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Personal Protective Equipment – The Last Frontier?

Cyril Adjei, Nicola Newbegin and Victoria Webb examine the legal implications of the current concerns regarding the provision of PPE to frontline healthcare workers, including: The relevant provisions of the Health & Safety at... Read More

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Smo v Hywel Dda University Health Board Judgment

Mr Smo was a consultant colorectal surgeon who has been employed by the defendant since 4 January 2016. Since 2 June 2016, he has been subject to disciplinary proceedings pursuant to... Read More

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GMC v Dr X

Administrative Court upholds judicial review challenge that proposed publication of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal’s determination would breach the doctor’s Article 2 rights and be Wednesbury unreasonable. GMC’s sanction appeal rejected.... Read More

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Judgment handed down in cases of Bawa-Garba and Chandra

Dr Bawa-Garba successful on appeal and restored to the medical register. Nadia Motraghi acted for the first intervener, the British Medical Association. The case has huge implications on the medical... Read More

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Katharine Newton named on The Lawyer Hot 100 2018

Congratulations to Katharine Newton who is listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2018, one of only nine barristers to be recognised in this prestigious list. For further information, please click... Read More

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Equivalence and Equal Value in CESR Applications at the GMC

Eleena Misra recently succeeded in persuading a Registration Appeals Panel (‘RAP’) of the General Medical Council that another of her clients, seeking to be admitted to the Specialist Register, in... Read More

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Eleena Misra joins the Old Square Chambers team

We are delighted to announce that Eleena Misra, former Head of Professional Discipline and Regulation at Littleton Chambers, has joined Old Square Chambers. Eleena is a senior junior ranked by the... Read More

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Rebecca Tuck appointed as NMC Legal Assessor

Under Article 34 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001, the NMC is able to appoint legal assessors for the purpose of providing legal advice to its practice committees. Rebecca... Read More

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Old Square Chambers Brexit event success

On 5th May 2016, Old Square Chambers held an event on the topic of Brexit in conjunction with the University of Bristol, and the impact it could potentially have on... Read More

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Imperial College ordered to reinstate Professor Hakim

An Employment Judge ruled last week that Professor Hakim, represented by Mary O’Rourke QC, should be reinstated to his job at the Hammersmith Hospital in April. In December 2015, an... Read More

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Nominations for 2015 UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in four categories at the 2015 Chambers Bar Awards. Michael Ford QC - Employment Silk of the Year Malcolm Galloway - Health... Read More

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Legal 500 ranking released

Legal 500 was published in October 2014 and we are delighted to see our reputation enhanced by the 10 new entries this year, 18 members moving up a ranking and 0 regressions. Old... Read More

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Dr Chhabra v West London Mental Health NHS Trust


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John Hendy QC ranked in Chambers 100: UK Bar

John Hendy QC has been recognised in The Chambers 100: UK Bar which ranks the top 100 juniors and top 100 silks practising at the Bar of England and Wales. A full... Read More

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OSC members endorsed by Legal 500

We are again delighted to report a record number of entries for Old Square Chambers' barristers in the latest edition of the Legal 500 directory, which recognises excellence across the UK legal... Read More

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A v. HTX

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