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We are proud to announce that Outer Temple Chambers has been shortlisted across 15 areas, including ‘Set of the Year’ for Clinical Negligence, Employment, Personal Injury, Sport, and Technology Data & Crypto at The Legal 500 Bar Awards.

Outer Temple Chambers shortlisted across 16 areas at The Legal 500 Bar Awards

We are proud to announce that Outer Temple Chambers has been shortlisted across 16 areas, including ‘Set of the Year’ for Clinical Negligence, Employment, Personal Injury, Sport, and Technology Data & Crypto at The Legal 500 Bar Awards. The Bar Awards, presented by The Legal 500, celebrates the finest barristers, chambers, and legal expertise, bringing together some of the brightest minds in the industry. The awards evening will take place on Wednesday 25th September 2024, at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London. Set Awards We are delighted to share that we have been shortlisted for the following Set Awards: Clinical Negligence Set of the Year – Outer Temple Chambers Employment Set of the Year – Outer Temple Chambers Personal Injury Set of the…

News 9 Jul, 2024

Fiona Horlick KC, leading Oliver Powell, appear on behalf of CEO of Care Home Provider

Fiona Horlick KC, leading Oliver Powell, appear on behalf of CEO of Care Home Provider

Fiona Horlick KC and Oliver Powell, instructed by Andrew Oliver of Andrew Jackson LLP, appeared on behalf of a care home provider at Teesside Crown Court. Following applications made by Fiona and Oliver (& other co-defending counsel), the CPS offered no evidence. Background: between 2016 and 2017, 5 service users, who were residents at two care homes owned by the care provider, passed away. The 8 defendants faced an indictment containing 19 counts arising from the circumstances in which the 5 people died. The deceased were all residents in care homes. The matter was listed for a 10-week trial. The case: Broadly distilled, it was the Crown’s case that the care home provider failed to discharge a duty under s.3…

News 26 Jun, 2024

Fiona Horlick KC successfully acted for the appellant in his appeal against an order for committal to prison for contempt of court in the Court of Appeal on 12 December 2023. The judgment is now available.

Fiona Horlick KC successful in contempt of court case in the Court of Appeal

Fiona Horlick KC successfully acted for the appellant in his appeal against an order for committal to prison for contempt of court in the Court of Appeal on 12 December 2023. The judgment is now available [2023] EWCA Civ 1504. Fiona had not acted for the appellant at the original hearing but was instructed at short notice for the appeal.  The judgement reiterated the fundamental importance of the correct procedure being followed in contempt proceedings. The appellant had been a designated member of an LLP.  Committal proceedings were brought against the LLP only.  However, the original judge wrongly found that she had could adjudicate on a contempt allegation against the appellant personally. As stated by Warby J “…there were two separate…

News 21 Dec, 2023

Join Outer Temple's Sanctions experts alongside other speakers for our Annual Sanctions Forum on Wednesday, 6th December 2023 at the Reform Club.

Event: Annual Sanctions Forum 2023, 6th December

Join Outer Temple’s Sanctions experts alongside other speakers for our Annual Sanctions Forum on Wednesday, 6th December 2023 at the Reform Club. You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers’ Sanctions Team, alongside other experts for our Annual Sanctions Forum 2023. Topics will include: The judicial sanctions landscape in 2023. Update from Counsel in latest s.38 SAMLA case involving single British nationality DP and freedom of speech. Reflections on the impact and implications of changes to the Russia Regulations 2019 in 2023. Sanctions, investments and divestments: latest trends related to Russia and China. Offshore assets: sanctions evasion and enforcement. Book your place This event will be held in-person at The Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5EW.…

Events 20 Oct, 2023

Fiona Horlick KC has been appointed to the FA National Serious Case Panel

Fiona Horlick KC appointed to the FA National Serious Case Panel

Outer Temple’s Fiona Horlick KC has been appointed to the FA National Serious Case Panel for the forthcoming 2022-2023 football season. The National Serious Case Panel (NSCP) adjudicates on all types of Serious Cases within Grassroots Football including Assaults on and Threats to Match Officials, Assaults on Participants, acts of Victimisation and Disorderly Conduct at matches.  Fiona’s role as part of the NSCP is to ensure that hearings are conducted fairly and to apply the FA Disciplinary Regulations, procedures and Sanction Guidance. “I am privileged to have been appointed to this important role.  I am looking forward to playing a part in ensuring a safe, enjoyable environment for Players, Referees and Participants alike, whilst maintaining the need for a fair and transparent…

News 4 Aug, 2023

Fiona Horlick KC appointed to BHA’s independent Judicial Panel

Fiona Horlick KC appointed to BHA’s Judicial Panel

Outer Temple’s Fiona Horlick KC appointed to British HorseRacing Authority’s independent Judicial Panel for the 2023-2026 term. The Judicial Panel is established by the BHA as the pool of individuals from which the Disciplinary Panel, Appeal Board and Licensing Committee are drawn by the Judicial Panel Chair. Fiona Horlick KC was appointed to the Legal Chairs in the Panel amongst other members. She was brought up around horseracing as her grandfather was closely involved in horseracing both in Ireland and the UK as an amateur rider, manager and handicapper. Following a review of the Judicial Panel’s processes, a number of changes to the Panel’s framework and composition were agreed, to ensure it can continue to deliver in the best interests…

News 20 Jul, 2023

Event: Three Faces of Sanctions Litigation – 6th December 2022

Join Outer Temple Chambers and guests on the 6th December 2022 for a Sanctions & Export Controls breakfast seminar hosted at The Reform Club. You are invited to join our Business Crime and Regulatory Team and our esteemed guests for a discussion on navigating sanctions regimes, designations and export controls in civil, administrative and criminal proceedings. The event will be co-chaired by Outer Temple’s John McKendrick KC and Fiona Horlick KC. Speakers include Oliver Powell, Alex Haines, Sophie O’Sullivan, Jeremy Scott-Joynt, Joshua Hitchens, and Henry Reid. Guest speakers include; Tristan Grimmer, Partner at Baker Mckenzie; Elizabeth Robertson, Partner at Skadden; and Tom Cornell, Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. The conference will take place at The Reform Club in London…

Events 14 Nov, 2022

James Counsell KC and Fiona Horlick KC to speak at ARDL 2nd Annual Conference 2022

James Counsell KC and Fiona Horlick KC are due to be speaking at the ARDL 2nd Annual Conference 2022. This will be taking place on 30th September 2022 at the Museum of London. The Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL) is a leading membership body for those working in regulatory and disciplinary law. The association holds over a thousand members and they regularly hold seminars in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh. On 30th September they will be holding the ARDL 2nd Annual Conference 2022 at the Museum of London from 8:45am – 6:00pm. Outer Temple’s prestigious barristers James Counsell KC and Fiona Horlick KC will both be speaking at the conference along with Alexandra Felix KC from QEB Hollis Whiteman.…

Events 21 Sep, 2022

Fiona Horlick QC secures acquittal in manslaughter case against her anaesthetist client

Fiona Horlick QC represented one of one consultant anaesthetists accused of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a patient after an operation at Nobles Hospital on the Isle of Man. The case was dismissed. Fiona’s client, Dr Katherine Teare, had responded to an emergency alarm and assisted trying to revive a patient after he suffered a cardiac arrest in theatre. The prosecution case was that another anaesthetist, who had been the anaesthetist for the operation, had tried to wake the patient up after the operation, had removed the endotracheal tube and then had to reinsert it when the patient was struggling to breath and in doing so allegedly wrongly placed it in the oesophagus instead of the trachea depriving the patient…

News 10 May, 2022

Fiona Horlick QC secures acquittal in NHS bribery trial

Fiona Horlick QC has secured an acquittal of her pharmacist client in a bribery trial which concluded last week at Southampton Crown Court. Fiona’s client, a pharmacist, was accused together with two other pharmacists and a doctor, of bribery on behalf of pharmaceutical companies in order to secure the prescribing of medications on the NHS. All four defendants maintained their innocence.  The trial followed a 6 year investigation with the need to scrutinise hundreds of thousands of documents and communications dating back around 20 years. However, serious disclosure failures on behalf of the investigation team were uncovered in large part by Fiona’s team and the prosecution offered no further evidence after 6 weeks of trial. The trial was expected to last…

News 9 Mar, 2022

Fiona Horlick QC secures acquittal of 11 counts of sexual assault and 1 count of indecent assault

Consultant Physician defended by Fiona Horlick QC was acquitted of all charges following a 4 week trial at Cardiff Crown Court. Dr Krishna was charged with 11 counts of sexual assault and 1 count of indecent assault between 1996 and 2017 in relation to 7 separate women, 5 of whom were his patients and 2 other women who were his colleagues.  Having heard 4 weeks of evidence including expert evidence, Dr Krishna was unanimously acquitted by the jury. Dr Krishna who has serious health conditions was permitted to attend the trial remotely. Although, following a ruling by Mr Justice Edis, a trial of defendants in prison who attended the trial via video link from prison was allowed in June 2020…

News 7 Apr, 2021

Fiona Horlick QC and Jeremy Scott-Joynt write for the Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal

Fiona Horlick QC and Jeremy Scott-Joynt contributed to Issue 7 of the Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal with their article titled “What we tell ourselves: how stories can encourage bribery – and prevent it?” Fiona and Jeremy consider the Bribery Act and the proper test of what’s improper or not according to Sections 4 and 5 of the Bribery Act. The article analyses how the types of conduct under examination could breach a “relevant expectation” about how the duty in question should be performed; and the definition of “what a reasonable person in the UK would expect in relation to the performance of the type of function or activity concerned”. This issue also contains articles from the Centre for the…

External Publications 8 Feb, 2021

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