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16th Dec 2021
Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Please note our opening hours during the festive period: Thursday 23 December – Normal hours – 8am – 6pm Friday 24 December – Closed Monday 27 December - Closed Tuesday 28 December - Closed Wednesday 29 December - 9am – 4pm...

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14th Dec 2021
After Nearly Two Decades, the Tidal Wave of Mirvahedy Finally Turns

On 8 December 2021 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in this case which captured the interest of the media as much as it did Animals Act practitioners when it was heard at first instance in the High Court in January. The appeal followed a liability-only trial of the Appellant’s claim...

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26th Nov 2021
Patrick Limb QC and Andrew Lyons Appear This Week in the Court of Appeal in Chell v Tarmac

Patrick Limb QC and Andrew Lyons appeared this week in the Court of Appeal in Chell v Tarmac. The claimant/appellant, represented by Theo Huckle QC and Philip du Berry contended that Tarmac should be vicariously liable for the action of their employee; and that Tarmac should have...

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21st Oct 2021
Ropewalk Chambers Ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2022

We are delighted to be ranked in both 'Personal Injury' and 'Personal Injury: Industrial Disease' in the Chambers and Partners 2022 rankings. As well as this we have 24 individually ranked barristers spanning across personal injury, ...

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1st Oct 2021
Tom Carter Successfully Defends Injunction for High Value Property

On 28 September 2021, Tom Carter successfully defended an injunction over a £5.25m property in which a developer sought to rely on an exclusivity agreement. This claim was dismissed by Fancourt J. It was he...

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30th Sep 2021
Ropewalk Chambers Achieves Top Tier Recognition in the 2022 Edition of Legal 500

It has been another fantastic year for Ropewalk Chambers in the Legal 500 UK 2022 rankings. We continue to demonstrate our position as market-leaders in multiple areas of law by ranking as a 'Top Tier' set in multiple areas. ...

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8th Sep 2021
Ropewalk Chambers Shortlisted for Outstanding Set for Diversity & Inclusion at Chambers UK Bar Awards

It is with great delight that we announce that Ropewalk Chambers has been shortlisted for Outstanding Set for Diversity & Inclusion at the Chambers UK Bar Awards. This is an outstanding acknowledgement of Chambers ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion at th...

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31st Mar 2021
His Honour Judge Brian Appleby QC

Ropewalk Chambers notes with sadness the death of His Honour Judge Brian Appleby QC at the age of 91. Brian held a unique position at the Ropewalk, which he ser...

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2nd Mar 2021
Georgina Crawford Wins in the High Court

The case of Ford v Seymour-Williams [2021] EWHC 312 (QB) threw up an Animals Act 1971 argument unprecedented at High Court or Appellate level, and as such has attracted media attention with The Times, The Telegraph, the Daily Mail and Horse and Hound covering t...

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25th Feb 2021
Ropewalk Barristers Appointed to the The Attorney General's Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in 2021

Ropewalk Chambers are delighted to announce that Kam Jaspal and Andrew Lyons have been reappointed to the Regional A Panel for the Attorney General’s Panel of Junior C...

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