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Ian Windridge prosecutes woman who lied to give her criminal boyfriend an alibi

Lisa Sudale provided a false alibi for her boyfriend whilst he commited a robbery, originally she was spared jail but Ian Windridge, prosecuting, has successfully ensured an 18 month jail sentence after he... Continue Reading

Adoption Update by Elizabeth Isaacs QC

Another highlight from our Child Care conference, featured in our Child Care Newsletter. Adoption Update by Elizabeth Isaacs QC   Adoption – Procedural Unfairness 1.      Judicial review CAN be... Continue Reading

“NAI or NOT?” By Carol Binnion

Here is an article from our latest Child Care Newsletter. NAI or NOT? 1.      The recent case of Re Effie Stillwell (A Child) (sub nom. Re F (A Child); F v Buckinghamshire CC) (Family Court) Her Honou... Continue Reading

“HRA Claims” by Tom Harrill

HRA CLAIMS At our recent Child Care Conference, Tom Harrill spoke on the subject of Human Rights claims. Here are some key points from his presentation. 1.      There is a 1 year primary limitation pe... Continue Reading

“5 Top Tips” By Mark Cooper

Here is an article from our latest Child Care Newsletter. 5 TOP TIPS 1.      Local authorities seeking a placement order should file with the court: a.      the child’s permanence report; and b... Continue Reading

Tony Watkin prosecutes after woman was crushed by forklift at her place of work

A company has been ordered to pay more than £300,000 after a woman had her leg crushed by a forklift truck at a warehouse in Stone. Tony Watkin, prosecuting for Stafford Borough Council, said she required... Continue Reading

St Ives welcomes Samantha Powis to Chambers

St Ives Chambers is pleased to announce that Samantha Powis (formerly of Citadel Chambers) has joined chambers. “I am delighted that Samantha has joined St Ives Chambers,” commented Jeremy Weston QC, ... Continue Reading

It’s been a year of success for St Ives Chambers which has, once again, been celebrated in the Chambers & Partners rankings for 2018.

The Chambers & Partners guides are considered to be the benchmark of excellence in the legal profession. At St Ives Chambers, 21 barristers were notified in the summer that they would be included and h... Continue Reading

Amy Jackson prosecutes dangerous driver

Amy Jackson prosecutes man who “drove like a maniac” before crashing into another car. Mr Brookes was told he was lucky no one was killed due to his dangerous driving when he was handed his sen... Continue Reading

Jason Pegg defends, man spared jail for indecent images

Jason Pegg defends a man who admitted to having indecent images of children. Mr Ingle was spared jail after the judge took considerations to his mental health, his attendance to the Lucy Faithfull Foundati... Continue Reading