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March 2020

The Coronavirus Act 2020: What Extradition Practitioners Need to Know

The Coronavirus Act 2020 received royal assent on 25 March 2020. It contains provisions amending the Extradition Act 2003 which came into force on the same day. The Act makes substantial changes to the use of live links at extradition…

The Coronavirus Act 2020: What Extradition Practitioners Need to Know

How can retailers mitigate air quality risks?

How can retailers mitigate air quality risks? Keith Morton QC and Fiona Canby’s feature article can be found at the link below.


Covid-19 Update

TGC is currently open with reduced staff and supported by those working remotely. Members of Chambers are advising by telephone, email and video calls where possible and, where necessary, in person. Due to the vast majority of people working remotely…


£4.83m settlement for a 32-year-old charity worker who sustained severe leg injuries in a train accident

Marcus Grant represented the Claimant who was left with enduring symptoms. A 32-year-old charity worker recovered £4.83m in a negotiated settlement in respect of devastating leg injuries sustained in a train accident. She was dragged along a train platform by a…


Corvid-19 Announcement

We are writing to update you on our policies and procedures in relation to Coronavirus. Temple Garden Chambers takes the health and safety of our clients, members and staff as paramount and is our overriding concern at this time. In…


Anthony Johnson has article published in the March 2020 edition of the Personal Injury Law Journal: Committal where the die has already been cast

The article explores the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Zurich v. Romaine [2019], and its impact upon insurers contemplating whether to pursue a dishonest litigant for Contempt of Court.


Ellen Robertson has article published in PI Focus

The March 2020 Edition of PI Focus includes an article by Ellen Robertson entitled “Forcing the Issue”, examining the routes pursued by defendants in seeking enforceable costs orders. The article considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in Brown v…


Judicial ruling on recording of expert appointments in injury claims

Marcus Grant, instructed by Dickinson Solicitors, represented a Claimant in a High Court hearing that addressed the issue in the round. Martin Spencer J acknowledged that there was a need to record expert appointments in some higher value cases to…


Benjamin Seifert secures permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in landmark extradition case on prison conditions

On 12 March 2020 Lord Hodge, Lord Sales and Lord Hamblen granted permission to appeal in a case which is the first extradition appeal concerning prison conditions to be heard by the Supreme Court. It will deal with the viability…


TGC Welcomes Kathryn Howarth to Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Kathryn Howarth has accepted an invitation to join Temple Garden Chambers. Kathryn specialises in public international law, extradition and public law. She is a member of the Attorney General’s C Panel.





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