Lamb Chambers prevails in dementia care Court of Appeal case

Lamb Chamber’s Colin Challenger has won a case at the Court of Appeal connected to a dispute about the care of an elderly man with dementia, between Teresa Kirk, and Devon County Council.

Read David Willink’s article on the emerging proposals to spend £700m on the transformation of the civil courts through IT.

Lamb Chambers barrister David Willink was first involved in developing the e-business strategy for the courts in England and Wales sixteen years ago, when the Government set a target for all public services to be online by 2005!

Increasing judicial tendency to protect ‘without prejudice’ communications

In September 2016, Chief Master Marsh found that the privilege attaching to without prejudice communications extends to interlocutory hearings.

Article 50 High Court ruling finds against the Government

The Lord Chief Justice handed down the judgment of the Divisional Court today in the case of Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the EU.

New Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 to overhaul insolvency procedure

New insolvency rules come into effect on April 6th 2017 which will replace the procedural framework contained in Insolvency Rules 1986 (as amended) for the Insolvency Act 1986.

Heathrow Third Runway: is the UK construction industry ready to take off?

The news that a third runway has been approved for Heathrow has triggered renewed debate about the merits of the scheme and at least one West London by-election.