COVID-19: Guidance Tracker

News March 2020

27 Mar 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020

Mark Watson QC and Mark Davies consider the new Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 and the impact on businesses.

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27 Mar 2020

First prosecution for failure of fatigue management in the rail industry

In a case which may have wide ranging implications for the use of contractors on the railway network David Travers QC, leading Nick Ostrowski, instructed by the Office of Rail & Road obtain guilty verdicts.

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24 Mar 2020

Parliament and Brexit - a new Report

A report on "Parliament and Brexit’ was published today by UK in a Changing Europe. It explores the role Parliament has played to date on Brexit, as well as the challenges and opportunities .

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19 Mar 2020

Mini-Pupillages at Six Pump Court postponed until further notice

Due to the risks associated with the coronavirus, Chambers has postponed all mini-pupillages until further notice.

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19 Mar 2020

Birmingham City Council v Tesco Stores Limited - prosecution for selling food after expiry of "use by" date"

Judgment has been reserved in the case of Birmingham City Council v Tesco Stores Limited concerning “use by” dates and the relationship of European Regulation 1169/2011 Article 24 and Article 14 of Regulation 178/2002.

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19 Mar 2020

Supply of drugs and toxic substances - liability for manslaughter

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies have written a paper discussing the impact of this case and the Court of Appeal judgment on drug supply cases.

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18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – visitors to Chambers

In the current environment our staff and barristers are working hard to ensure our service levels are maintained and minimise risk to all of our clients, staff and barristers.

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12 Mar 2020

Conviction in Miss England wounding

China Gold, was today convicted of the unlawful wounding of a former Miss England finalist, Olivia Cooke. Emin Kandola prosecuted.

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11 Mar 2020

Disabled pensioner murdered and set on fire - Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin prosecuting

The trial of Michael Bryant started last week at Maidstone Crown Court.

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09 Mar 2020

Gross negligence manslaughter conviction in toxic slimming capsule case

The jury today found the defendant guilty of gross negligence manslaughter.

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05 Mar 2020

Nina Ellin prosecutes in drug smuggling case

Nina Ellin prosecutes man for smuggling over £1 million worth of cocaine in the bumpers of his sports car.

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