EU Advocate General delivers landmark Opinion in Western Sahara Campaign UK v. Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

10 Jan 2018 | by Monckton Chambers

Advocate General Wathelet has delivered a landmark opinion in Case 266/16 on the validity of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the EU and Morocco. The case raises potentially far-reaching issues regarding the relationship between the EU and third counties and the extent to which such agreements must respect public international law and human rights obligations […]

Ben Lask appointed to CMA standing counsel panel

21 Dec 2017 | by Monckton Chambers

The CMA has today announced the appointment of Ben Lask to its standing counsel panel. Ben will join the current panel as its fourth member following an open competition and approval by the Attorney General. Rob Williams of Monckton Chambers is already a member of the panel. Members of the standing counsel panel assist the […]

Court of Appeal rules against Independent Police Complaints Commission in Schedule 7 terrorism “stop” case

18 Dec 2017 | by Monckton Chambers

The Court of Appeal has ruled against the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) in a case concerning disclosure of information to a complainant where there national security concerns arise. The claim was brought by Mr Miah who was ‘stopped’ by the Metropolitan Police at Heathrow Airport under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which allows […]

High Court Gives Judgment in Sainsbury’s Visa Claim

07 Dec 2017 | by Monckton Chambers

The High Court (Phillips J) has dismissed Sainsbury’s claim against Visa in the on-going Interchange Fee litigation. In a judgment which departed from important aspects of the reasoning adopted in earlier cases (in particular, the High Court’s Judgment in Asda Stores Ltd v MasterCard Inc and the CAT’s determination in Sainsbury’s v MasterCard), Phillips J […]

Air Cargo Claimants can appeal

06 Dec 2017 | by Claire Alderman

On 4 October 2017, Mrs Justice Rose dismissed claims by Emerald Supplies Limited and other claimants seeking damages alleged to have been caused in relation to alleged overcharges for flights between the EU and third countries prior to 1 May 2004, and alleged overcharges for flights between the EEA and third countries prior to 19 […]

Three accolades for Monckton in The Legal 500 UK 2018 awards

04 Dec 2017 | by Monckton Chambers

Monckton Chambers and its members were nominated for nine awards across three practice areas in The Legal 500 UK 2018 awards and the results just published, reveal that Monckton Chambers has picked up two individual awards and one set prize. Dominating the Tax category, Monckton takes the overall Chambers of the Year award and Melanie […]

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