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Guildford Chambers – new office and conference facilities in Reading

For over 40 years, members of Guildford Barristers Chambers have appeared in cases across the Thames Valley representing individuals, corporate clients and local authorities. Increasingly we are instructed by solicitors based in Reading, Wokingham, Maidenhead, Bracknell and Slough who have … Read More

Property News


By Paul Moulder Kingsgate Development Projects Ltd v P & J Jordan [2017] EWHC 343 In Kingsgate Development Projects Limited v P & J Jordan [2017] EWHC 343 (TCC) (Judgment 2 March 2017) the interesting issue whether the erection of … Read More

Commercial & Employment News

Don’t Get Uberexcited

By Matthew Pascall, Barrister, Guildford Chambers The Uber decision has not made new law and is highly fact sensitive; Businesses need to be sure they understand the consequences of the arrangements they have with casual staff; Individuals working in the … Read More

PI & Professional Negligence News


Introducing The Costs Journal, a free publication drafted by Christopher McCauley, who is a specialist Costs Counsel at Guildford Chambers, and David Hill a Senior Costs draftsman at Crown Costs. The aim of The Costs Journal is to encourage debate … Read More

Public Sector News

Should I Go Or Should I Stay (Blow ) ???

What should a motorist do when stopped by the Police and asked for a road-side breath test? There are a number of options open to the motorist but not all of them are the correct way to conduct the proceedings. … Read More

Professional Disciplinary Hearings News

New Discretion to Allow Out of Time Appeals to be Lodged in the High Court from Decisions of the NMC, the GMC and Other Regulatory Bodies

Paragraph 3.5 of the Practice Direction supplementing Part 52 (Appeals) of the Civil Procedure Rules provides that “Where any statute prescribes a period within which an appeal must be filed then, unless the statute otherwise provides, the appeal court may … Read More