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Monckton tax specialist, Frank Mitchell, has been granted Patents of Precedence entitling him to admission to the Inner Bar in Ireland and the status Senior Counsel (SC). Frank is one of thirteen Irish barristers to be appointed, this month, by the Irish Government on the recommendation of an advisory committee currently consisting of the Chief […]

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Big Brother Watch and Others v. the United Kingdom The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has heard the case brought by the Bureau of Investigative Journalists (TBIJ) against the government’s use of mass surveillance. The case deals with, among other issues, the rights of journalists to protect their sources and […]

The post Conor McCarthy represents Bureau of Investigative Journalism in joined mass surveillance case against the UK government in The Grand Chamber of the ECHR appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Secretary of State for Health and others v Servier Laboratories [2019] EWCA Civ 1096. The Court dismissed Servier’s appeal against Roth J’s decision that findings of fact made by the General Court in its judgment in Servier v Commission Case T-691/14 handed down on 12 […]

The post Court of Appeal dismisses Servier’s appeal on binding findings appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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Marks & Spencer plc v HM Revenue and Customs [2019] UKUT 0182 (TCC), 27 June 2019 The Upper Tribunal has dismissed Marks & Spencer’s appeal against the decision of the First-tier Tribunal [2018] UKFTT 238 (TC). Marks & Spencer’s appeal concerns the correct VAT treatment of its “Dine In for Two for £10 with Free […]

The post Andrew Macnab, representing HMRC, successfully defends Marks & Spencer’s appeal over VAT on “Dine In for Two for £10 with Free Wine” promotion appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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Sandi Toksvig was the Master of Ceremonies at last night’s The Lawyer Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, presenting joint Head of Chambers, Philip Moser QC and Senior Clerk, David Hockney with the award for Monckton Chambers, winner of the new category, “Specialist Chambers of the Year”. Judges commended in particular Monckton’s high profile cases, […]

The post The Lawyer Awards 2019 – Monckton Chambers is first winner of Specialist Chambers of the Year appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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The FCA has appointed John Swift QC as one of two Independent Reviewers for the lessons learned reviews commissioned by the FCA’s Board. One review will cover the redress scheme for Interest Rate Hedging Products and the other will cover the regulation of firms involved with the Connaught Income Fund Series 1. John Swift QC […]

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In a judgment handed down today, the Court of Appeal has decided that the term “imprisonment” in the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2016 includes custodial sentences passed on minors and young offenders. The result is that, in principle, such sentences break the continuity of residence that is required in order for a person to enjoy the […]

The post Ben Lask and Harry Gillow win in the Court of Appeal: Secretary of State for the Home Department v Denis Viscu [2019] EWCA Civ 1052 appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Campaign Against Arms Trade v. Secretary of State for International Trade, in a ruling with major ramifications for the licensing of military equipment for use in conflict zones by the United Kingdom and other EU Member States. The case concerned the sale or transfer of […]

The post Monckton barristers succeed in landmark judgment on export licensing of arms for use in Yemen appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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WWL has once again collaborated with Global Competition Review to produce the 20th edition of WWL: Competition, featuring 1,068 lawyers from over 400 firms across 55 jurisdictions who stand out as the foremost legal practitioners in the competition space. Monckton Chambers is one of only two sets to appear in the table: “Most listings in WWL: Competition 2019”. The rest […]

The post Who’s Who Legal Competition 2019: Lawyers – Monckton in most listings table; Daniel Beard QC, Jon Turner QC and George Peretz QC recognised as “Global Elite” appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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The Constitutional Court of Ukraine has declared unconstitutional the clauses of the law on preventing corruption which had obliged representatives of public anti-corruption organisations to submit their asset declarations. This ruling took into account of an amicus curiae intervention prepared by Jeremy McBride with the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, in which it had been […]

The post Jeremy McBride and the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union – intervention taken into account as requirement for anti-corruption activists in Ukraine to declare assets held unconstitutional appeared first on Monckton Chambers.

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