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Samantha Openshaw on Withdrawing Stage 2 Offers

Samantha Openshaw

Samantha Openshaw has written an article titled “Withdrawing Stage 2 Offers (Or Not)” Click here to download the PDF. Contact Samantha’s Clerks: 0161 214 1500 Or email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

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Douglas Lloyd joins Chambers

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We’re delighted to announce that Douglas Lloyd has joined Chambers. Douglas specialises in Crime and Regulatory Law, with a particular focus on Professional Regulation. He is a much in-demand advocate, popular with instructing solicitors for his straight-forward but comprehensive advice. Douglas was previously at chambers in London where he built a successful Crime and Regulatory Law […]

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Inquest into the death of Lee Ridgway

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Expert inquest barrister Simon Murray represented the family in the inquest into the death of 16-year-old Lee Ridgway. The court heard that the day before his death, Lee was taken by ambulance to A&E at Stepping Hill hospital in a distressed state, after stating that he wanted to die. After being told they faced a three […]

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Robert Edwards comments on Ransomware Attack

RObert Edwards

Robert Edwards is a cybercrime and fraud specialist, prosecuting some of the most complicated cases in recent years. In regards to the recent cyber-attacks in Ukraine, Robert’s comments have been featured in The Telegraph and the Consumerist.

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CONSTRUCTION OF CHARGES IN PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT CASES

Diarmuid Bunting

Diarmuid Bunting recently defended a healthcare professional in a case before the Conduct and Competence Committee of the Health and Care Professions Council. He has provided a short case note. Click here to download the article. Diarmuid’s clerks can be contacted on 0161 214 1500 or email clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

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Jurisdiction in cross-border adoption cases (Re A and another (Children))

Lorraine Cavanagh

Lorraine Cavanagh has written an article considering The Family  Division’s guidance in Re A regarding applications by prospective adopters in England for adoption orders in respect of Scottish children. The article has been published in Jordan’s Family Law. Click here to read. Contact Lorraine’s Clerks: 0161 214 1500 Or email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

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Re A&O (Children: Scotland) [2017] EWHC 1293 (fam) 

Lorraine Cavanagh

The President Family Division, Sir James Munby. Lorraine Cavanagh acted for the Scottish parents of two children placed in England under a compulsory supervision order albeit with prospective adopters. They issued an adoption application in England which the parents defend. The question arose as to the ability of the Family Court and Family Division properly to perform […]

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Charles Austin joins Chambers

Charles Austin

We’re pleased to announce that Charles Austin has accepted an invitation to join St John’s Buildings after completing his pupillage under the supervision of David Taylor. Charles will be practising in all areas of Personal Injury and Company and Commercial law. Contact Charles’ clerks on 0151 243 6000 or clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

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The Lawyer Awards 2017

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We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in two categories for The Lawyer Awards 2017. Sally Harrison QC, our Head of Chambers, has been shortlisted for Barrister of the Year and St John’s Buildings have been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year in the same awards. See the categories here. The Lawyer […]

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