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Andrew Axon Joins Injury & Negligence Team at Outer Temple Chambers

Andrew Axon Joins Injury & Negligence Team at Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple Chambers is delighted to welcome ‘Star Individual’ Andrew Axon to the personal injury and clinical negligence team. We are delighted to welcome Andrew Axon to Outer Temple Chambers as a Door Tenant, further expanding our award-winning personal injury and clinical negligence teams and enhancing Andrew’s portfolio of clients in the South of England. Andrew already has an enviable practice in the North East, noted as a “Star Individual” and ranked as a top tier barrister by the legal directories. He is described as “top class” by Chambers & Partners and “An excellent barrister, particularly with complex cases” by Legal 500. He represents those with profound needs and specialises in claims of the utmost severity involving complex rehabilitation needs,…

News 1 May, 2024

Robert Rhodes KC invited to join ICDPASO's mediation panel

Robert Rhodes KC invited to join ICDPASO’s mediation panel

Robert Rhodes KC has been invited to join the panel of mediators for ICDPASO. The International Commercial Dispute Prevention and Settlement Organization (ICDPASO), a non-governmental international organization, was established in Beijing in October 2020. ICDPASO is committed to providing accessible, independent, efficient and trusted dispute prevention and resolution services including mediation and arbitration to parties from all over the world. As part of its commitment to promote and facilitate the efficient resolution of commercial disputes, ICDPASO introduced its Arbitration Rules and Mediation Rules in 2022. These rules address the evolving needs of business communities and provide parties, mediators and arbitral tribunals with flexibility, efficiency, and transparency throughout the mediation and arbitration proceedings. ICDPASO currently consists of 51 members around the…

News 26 Apr, 2024

Join us to hear from our leading pensions law barristers on Thursday 16th of May 2024 for an afternoon of talks at the second stop of this conference series around the country.

Event: Join Outer Temple Chambers at the Edwardian Manchester for the second stop of our Pensions Law Conference Series

Join us to hear from our leading pensions law barristers on Thursday 16th of May 2024 for an afternoon of talks at the second 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 on Thursday 16th May 2024. Topics will include: the Avon judgment, section 57 of the Trustee Act 1925, 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, followed by early evening networking drinks. Agenda 1.30pm – Registration 1.50pm – 2.00pm – Welcome & Introduction 2:00pm – 2:30pm – Severing the bad from…

Events, News 24 Apr, 2024

Outer Temple Chambers’ International Team to speak at The English Law Forum in Tbilisi

Outer Temple Chambers’ International Team to speak at The English Law Forum in Tbilisi

John McKendrick KC, Oliver Powell, Alex Haines and Henry Reid will be speaking at The English Law Forum at the Georgian Bar Association, Tbilisi on Thursday, 18th April 2024. The English Law Forum conference will focus on the promotion and enhancement of English legal services, with a particular emphasis on International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Sanctions and the Rule of Law. The conference will kick off at 10:00am to 17:30pm followed by a drinks reception and networking. Outer Temple’s team of experts will be speaking on 7 different topics: International Arbitration/ Institutions (11:05am – 11:40am) John McKendrick KC and Alex Haines of Outer Temple Chambers will be speaking alongside Barry Coulter and Ruslan Ughrelidze discussing institutions; LCIA and London background stats; Why London?; absence…

News 16 Apr, 2024

Outer Temple Chambers' International Team to speak at the English Law Day in Istanbul

Outer Temple Chambers’ International Team to speak at the English Law Day in Istanbul

John McKendrick KC, Oliver Powell, Alex Haines and Joshua Ray will be speaking at the English Law Day at Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul on Wednesday, 17th April 2024. The English Law Day is run in collaboration with the Bar Council of England & Wales, the concept of which was established over 10 years ago and was first run in the CIS jointly with the Law Society of England & Wales. The one day forum will focus on topics such as Arbitration in Türkiye and the wider Eurasian region – local perspectives; Resolving disputes through the eyes of a company; Dispute resolution, enforcement and finances, unlocking value in claims, judgments and awards / damages masterclass; Impact of sanctions on trade,…

News 15 Apr, 2024

Outer Temple’s Andrew Spink KC will be chairing a panel session at the Tech Disputes Conference on Tuesday 16th April 2024. Fellow tech disputes specialists, Charlie Morgan, Clara-Ann Gordon and Josephine Davies KC will join Andrew for the panel session.

Andrew Spink KC to chair ‘What Place for Arbitration in Tech Disputes?’ panel at The Tech Disputes Conference 2024

Outer Temple’s Andrew Spink KC will be chairing a panel session at the Tech Disputes Conference on Tuesday 16th April 2024. Fellow tech disputes specialists, Charlie Morgan, Clara-Ann Gordon and Josephine Davies KC will join Andrew for the panel session. The Tech Disputes Network and Thought Leaders 4 have returned in collaboration for the Tech Disputes Conference 2024. The day event brings together professionals from the technology and legal industries interested in avoiding, managing and winning tech disputes. The event is taking place on Tuesday 16th April 2024 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington. From 12:00-12:40pm, Andrew Spink KC will be chairing the panel session alongside speakers Charlie Morgan (Herbert Smith Freehills), Clara-Ann Gordon (NKF) and Josephine Davies KC…

News 12 Apr, 2024

Sam Cuthbert has recently been invited to return to the Everton Fan Channel, Toffee TV's, 'More than A Game' podcast to discuss financial fair play, profitability and sustainability rule breaches by Leicester City, Nottingham Forest FC and Everton FC.

Sam Cuthbert comments on Everton FC, Nottingham Forest FC and Leicester City cases on Toffee TV’s ‘More Than A Game’ podcast 

Sam Cuthbert has recently been invited to return to the Everton Fan Channel, Toffee TV’s, ‘More than A Game’ podcast to discuss financial fair play, profitability and sustainability rule breaches by Leicester City, Nottingham Forest FC and Everton FC. Outer Temple’s Sports Law Specialist, Sam Cuthbert, has been invited back to join John and Patric on the ‘More Than a Game’ podcast to discuss recent developments in the investigations of financial conduct of various English football league clubs. Sam previously featured on the podcast in early March, discussing Premier League PSR, the ongoing cases for Everton and Nottingham Forest, and what it means for the future of the competition (click here to view). Sam was delighted to be invited back…

News 11 Apr, 2024

Outer Temple Chamber barristers ranked as commercial and construction law leaders in the Middle East by Legal 500 EMEA

We are delighted to share that Outer Temple Chambers and our team of barristers have yet again been ranked for our commercial and construction expertise at the English Bar in the Middle East. Legal 500 announced their 2024 EMEA results and we are proud to have been ranked as a Tier 1 set in the ‘Middle East: The English Bar: Commercial’ guide including nine barrister rankings, as well as barrister listings in the ‘Middle East: The English Bar: Construction’ guide. These rankings reflect competency in providing expert advisory and advocacy services and facilities for Contract and Commercial, Construction, Financial, Regulatory, Taxation and Trusts, Employment, and Arbitration work in the region. Outer Temple Chambers and its members have been in the Middle East for nearly 20 years and is widely…

News 9 Apr, 2024

Philip Punwar to judge Middle East Legal Awards 2024

Philip Punwar to judge Middle East Legal Awards 2024

Philip Punwar will be taking part in the judging process, for the second consecutive year in the Middle East Legal Awards 2024 on Thursday, 25 April at Conrad Dubai. The Middle East Legal Awards are the region’s premier legal awards, this being their 11th year. By recognising exceptional achievement and best practice, the awards underline the crucial role lawyers are playing in promoting the rule of law. The Awards are open to all law firms and in-house legal departments with a presence in the region to celebrate outstanding achievement within the profession. The judging process will be based on three categories: Private Practice Awards In-House Awards Awards Open To All Philip Punwar will also be attending the Awards Ceremony as…

News 2 Apr, 2024

Outer Temple Chambers welcome new tenant Chaitanya Kediyal

Outer Temple Chambers welcome new tenant Chaitanya Kediyal

We are delighted to announce that Chaitanya Kediyal has officially joined Chambers as a member after being offered tenancy. After successfully completing Third Six Pupillage in Chambers, Chaitanya was offered tenancy which will commence from April 2024. Head of Pupillage, Saul Margo said, “We are delighted to welcome Chaitanya to Chambers. His career is already off to a flying start and we wish him every success for the future.” Chaitanya Kediyal Chaitanya is building a practice in line with Chambers’ broad commercial and civil profile. He has experience in commercial disputes, civil fraud, sanctions, digital assets, employment, company, insolvency, pensions, and trust litigation. Chaitanya completed a 12-month pupillage at a leading commercial set before coming to Chambers. He has worked…

News 2 Apr, 2024

Outer Temple's Courtney Step-Marsden and Gerard Airey of Kilgannon & Partners LLP were successful in statutory redundancy pay claim for the Claimant against Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust.

Courtney Step-Marsden successful in statutory redundancy pay claim

Outer Temple’s Courtney Step-Marsden and Gerard Airey of Kilgannon & Partners LLP were successful in statutory redundancy pay claim for the Claimant against Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust. Courtney Step-Marsden was instructed in this case which reinforces the importance of suitability in alternative employment offers during redundancy. Courtney Step-Marsden and Gerard Airey were successful in the claim and achieved a significant victory for the Claimant against Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust. The Claimant was employed by Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, initially as a general manager (grade 8c role). He then engaged in a number of secondments over a period of 9 years in which he was working as a Programme Director (‘PD’) a grade…

News 28 Mar, 2024

Chaitanya Kediyal successful in High Court on wasted costs appeal

Chaitanya Kediyal successful in High Court on wasted costs appeal

Chaitanya Kediyal successfully acted for the Second and Third Respondents in the case of Rainer Hughes v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd [2024] EWHC 585 (KB). This case covers wasted costs applications against legal representatives, and the perils of failing to translate witness statements and pleadings in civil litigation. The High Court had the opportunity to provide guidance on the procedure to deal with, and the substance of, wasted costs applications made at the end of a substantive hearing. This was in the context of proceedings struck out due to a failure to translate witness statements and pleadings. This judgment will be of significance to all practitioners dealing with clients who are not sufficiently fluent in English, as well as…

News 27 Mar, 2024

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