/

  • Jon Flaherty & Lauren Smith Start Second Six and Now Accept Instructions

    Broadway House Chambers are delighted to announce that Jon Flaherty and Lauren Smith have started second six and are now accepting instructions. Jon Flaherty started Pupillage in September 2021 under the supervision of Rachel Mellor. On Tuesday 1st March 2022, Jon started second six and is now available to accept instructions in Employment, Immigration, Civil […]

  • G (Finding of Fact Hearing: Resuscitative Shake) [2022] EWFC B6 (21 January 2022)

    Gillian Irving QC and Neil Murphy, instructed by Makin Dixon Solicitors, successfully represents the Respondent Father in Finding of Fact Hearing: Resuscitative baby shake case. https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/OJ/2022/B6.html

  • Broadway House Chambers Welcome Back Michelle Colborne QC

    Broadway House Chambers are delighted to announce that Michelle Colborne QC has returned to Chambers after taking a sabbatical in 2019. During that time, Michelle pursued her passion as an open water swimming coach and established ‘Take the Plunge’, where she hosted open water swimming and mindfulness sessions. She will continue to work with Mental […]

  • Lord Chief Justice Appoints Clare Walsh as a Deputy District Judge in the Magistrates’ Courts

    Broadway House Chambers are delighted to announce that the Lord Chief Justice has appointed Clare Walsh as a fee-paid Deputy District Judge in the Magistrates’ Courts. Clare was called to be the bar in 2009 and is a criminal law specialist. Clare will undertake the role part-time alongside her criminal practice. For more information please […]

  • Adam Willoughby successful in Employment Appeal Tribunal

    Tattu Manchester Ltd v Powell Adam Willoughby has appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal on behalf of a Respondent to an appeal concerning the proper interpretation of a contractual bonus scheme and whether the implied term of mutual trust and confidence had been breached. The Appeal, brought by Tattu Manchester Ltd, argued that: The Tribunal […]

  • Emily Hughes and Ella Embleton Complete Pupillage and Accept Tenancy

    We are delighted to welcome Emily Hughes and Ella Embleton as full tenants at Broadway House Chambers after successfully completing their Pupillage. Emily and Ella are full members from today 4th January 2022. Emily Hughes started a Family and Civil Pupillage in January 2021 under the supervision of Kerry Barker. For further information on Emily’s […]

  • ‘Exceptional Circumstances’ in Firearms Cases by Stephen Wood QC

    The Death Knell for Those Who ‘Close Their Minds to the Obvious’ The days of what might be described as wilful ignorance, amounting to “exceptional circumstances” enabling a Defendant to avoid the 5-year minimum term, are now well and truly marked. Stephen Wood QC examines the latest chapter in the hardening of attitudes by the […]

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