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Civil Court Practice (The Green Book) 2015 published 31st March

David di Mambro remains the Senior Contributing Editor to the Civil Court Practice (The Green Book), the latest edition of the Green Book which is published on the 31st March 2015.  Other members of Radcliffe Chambers are editors of specialist text in volume 2 of the work


Revised CPR Part 36 to come into force from 6th April 2015

David di Mambro was a Member of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) 2003-2009, co-opted from 2009-2013 and Chairman of Part 36 Sub Committee 2011-2013. Upon standing down as co-opted member of CPRC, David remained a member of the Sub Committee.


Running a Charity, fourth edition now released

We are glad to announce that Mark Mullen is the author of the fourth edition of “Running a Charity” published by Jordan Publishing.


Government extends insolvency conditional fee exception indefinitely

The Minister of State for Civil Justice and Legal Policy has confirmed that the reforms to the operation of conditional fee agreements, which were scheduled to come into effect on 1st April 2015, have been suspended indefinitely.


The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill publishes its report to the draft bill.

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill has today published its report in which it backs proposals to give the Charity Commission more powers to ensure effective regulation of the charity sector.


Francesca Quint as the external legal expert for ITV’s Exposure Documentary on Charities

We are pleased to announce that Francesca Quint, who is widely known as a specialist in charity law, contributed to the ITV Exposure programme Charities Behaving Badly.


Priority in Sale and Leaseback: Article by Mark West

In this article Mark West considers the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Scott v. Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd [2014] UKSC 52 which concerned the question of priorities in the unregulated sale and leaseback market.


Judgment in Fielden v Christie-Miller

Mark West (together with Giles Goodfellow QC of Pump Court Tax Chambers) (instructed by Wilsons LLP) represented the 1st defendant/Part 20 claimant in Fielden v. Christie-Miller [2015] EWHC 87 (Ch) in which Sir William Blackburne has now given judgment.


Mark Fell is appointed to the Board of Trustees of the charity SHP

Mark Fell has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the charity, SHP, which supports homeless and vulnerable people in London.


Changes to Practice Direction for Directors Disqualification Proceedings.

An updated practice direction for directors disqualification proceedings came into force on the 9th December 2014.  Catherine Doran was a member of the Drafting Committee who were tasked with amending the practice direction to reflect the changes in law and procedure since 1999.

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