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June 2016

Karim Khan KC appointed lead counsel to represent Saif-ul-Islam Gadaffi before the ICC

A press conference announcing the new appointment was held at the Hilton Hotel in The Hague on Monday 27th June 2016. Joining Karim, as counsel, will be Dato’ Shyamala Alagendra of the Bar of Malaysia as well as lawyers from…

Karim Khan KC appointed lead counsel to represent Saif-ul-Islam Gadaffi before the ICC

Temple Garden Chambers is sad to announce the death of Lord Mayhew of Twysden QC, one of its most distinguished former members

Patrick Mayhew was Called to the Bar in 1955 and took Silk in 1972. He served as Solicitor General, Attorney General and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. He was the longest-serving Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, holding the…


TGC Fraud Update v3 – June 2016

Stemming the tide of the fraud. Please see link below for the third edition of TGC Fraud Update, a publication we have set up with the stated aim of facilitating the sharing of information about decided claims involving issues of road…

News, Publications

Dingemans J approves a PPO in a brain injury case with a ‘stop-start’ provision for Court of Protection costs

Marcus Grant (instructed by Tom Ranson of Ashtons Legal) appeared for the Claimant. Alex Glassbrook (instructed by Gurbir Thethy of DWF LLP) appeared for the Defendant. The claim involved a middle aged man who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury in a running…


African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights rules that Saif Gaddafi’s trial is unfair

Rodney Dixon KC with Aidan Ellis have been acting for Dr Mishana Hosseinioun who petitioned the African Commission and Court on behalf of Mr. Gaddafi. The Court, sitting in Arusha, Tanzania, found that Libya had not respected any of the constituent…


Finding of fundamental dishonesty following filing of a notice of discontinuance in a case arising from a ‘slam-on’ induced collision forming part of a fraud ring in Leeds

James Henry (instructed by Matthew Warne of Horwich Farrelly and Hastings Direct) represented the Defendant at the successful application for a finding of fundamental dishonesty following filing of a notice of discontinuance in a case arising from a ‘slam-on’ induced…


Flaux J awards £75,000 by way of exemplary damages to Direct Line Insurance

Marcus Grant (instructed by Gemma Wilkinson of Keoghs LLP)  appeared for Direct Line Insurance in a tort of deceit action against 29 Defendants, all of whom had intimated or facilitated claims arising from nine separate fictitious accidents in an attempt to…


Georgia v Russia before the European Court of Human Rights

Rodney Dixon KC being led by Ben Emmerson KC is appearing on behalf of the Government of Georgia in hearings before the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR in Strasbourg in the case being brought against the Russian Federation. The case…


Cheryl James Inquest

Nicholas Moss KC and Emma Price (assisted by Matthew Waszak) acted for the Ministry of Defence and two individual soldiers in the fresh inquest into the death of Cheryl James, who died at Deepcut Barracks on 27 November 1995. The…


New Head of Chambers for Temple Garden Chambers

Temple Garden Chambers is delighted to announce that Keith Morton KC has become Head of Chambers with effect from 1 June 2016. Temple Garden Chambers very much looks forward to continued growth and success under his leadership. The members of…





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