General News

Nicholas Towers from St Ives Chambers has been appointed as a ‘Member of the Panel of Chairmen of the Valuation Tribunal for England’.

Date: Friday 16th June 2017 | Category: General News

Nicholas Towers has been appointed by the Lord Chancellor as a ‘Member of the Panel of Chairmen of the Valuation Tribunal for England’. Mr Towers (Year of Call 2011), a Barrister at St Ives Chamber in Birmingham, specialises in Chancery, Commercial and Housing law. The appointment to the panel will involve hearing appeals on council tax liability, council tax bands and non-domestic rates decisions. “I am delighted to be appointed to the Panel,” explained Mr Towers, “The Judicial Appointments Commission process was hard work, so being appointed as a Chairman was a very pleasant outcome. I’m looking forward to beginning my appointment which will continue alongside my role as a Barrister within St Ives Chambers.” Mr Towers will take up the appointment immediately. Read more...

Jane Talbot (Barrister) publishes article on the interplay between housing and domestic abuse

Date: Monday 12th June 2017 | Category: General News

In the June 2017 edition of Resolution magazine, Jane Talbot (Barrister) outlines the interplay between housing and domestic abuse. The article examines how social landlords can advise people who are suffering domestic abuse and what appropriate tenancy action to take, on what evidence and how to avoid challenges. For the complete magazine visit www.resolve-asb.org.uk. To read the article in full – click here http://www.stiveschambers.co.uk/pdfs/Jane_Talbot_article_June_2017.docx.pdf Read more...

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

Date: Saturday 3rd June 2017 | Category: General News

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

Jeremy Weston QC publishes article in BMJ archive

Date: Friday 2nd June 2017 | Category: General News

Mr Jeremy Weston QC, Head of St Ives Chambers, has published an article in the Archives of Disease in Childhood (a BMJ Journal) which provides clarity for healthcare professionals, teachers and social care professionals on the law as it relates to child Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Read more...

Rebecca Wade awarded a commendation

Date: Thursday 1st June 2017 | Category: General News

Rebecca Wade was recently awarded a commendation by three Chief Constables for her work in convicting all 14 defendants involved in Operation Griffin. Read more...

We're hiring!

Date: Friday 31st March 2017 | Category: General News

St Ives’ Chambers is flourishing…and following a strategic business review we’re creating a number of staff roles to support our Family Finance and Family Groups, as well as creating a new Marketing Team. Read more...

Peter Cooper appears as defence junior in high profile murder trial.

Date: Friday 3rd February 2017 | Category: General News

Peter Cooper has been defence junior in the high profile murder trial in the Crown Court at Warwick. The case attracted much media interest because of the prosecution contention that a perverted sexual motivation lay behind the killing of the victim, Bethany Hill. Read more...

St Ives Members Appear in Sex Trafficking Trial

Date: Thursday 2nd February 2017 | Category: General News

Four members of the St Ives Criminal Group appeared in a lengthy trial at the Warwickshire Justice Centre. David Jackson led Justin Jarmola for the first defendant Waqaar Khan and Peter Cooper led Anthony Cartin for the third defendant Marcus Woolcock. Read more...

Section 20: ‘The Bottom-Line Legal Requirements’

Date: Thursday 26th January 2017 | Category: General News

A unanimous Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in the case of London Borough of Hackney v Williams & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 26 (26 January 2017) Read more...

Anya Newman succeeds in obtaining the longest sentences to date for breach of the Black Country Car Cruising Injunction.

Date: Tuesday 24th January 2017 | Category: General News

On Friday 20th January 2017 Mr Justice Holroyde passed sentence on Sam Green and Reuben Charlesworth for breaching the Black Country Car Cruising injunction. Read more...

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