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Outer Temple Chambers are delighted to share this year's great success with appointments to the Attorney General's Panel. Bianca Venkata, Jeremy Scott-Joynt, Patrick Tomison and Carin Hunt have been appointed to the C Panel, whilst Alex Cisneros has been appointed from the C to B panel.

Members of Outer Temple appointed to the Attorney General’s London Panels

Outer Temple Chambers are delighted to share this year’s great success with appointments to the Attorney General’s Panel. Bianca Venkata, Jeremy Scott-Joynt, Patrick Tomison and Carin Hunt have been appointed to the C Panel, whilst Alex Cisneros has been appointed from the C to B panel. The Government Legal Department (GLD) administers the Attorney General’s Panel Counsel. The GLD relies on the junior counsel panel for advice and representation. We’re pleased to announce that Alex Cisneros has been appointed from the C to B Panel. Members appointed to the B Panel will generally be instructed where knowledge and experience of a particular field is required. B panel applicants will generally have between 5 and 10 years’ advocacy experience. Bianca Venkata,…

News 7 Aug, 2023

Alex Haines and Carin Hunt successful against World Bank Group

Alex Haines and Carin Hunt are to proceed to a substantive hearing of the merits of their client’s indirect sex discrimination claim against her employer, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group.  This will be the first claim of its kind to be heard by the World Bank Administrative Tribunal (“the WBAT”) – an International Administrative Tribunal similar in nature to the United Nations Appeals Tribunal and the International Monetary Fund Administrative Tribunal – which sits in Washington DC. The WBAT has yet to consider whether indirect discrimination is prohibited pursuant to the internal policies of this large international financial institution whose employees must seek recourse within the IBRD’s internal justice system as opposed…

News 11 Jul, 2023

The first panel session of the afternoon 'Cosmetic Tourism Claims' was chaired by Carin Hunt and discussed by panelists: Cheryl Palmer-Hughes (Irwin Mitchell, UK) & Shauni De Coorde, (HBSV Advocaten, Belgium) at Outer Temple's Travel Law Conference in Manchester. The video and slides are now available.

Managing Cosmetic Tourism Claims by Panelists Cheryl Palmer-Hughes & Shauni De Coorde, Chaired by Carin Hunt at the Travel Law Conference June 2023

The first panel session of the afternoon ‘Cosmetic Tourism Claims’ was chaired by Carin Hunt and discussed by panelists: Cheryl Palmer-Hughes (Irwin Mitchell, UK) & Shauni De Coorde, (HBSV Advocaten, Belgium) at Outer Temple’s Travel Law Conference in Manchester. The video and slides are now available. Outer Temple Chambers hosted a Travel Law Conference in Manchester on 1st June together with a selection of esteemed guests from the travel law industry. This was a hybrid event and the recordings are now available online. The first panel session of the day focused on managing cosmetic tourism claims. Watch the panel session; Cosmetic Tourism Claims About the presenters Carin has a busy travel and cross-border practice and is regularly instructed in injury claims with a foreign…

Webinars & Recordings 14 Jun, 2023

Watch the Recording. Equine Seminar – Talk 4. Carin Hunt in conversation with professional jockey Saffie Osborne

Watch the fourth in a series of equine focused talks from Outer Temple’s Equine Seminar; Rising star jockey Saffie Osborne talks about her career in racing with barrister Carin Hunt. The Equine Injury team at Outer Temple Chambers hosted The Equine Seminar on 1st March 2023 alongside a line up of some the industry’s best known experts. Chaired by Jonathan Hand KC, topics included a Legal Update, a look at the Animals Act from an expert’s point of view, a discussion on the recent judgment in Schoultz v Ball [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB), and a discussion on the recent Freddy Tylicki case, amongst other issues in the sport. We were delighted to welcome guest speakers, and experts in their field,…

Webinars & Recordings 16 Mar, 2023

Carin Hunt represents Barts Health NHS Foundation Trust and Mid & South Essex NHS Trust in Archie Battersbee inquest

The inquest into the tragic death of Archie Battersbee started on Tuesday 7th February 2023, with Carin Hunt representing Barts Health NHS Trust and Mid & South Essex NHS Trust; the Trusts that operate the hospitals where Archie was treated. Archie Battersbee was found unconscious at home on 7 April 2022 by his mother. Following treatment at the scene by paramedics he was conveyed to hospital. Sadly, Archie’s doctors suspected brain stem death and applied to court for a declaration that it would be lawful for them to undertake brain stem testing, as Archie’s parents did not want the testing to take place. A lengthy legal dispute in respect of Archie’s treatment ensued. Pursuant to an order of the court,…

News 9 Feb, 2023

Event: The Equine Seminar – 1st March 2023

Join Outer Temple Chambers and a fantastic line-up of expert guests for The Equine Seminar, on Wednesday 1st March at The Law Society. You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers’ team of equine injury experts and esteemed guests for our upcoming Equine Seminar on Wednesday 1st March 2023. Topics to be covered include a Legal Update, discussion of the recent judgment in Schoultz v Ball [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB), and a panel discussion on issues in equine sport including the recent Freddy Tylicki case. We are also delighted to welcome guest speakers, and experts in their field, Anne-Marie Taylor, Charlie Lane, Clare Garnett, Richard Brooks and professional jockey, Saffie Osborne. Agenda 1.30 to 2.00     Registration (tea and coffee on…

Events 25 Jan, 2023

150 rankings for Outer Temple Barristers by Legal 500 UK 2023

The Legal 500 UK 2023 Rankings have been announced and Outer Temple Chambers is delighted with the results. With over 60 barristers now holding rankings across 27 practice areas and some glowing feedback, we are honoured to have been described as a “go-to set” once again. We are particularly delighted that the hard work of our juniors has been noticed and would like to congratulate Bianca Venkata and Victoria Brown for their elevation from Rising Stars to a Tiered ranking. As they now start working their way up the ranks we welcome four new juniors into the Rising Stars category; Alex Cisneros, Carin Hunt, Imogen Egan and Olinga Tahzib. Congratulations also to Alex Haines, Clare Baker, David Haines, Joshua Hitchens…

News 29 Sep, 2022

“Litigating RTAs Abroad After Brexit” – Presented by Carin Hunt and Colin Murphy at the Travel Law Conference March 2022

Carin Hunt and Colin Murphy (from Leigh Day Solicitors) joined forces to discuss litigating road traffic accidents abroad after Brexit at Outer Temple’s Travel Law Conference in Manchester. The video and slides are now available. Outer Temple Chambers hosted a Travel Law Conference in Manchester on 17th March 2022 together with a selection of esteemed guests from the travel law industry. This was a hybrid event and the recordings are now available online. The first talk of the day was “Litigating RTAs Abroad After Brexit”, presented by travel law specialists Carin Hunt of Outer Temple Chambers and Colin Murphy of Leigh Day.  Litigating RTAs Abroad After Brexit Carin and Colin looked at the background of Brexit and the pre-Brexit position…

Webinars & Recordings 22 Apr, 2022

Happy International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked some of our female barristers about their experiences and what they think of being a woman in the legal industry. Some people may still have the impression that law is a man’s game but this is not the case any more. The Bar is becoming more and more diverse and representative of the real world and women now make up over 38% of the industry according the the Bar Council. This figure has steadily increased over the last two decades but there is still a long way to go. So, to mark International Women’s Day, and in keeping with this year’s theme #BreakTheBias, we thought we would ask some of our female barristers…

News 8 Mar, 2022

Manchester Seminar - Invitation 17.03.22

Event: Join our Travel Law Conference in Manchester on 17th March 2022

Join Outer Temple Chambers and guests for an afternoon of travel related talks at the Edwardian Radisson Hotel Manchester. This will be a hybrid event, with limited in-person tickets and streamed online. You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers and our esteemed guests at the Edwardian Radisson Hotel in Manchester. This event will include a number of topical talks followed by a panel session. Agenda 12.30: In person registration/refreshments for a 1.00 start 1.00 – 1.15: Welcome by Gerard McDermott QC and Ian Denham (Joint Chairs) 1.15 – 2.00: “Litigating RTAs Abroad After Brexit” – Colin Murphy (Leigh Day) and Carin Hunt 2.00 – 2.45: “International Clinical Negligence – from the Cayman Islands to Cumbria” – Sarah Crowther QC…

Events 28 Feb, 2022

World Bank

Alex Haines and Carin Hunt instructed in World Bank Administrative Tribunal sex discrimination case

Two members of our International Organisations Law Team have been instructed in a case before the World Bank Administrative Tribunal in Washington DC against the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Alex Haines and Carin Hunt have been instructed in a case before the World Bank Group’s Administrative Tribunal (WBAT) involving an allegation of indirect sex discrimination. The WBAT was established by the Board of Governors of the Bank in 1980. It acts as a judicial forum of last resort for the resolution of cases submitted by World Bank Group staff members alleging non-observance of their contracts of employment or terms of appointment. The WBAT’s decisions are final and binding on the Bank. The WBAT is composed of seven judges, all of whom…

News 16 Feb, 2022

Event: Annual Travel Law Conference 2021

You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers and guests for an afternoon of seminars and discussions. This will be a hybrid event, taking place in London and streamed online. The Agenda 1:30pm: Event Chair – Gerard McDermott QC will open and close this event1:45pm: The Great Escape: the scope of Article 4(3) – Ian Denham and Carin Hunt 2:15pm Product Liability and Clinical Negligence claims in France – Daniel Clarke and Solenn Le Tutour (Advocat, France)2:45pm: Recent issues with Rome II – Geert van Calster (Advocat and Academic, Belgium)3: 15pm Panel Discussion – Chaired by Sarah Crowther QC with: Eliot Woolf QC Will Young Louise Howard (Lanyon Bowlder) Jennifer Lund (Irwin Mitchell)4:00pm – Drinks at Middle Temple Bar  Gerard McDermott QC, Barrister Gerard McDermott QC is a…

Events 5 Aug, 2021

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