Update: New burglary sentencing guidelines issued – Lachlan Stewart

Lachlan Stewart reviews the new sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary which came into force on 1st July 2022 Revised sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and ... Continue Reading

Ben Douglas-Jones QC and William Douglas-Jones appear in the Supreme Court

Ben Douglas-Jones QC, Nathaniel Rudolf QC (25 Bedford Row) and William Douglas-Jones, instructed by Ben Henry of Jonas Roy Bloom Solicitors, appeared in the Supreme Court on 7th June 2022 on behalf of the ... Continue Reading

A case-law update on constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel by Matthew Haynes

Matthew Haynes provides an overview on some recent developments on constructive trust case-law, including the need for detriment. To view the article please click here. To view Matthew Haynes’ profil... Continue Reading

Justin Jarmola’s client acquitted of murder

Justin Jarmola represented an individual acquitted of murder, before the Crown Court at Leicester on 23rd May 2022. Justin’s client, together with four others, were alleged to have been jointly responsib... Continue Reading

Child Care Conference 2022 – Save the date!

Save the date for our annual Child Care Conference 2022, as we return to the Park Regis Hotel on 21 October 2022, for another fantastic day. Full details coming soon!   ... Continue Reading

Head of Chambers, Elizabeth Isaacs QC, provides guidance at White Paper Conference

In this video clip, Elizabeth Isaacs QC, provides guidance at the White Paper Conference: Public Children: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Advice for your Clients. She considers the question: How do ... Continue Reading

Malvika Jaganmohan completes 25 for 25: The Pro Bono Challenge

To celebrate Advocate’s 25th Anniversary, 25 for 25: The Pro Bono Challenge was launched in June 2021. This Challenge was conceived as a way to celebrate the amazing pro bono efforts of the Bar. As part... Continue Reading

Importance of vulnerability and imbalance of power in modern slavery cases and section 4, Fraud Act 2006

Ben Douglas-Jones QC, leading Chris Buttler QC and Katy Sheridan (both of Matrix) appeared for the claimant in R (on the application of L) v DPP [2022] EWHC 601 (Admin), a further successful JR of the DPP... Continue Reading

Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Kirstie Danton and Elisabeth Richards involved in key fact-finding case; Re T (No.2) (Care Proceedings: Fact-Finding: Genital Injuries) [2021] EWFC 101

Three Members of chambers, including Head of Chambers  Elizabeth Isaacs QC, appeared in a recent case where Gwyneth Knowles J found that “The failure [of medical professionals] to recognise what was in ... Continue Reading

New tenant, Sophie Murray, joins Criminal Practice Group

Chambers is delighted to announce that Sophie Murray has accepted an offer of tenancy and joins St Ives Chambers as a member of the Criminal Practice Group with immediate effect. Head of Chambers, Elizabet... Continue Reading