Meet the Committee! Chloe Philips

Chloe qualified as a solicitor in 1996. After specialising in professional negligence litigation for 20 years, working at Pinsents, RPC and BLM she accepted the opportunity to take on a new role as Risk Management partner for Harrison Clark Rickerbys. She was...

Legal Advisers take over judicial functions on pilot

County court pilot to transfer some judicial powers lauded Giving judicial powers to legal advisers in the county court has so far had a negligible effect on appeals against decisions, it has emerged. The Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) heard last week that 0.5%...

Judging the judge

DECISION OVERTURNED BECAUSE OF UNFAIR JUDICIAL TREATMENT: “TAKING UP THE CUDGELS OF CROSS-EXAMINATION” Worth a...

Court closures

Manchester struggling to cope, say DJs, in brutal verdict on courts reform Courts forced to pick up the slack from the closure of others are struggling to cope with the extra burden, district judges have reported. The Association of Her Majesty’s District Judges,...

Meet the Committee

Each week we will be focusing upon a committee member. This week it is Steven Gasztowicz QC. Steven Gasztowicz QC was called to the Bar in 1981 and took silk in 2009. He is a member of Cornerstone Barristers in London, practising mainly in land and property law,...