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This page contains an index listing of news items published by Blackstone Chambers. 

  • Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis

    Adam Lewis QC has been appointed as chair of the Tennis Integrity Review Panel, the terms of reference for which have now been published.

    12 Feb 16

  • New appointments to Attorney General's C Panel

    Blackstone Chambers is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Emily Neill and Jason Pobjoy to the Attorney General’s “C” Panel.

    01 Feb 16

  • Appointment to Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford

    Jason Pobjoy has been appointed as a Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford.

    26 Jan 16

  • Four New Silks

    It is with great pleasure that Blackstone Chambers announces that Gemma White, Brian Kennelly, Shaheed Fatima and Adrian Briggs have been appointed Queens' Counsel in the Ministry of Justice's new silks appointments announced on 11 January 2016.

    12 Jan 16

  • Lava Jato international and comparative law opinion

    Tim Otty QC, Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC and Naina Patel have been retained by a corporate entity involved in the Lava Jato – Car Wash – corruption investigation to provide an independent opinion on international and comparative law standards governing habeas corpus rights, the presumption of innocence and preventative detention.

    04 Dec 15

  • FCA/PRA: HBOS Report Published

    The report into the collapse of HBOS has been published (19 November 2015). Its purpose is to analyse the causes of the firm’s failure, and to draw out lessons for the future, for both the industry and the regulatory system as a whole.

    19 Nov 15

  • Brian Kennelly Wins Award

    Brian Kennelly was named Competition Junior of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards held on 27 October 2015.  

    28 Oct 15

  • Award for Harish Salve SA

    Harish Salve SA has been awarded Barrister of the Year at the inaugural Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.

    25 Sep 15

  • Employee Competition Bulletin Launched

    There has been a wealth of case law in the area of employee competition in recent years and that trend seems likely to continue. 

    31 Jul 15

  • Two Leading Commercial Barristers Join Blackstone Chambers

    Adam Baradon and Peter Head have joined the set following a lateral recruitment campaign for commercial juniors. They are two outstanding juniors who will help the set meet demand following an increase in volume and quality of commercial litigation work and elevation to silk of a number of specialist senior juniors. 

    17 Jul 15

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