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Imogen Egan

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

James Counsell QC and Imogen Egan have completed the ’25 for 25: Pro Bono Challenge’

The charity ‘Advocate’ has congratulated James Counsell QC and Imogen Egan for having recently completed their ’25 for 25: Pro Bono Challenge’. In order to complete this challenge, they both had to conduct 25 hours of pro bono work between June 2021 – June 2022, although James Counsell QC completed an impressive 40 hours. Advocate is a charity that connects volunteer barristers with those who require free legal assistance. This ensures that those who cannot afford legal assistance can still receive justice. Advocate recently ran a challenge called the ’25 for 25: Pro Bono Challenge’. This challenge requires barristers to complete a total of 25 hours of pro bono work between June 2021 – June 2022. We are pleased that…

News 25 May, 2022

Lipton v BA City Flyer Ltd: “extraordinary circumstances” and a guide to applying retained EU law

Imogen Egan looks back at the recent Court of Appeal decision in Lipton & Anor v BA City Flyer Ltd, considering the interrelation of “extraordinary circumstances” and Regulation (EC) 261/2004. She also considers the approach to be adopted following Brexit. In this case, the Claimants were booked on a flight, operated by the Defendant airline, due to depart Milan to London City Airport at 17:05 (local time). However, the captain reported feeling unwell at 16:05 (local time), when he was off duty and not at his place of work. He was determined unfit to fly. Under Regulation (EC) 261/2004 (“the Regulation”), the Claimants sought compensation for a flight which was cancelled because the captain became ill, whilst off duty. The Defendants…

Legal Blogs 2 Jul, 2021

Griffiths v TUI – A controversy over expert evidence at the Cross Border Law Conference

Ian Denham and Carin Hunt talked about the recent influential High Court judgment in Griffiths v TUI at Outer Temple’s Cross Border Law Conference. They analysed the judgment and considered the effects it may have on illness claims and beyond. Watch the video. Outer Temple’s Annual Cross Border Law Conference was held via Zoom this year and an in-depth analysis of Griffiths v TUI [2020] EWHC 2268 (QB) was on the agenda. The event was attended by lawyers around the world including fellow Outer Temple member Imogen Egan who summarizes the talk below before the opportunity to watch the full recording of the talk. The story of Griffiths v TUI Carin dealt with the facts, procedural history, and outcome in…

Webinars & Recordings 17 Dec, 2020

IICSA publishes report on children in care of Nottinghamshire Councils

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published its report into the institutional responses to the sexual abuse of children in the care of Nottinghamshire County and Nottingham City Councils. The report can be found here. The Inquiry found that “The sexual abuse of children in the care of the Nottinghamshire Councils was widespread in both residential and foster care in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s”. Counsel to the Nottingham investigation were all from Outer Temple Chambers: Patrick Sadd, Paul Livingston, Imogen Egan and Olinga Tahzib. The Inquiry received accounts of sexual abuse from around 350 people formerly in the care of the Councils, but noted that the true number of accounts was likely to be higher. The…

News 31 Jul, 2019

Child Sex Abuse Inquiry Case Study on Child Migration closes

Closing statements were delivered in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s case study into the Child Migration Programmes yesterday, in which Paul Livingston is Junior Counsel to the Inquiry. The Child Migration Programmes, which continued until the 1970s, involved children being migrated from care or voluntary institutions in England & Wales, and being placed in institutions abroad, mostly in Australia and Canada. The Case Study was set up to investigate the extent of institutional failings of Government departments, public authorities, and voluntary institutions, relating to the sexual abuse suffered by some child migrants. The case study is part of the Inquiry’s investigation into ‘Children Outside the UK’ and heard from a large number of former child migrants, former Prime Minister…

News 27 Jul, 2017

Imogen Egan – from OTC/FRU pupil to Outer Temple Chambers barrister

In 2015, Imogen Egan became the second pupil to benefit under a ground-breaking joint venture between Outer Temple Chambers and the Free Representation Unit (“FRU”), an extended (eighteen-month) pupillage scheme. Outer Temple Chambers is now delighted to announce that Imogen has not only just completed her qualifying period of pupillage but has been offered a tenancy in Chambers. The scheme was set up in 2013 to provide a pupillage to someone who had not been able to obtain a pupillage through the more conventional routes.  The pupil is selected without reference to any of the normal detail provided in more conventional applications, such as educational background and academic/work qualifications.  Candidates are asked to confirm merely that they have passed the…

News 8 May, 2017

Jennifer Seaman, Imogen Egan & Helen Brew Gerlach in Charity Music Gala

Lesley Garrett CBE will be headlining at the upcoming Charity Music Gala, on Wednesday 8th June at the Central Hall Westminster, starting at 7:30pm. Together with the National Symphony Orchestra, Lesley will be performing with 200 singers from the most prestigious legal firms and chambers in London. Performers at this fantastic event include our very own Jennifer Seaman, Imogen Egan and Helen Brew Gerlach with David Smith co-hosting the event to raise valuable funds for The London Legal Support Trust, Sparks – children’s medical research and Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA). Tickets are available online at the Central Hall Westminster or at the Legal Harmony website. Tickets are priced at £15, £20, £25 and £35. We look forward to seeing you…

News 25 May, 2016

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