News

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

  • SFO settles £300 million Tchenguiz damages claim for £4.5 million

    The Serious Fraud Office has settled the £300 million damages claims brought against it by Robert and Vincent Tchenguiz, along with their companies and trusts, for a total of £4.5 million plus costs.

    01 Aug 14

  • Arbitration of Employment Disputes Webinar

    Paul Goulding QC of Blackstone Chambers and Peter Frost of Herbert Smith Freehills ran this webinar on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

    24 Jun 14

  • Bristol Rovers FC

    Nick De Marco is acting for Bristol Rovers Football Club in relation to a complaint before the FA that Wycombe Wanderers FC broke Third Party Ownership rules.

    29 May 14

  • Re Scudamore

    Nick De Marco is advising a member of the FA's Inclusion Advisory Board about the FA's decision not to take disciplinary action against the Premier League's chief executive, Richard Scudamore over the "sexist emails" row.

    20 May 14

  • Tom Hickman to speak in New Zealand on Bill of Rights Reform

    Tom Hickman will be speaking on bill of rights reform at an event on Tuesday 3 June 2014 to be held at the Old Legislative Council Chamber, Parliament Buildings, Wellington.

    19 May 14

  • The Human Rights Committee's Draft Comment 35 on Detention and Security of Persons: A long, long time coming yet still falls short.

    The Human Rights Committee has concluded its first reading of the draft General Comment on Article 9, ICCPR (liberty and security of the person).

    01 Apr 14

  • New Role in the Jersey Courts for Michael Beloff QC

    Michael Beloff QC retires as senior ordinary Judge of the courts of appeal of Jersey and Guernsey on 18th April 2014.

    27 Mar 14

  • Alan Maclean QC joins Blackstone Chambers

    Blackstone Chambers is delighted to announce that Alan Maclean QC has joined Chambers as of Monday 3 March 2014. 

    03 Mar 14

  • Attorney General's 2014 Panel Promotions

    The Attorney General has announced the new panels of approved counsel, promoting one member of Blackstone Chambers to the ‘A’ panel and appointing five others to the 'B' and 'C' panels for the first time. In addition, two members of Chambers are appointed to the 'A' panel of the new Public International Law panels.

    27 Feb 14

  • Three New Silks

    Blackstone Chambers is delighted to announce that Tom Weisselberg, Jane Mulcahy and Kate Gallafent have been appointed Queen's Counsel in the new silk appointments announced on 19th February 2014.  All three barristers, who will formally be appointed as silks on 14th April 2014, are highly ranked in their key practice areas in Chambers UK 2014 and Legal 500 2013. 

    19 Feb 14

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