William Douglas-Jones Prosecutes in Trading Standards Case

William Douglas-Jones represented Wolverhampton Council in a trading standards case where the accused was jailed after £200,000 of illegal cigarettes and tobacco were seized. For news coverage of the case... Continue Reading

St Ives Chambers ranked as leading set by the Legal 500

We are delighted to confirm that St Ives Chambers has been ranked as a leading set by the influential legal directory, the Legal 500. Chambers, which is ranked in four separate practice areas, has a total ... Continue Reading

Two members of St Ives Chambers’ Regulatory team appear in the leading Animal Welfare time limit case

The question of which time limits apply to offences under the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007 was answered by the High Court recently when two members of St Ives Chambers’ Regulato... Continue Reading

Tony Watkin represents Local Authority in successful appeal

Tony Watkin represents Local Authority in successful appeal involving an important point of construction of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.   At issue in this case was the q... Continue Reading

Karamjit Singh appears in Fundamental Dishonesty Committal Hearing

Karamjit Singh appears in fundamental dishonesty case – 3 months sentence of imprisonment imposed for false statements of claimant and his witness. At a committal hearing listed on 21 March 2018, Mr ... Continue Reading

Tony Watkin secures confiscation order in Local Authority Trading Standards Prosecution.

Tony Watkin secures confiscation order in Local Authority Trading Standards Prosecution.  In the case of R v Foster before HHJ Gosling at Stafford Crown Court, Mr Watkin secured a confiscation order toget... 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

Earlier this month, St Ives Chambers welcomed two new Pupils – Eleanor Lake and Gareth-Lee Smith.

Earlier this month, St Ives Chambers welcomed two new Pupils – Eleanor Lake and Gareth-Lee Smith. Prior to being called to the Bar, Eleanor’s legal experience focused on trading standards at Warwic... Continue Reading

Karamjit Singh recently appeared before the National Anti-Doping Panel in the case of UK Anti-Doping v Chinu Sandhu [2017].

Karamjit Singh recently appeared before the National Anti-Doping Panel in the case of UK Anti-Doping v Chinu Sandhu [2017]. In summary, Mr Sandhu was found to have committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (... Continue Reading