Professor Panos Koutrakos gives the 2019 ICLQ lecture on Judicial Review in Common Foreign and Security Policy

14 May 2019 | by Professor Panos Koutrakos

Professor Panos Koutrakos gave the prestigious annual ICLQ (International and Comparative Law Quarterly) Lecture on 13 May 2019 at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London. The topic of his lecture was ‘Judicial Review in the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy’. The lecture was based on the article he published in […]

The Lawyer Awards 2019 – Philip Moser QC shortlisted for Barrister of the Year and Monckton for Specialist Chambers of the Year

07 May 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

Monckton is on the shortlist in two categories for this year’s The Lawyer Awards. Philip Moser QC has been nominated as “Barrister of the Year” and Monckton Chambers is in the running for the new category “Specialist Chambers of the Year”. Celebrating its 25th year, The Lawyer Awards commend excellence in the profession across private practice, the […]

Melanie Hall QC recognised as one of Accountancy Age’s “Women in Finance”

03 May 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

Accountancy Age celebrates excellence in accountancy with the publication of rankings, which pinpoint professional development and exceptional achievement in practice and industry across the UK. One such ranking is “Women in Finance” which was launched in 2018 to turn the spotlight on influential women across various sectors, including government, business, finance and accountancy, who are […]

Heathrow third runway scheme survives competition law challenge

01 May 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

The High Court has today handed down judgment in R (Heathrow Hub Ltd) v Secretary of State for Transport [2019] EWHC 1069 (Admin). Heathrow Hub Ltd had challenged the Government’s decision to adopt a National Policy Statement favouring the expansion of Heathrow by way of a new runway to the north-west of the existing ones, […]

High Court rules on binding findings in Servier

17 Apr 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

The High Court has today handed down judgment in Secretary of State for Health and others v Servier Laboratories Limited [2019] EWHC 1004 (Ch). The High Court rejected Servier’s arguments that findings of fact made by the General Court in its judgment in Servier v Commission Case T-691/14 handed down on 12 December 2018 would […]

Paul Harris QC leads for claimants in Merricks v Mastercard: Collective proceedings in competition law revitalised by Court of Appeal

17 Apr 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

On 16 April 2019, the Court of Appeal allowed Mr Merrick’s appeal from the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s (“CAT”) refusal to grant a collective proceedings order (“CPO”). The CAT’s order is, accordingly, set aside and the application for certification is remitted to the CAT for a re-hearing. Paul Harris QC leads on behalf of the claimants […]

Wiltshire Council withdraws proposals for special school closure

28 Mar 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

Wiltshire Council has withdrawn its proposals which may have led to the closure of two special schools, after permission to apply for judicial review was granted by the High Court in relation to the proposals. The Claimants, being groups supporting the two schools, were represented by Ian Wise QC (at the permission hearing) and Steve […]

Just published – Data Profiling and Insurance Law by Brendan McGurk

22 Mar 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

The book looks at how big data and predictive analytics are being used by insurers to profile risk and monitor insured behaviours in real time. Big data is causing fundamental changes in the way insurance is provided and those changes in turn give rise to a range of important legal questions, in the realms of […]


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