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Outer Temple's Andrew Spink KC, will be speaking at the Tech Disputes Conference on Tuesday 16th April 2024. Andrew, alongside fellow tech disputes specialists, will discuss 'What Place for Arbitration in Tech Disputes?'.

Event: Join Outer Temple Chambers at the Bristol Harbourside Hotel for the first stop of our Pensions Law Conference Series

Join us to hear from our leading pensions law barristers on Thursday 18th of April 2024 for an afternoon of talks on pensions law at the first stop of this conference series around the country. You are invited to join the Outer Temple’s pensions team for an afternoon of talks, covering all things pensions law. Topics will include: the Avon judgment, an update on Pensions Ombudsman cases, defending contribution notices and notable non-pensions cases for pensions lawyers. The event will be rounded off with a panel discussion comprised of Outer Temple’s silks. Agenda 1.30pm – Registration (tea, coffee & pastries on arrival) 1.50pm – 2.00pm – Welcome & Introduction 2:00pm – 2:30pm – Severing the bad from the good: a…

Events, News 14 Mar, 2024

DIFCA announces landmark New Digital Assets Law, New Law of Security and Related Amendments to Select Legislation

DIFCA announces landmark New Digital Assets Law, New Law of Security and Related Amendments to Select Legislation

Outer Temple Chambers’ digital assets, and banking and finance experts advised the DIFCA on innovative new laws on Digital Assets and secured transactions in September 2023, which have now been enacted. The new Digital Assets Law is considered to be ground-breaking as it is the first legislative enactment to comprehensively set out the legal characteristics of digital assets as a matter of property law, to provide for how digital assets may be controlled, transferred and dealt with by interested parties and to introduce an impairment regime that addresses the unique characteristics of digital assets. The new Law of Security is influenced by the UNCITRAL Model of Secured Transactions and significantly enhances DIFC’s securities regime to keep pace with international developments…

News 14 Mar, 2024

Football barrister, Sam Cuthbert, interviewed on Toffee TV's podcast 'More Than A Game'.

Football barrister, Sam Cuthbert, interviewed on Toffee TV’s podcast ‘More Than A Game’.

Sam Cuthbert was invited to join a recent podcast episode of ‘More Than A Game’ on the Everton Fan Channel ‘Toffee TV’ regarding the Premier League PSR, the ongoing cases for Everton and Nottingham Forest, and what it means for the future of the competition. Sports law barrister, Sam Cuthbert spoke to sports journalists Patric Ridge and John Blain in the ‘More Than A Game’ podcast on Tuesday, 12th March 2024. Topics discussed were financial fair play, the Everton decision, the impending Everton case, Nottingham Forest’s position, and what might be in store for each of them. Sam gave his views on the point deductions discussed in the first hearing of the Everton case, Sporting Advantage and the legal implications…

News 13 Mar, 2024

Outer Temple's personal injury and Animals Act specialist, Nathan Tavares KC, has recently discussed some of the issues surrounding personal injury claims involving horses and road traffic accidents, alongside Jennifer Kelly (Personal Injury Solicitor) and Alan Hiscox (Director of Safety at the British Horse Society).

Nathan Tavares KC features in podcast discussing personal injury claims involving horses and riders

Outer Temple’s personal injury and Animals Act specialist, Nathan Tavares KC, has recently discussed some of the issues surrounding personal injury claims involving horses and road traffic accidents, alongside Jennifer Kelly (Personal Injury Solicitor) and Alan Hiscox (Director of Safety at the British Horse Society). Nathan Tavares KC has recently featured in a Fieldfisher podcast, alongside experts Jennifer Kelly (Fieldfisher) and Alan Hiscox (British Horse Society), discussing the intricacies of running a personal injury claim involving a horse, rider and driver. In the podcast, Nathan, Jennifer and Alan discuss how drivers and riders have responsibilities to make sharing the roads safer, how to report incidents or near misses on the BHS’ Horse i App, what options are available to riders injured…

News, Webinars & Recordings 13 Mar, 2024

George Bennett to speak at The Bar Council event: Starting your practising period as a pupil barrister

George Bennett to speak at The Bar Council event: Starting your practising period as a pupil barrister

George Bennett will be speaking at The Bar Council’s online event, ‘Starting your practising period as a pupil barrister’ on 12th March 2024. This free webinar is for pupil barristers at any stage of pupillage. It will provide pupil barristers with support, advice and guidance on how to prepare for life at the Bar. Topics covered will include: How to prepare for court, how to manage your finances as a self-employed barrister, caring for your own wellbeing, and guidance on what to do in difficult situations. George Bennett of Outer Temple Chambers will be speaking alongside Lucky Thandi of 1 High Pavement, Kate Traynor of Landmark Chambers, Rumen Cholakov of 3VB, Jonathan Lawrence of Place Campbell and Rachel Krys. This…

News 12 Mar, 2024

Outer Temple Chambers sponsors AvMA's 34th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference (ACNC)

Outer Temple Chambers sponsors AvMA’s 34th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference (ACNC)

Outer Temple Chambers is proud to sponsor AvMA’s 34th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference (ACNC) taking place on 21st and 22nd March 2024 at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds. The 34th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference (ACNC) is aimed towards clinical negligence specialists where the very best medical and legal experts will give an update on all the key issues, developments and policies in clinical negligence and medical law. The programme this year will have a focus on Obstetrics and Gynaecology whilst also covering many other key medico-legal topics at such an important time for clinical negligence practitioners. As well as providing a top quality, thought-provoking, learning and networking experience, the success of the conference helps AvMA to maintain its position as…

Events, News 11 Mar, 2024

International Women's Day (8th March) is a global day celebrating the achievements of women. Outer Temple Chambers proudly hosted an International Women's Day Brunch to celebrate the remarkable women within our Chambers.

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Outer Temple Chambers

International Women’s Day (8th March) is a global day celebrating the achievements of women. Outer Temple Chambers proudly hosted an International Women’s Day Brunch to celebrate the remarkable women within our Chambers. International Women’s day has occurred for well over a century and provides us with the opportunity to raise awareness about discrimination, take action to accelerate gender parity and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year, the campaign theme Inspire Inclusion emphasizes the importance of diversity and empowerment in all aspects of society. Here at Outer Temple Chambers, we recognise the importance of gender diversity and are thrilled to have a strong team of independent, inspiring and empowering women who continue to promote inclusivity.…

News 8 Mar, 2024

Personal Injury specialists' Christopher Wilson-Smith KC and Ben Bradley successful in a settlement claim for a Latvian National who was severely injured whilst working in the UK. The judgment is now available.

Christopher Wilson-Smith KC and Ben Bradley obtain Foreign Index Linked PPO in significant settlement

Personal Injury specialists Christopher Wilson-Smith KC and Ben Bradley successful in a settlement claim for a Latvian National who was severely injured whilst working in the UK. The judgment is now available. Christopher Wilson-Smith KC and Ben Bradley (instructed by Alison Brooks of Barratts Solicitors, Nottingham) recently obtained a significant award for a Latvian National who was injured in a road traffic accident whilst working in the UK. The claimant suffered very severe injuries, chiefly in the form of a traumatic brain injury and a skull fracture. The Claimant took the decision to return to Latvia. Issues arose in terms of funding specialist care and case management for a catastrophically injured client living in Latvia; a country not known to…

News 6 Mar, 2024

Members of Outer Temple Chambers attending the PEOPIL New Lawyers Conference

Members of Outer Temple Chambers attending the PEOPIL New Lawyers Conference

Lorna Badham will be speaking at the PEOPIL New Lawyers Conference on Friday, 15th March 2024 at the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée in Paris. PEOPIL is a not-for-profit organisation to improve and promote judicial co-operation and mutual knowledge of legal and judicial systems of European jurisdictions in the field of personal injury law. Lorna Badham will be speaking alongside Conor Kennedy of Deka Chambers between 3:15pm to 4:15pm on ‘Workshop on Expert Reports’. Carin Hunt and Harry Gamble of Outer Temple Chambers will also be attending the Conference. Agenda and Registration The event kicks off at 9:00am and finishes at 5:00pm. View the full agenda here. To book a place at the event, register here. Find out more Lorna Badham…

News 4 Mar, 2024

The Upper Tribunal has recently handed down judgment on the case of Governing Body of T School v AA and RA [2023] UKUT 311 (AAC). Education law specialist, Alex Line, represented the appellant in this case concerning disability discrimination in schools.

Alex Line successful in Upper Tribunal appeal concerning disability discrimination in schools

The Upper Tribunal has recently handed down judgment on the case of Governing Body of T School v AA and RA [2023] UKUT 311 (AAC). Education law specialist, Alex Line, represented the appellant in this case concerning disability discrimination in schools. In Governing Body of T School v AA and RA [2023] UKUT 311 (AAC), Alex Line represented the successful appellant in a case which provides important analysis of the time limit provisions of the Equality Act 2010 concerning schools (a point covered extensively in relation to Employment Tribunal jurisdiction, but hitherto not in relation to the First-tier Tribunal’s jurisdiction under that Act). The primary time limit for bringing a claim for disability discrimination against the governing body of a…

News 1 Mar, 2024

Aliyah Akram to speak at the APIL Annual Military Claims Conference 2024

Aliyah Akram to speak at the APIL Annual Military Claims Conference 2024

Personal Injury specialist, Aliyah Akram will be speaking at the 10th annual APIL Military Claims Conference 2024 on 29th February at the Marriott Marble Arch Hotel, London. The APIL Military Claims Conference has been carefully developed by the joint coordinators of APIL’s military claims special interest group. Aliyah Akram of Outer Temple Chambers will be part of a panel session alongside Chris Allen of Exchange Chambers and Simon Quinn of Hilary Meredith Solicitors, also joint coordinator of APIL’s Military Claims Special Interest Group discussing ‘Hot tips to litigate against the MOD’. The session will be chaired Ahmed Al-Nahhas of Bolt Burdon Kemp and will take place from 3:50pm to 5:00pm. ‘Hot tips to litigate against the MOD’ will cover Pre-action,…

News 29 Feb, 2024

Outer Temple's Nicolas Stallworthy KC and Justina Stewart will be speaking at the CLPD DIFC Mandatory Course on the Changes to DIFC Legislation: New Digital Assets Law and Law of Security Regime on Friday the 1st of March 2024 from 9-11am (GST).

Nicolas Stallworthy KC and Justina Stewart speaking on ‘Changes to DIFC Legislation’ at the DIFC Academy

Outer Temple’s Nicolas Stallworthy KC and Justina Stewart will be speaking at the CLPD DIFC Mandatory Course on the ‘Changes to DIFC Legislation: New Digital Assets Law and Law of Security Regime’ on Friday the 1st of March 2024 from 9-11am (GST). The DIFC Academy, in association with Outer Temple Chambers, presents a CLPD DIFC Mandatory course on the ‘Changes to DIFC Legislation’. The DIFC has been working closely with experts, Nicolas and Justina, in the field of digital assets and banking and finance to create a first in kind Digital Assets Law and new Security Law Regime. The workshop will provide lawyers with practical insight and understanding of the new laws and legislative changes. This will be a hybrid…

News 26 Feb, 2024

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