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  • Commercial - 16, March
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    McBride and Clayton: Nil excesses and 7 day versus 28 day rates in Credit Hire cases

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    Posted by Lauren Seager

    On 15th March 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the conjoined appeals of McBride v UK and Clayton v EUI, both of which raised issues as to the effect nil excesses provided by credit hire companies. Key Points Stevens v Equity is good law The absence of a nil excess available in … Continue reading McBride and Clayton: Nil excesses and 7 day versus 28 day rates in Credit Hire cases

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  • Crime - 13, March
    Criminal Dept CPD May 17

    Criminal Department Spring CPD Seminars

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    The Criminal Department will be hosting Spring seminars this May in both Bristol and Cardiff. 11th May 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Broad Quay, Bristol, BS1 4BY 17th May 2017 at the Clayton Hotel, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1GD Registration and refreshments from 5pm, with the following talks starting at 5.30pm for two … Continue reading Criminal Department Spring CPD Seminars

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  • Chambers - 1, March

    New vacancy – Seeking level 3 or 4 CPS RASSO advocates

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Queen Square Chambers is a busy common law set based in the heart of Bristol, a city recently voted the best place to live in the UK. Having been established in Bristol for over 40 years, we pride ourselves on high standards of professionalism and service.  Coupled with approachability, there is a strong collaborative ethos … Continue reading New vacancy – Seeking level 3 or 4 CPS RASSO advocates

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  • Queen Square Chambers covers areas such as health and safety and food hygiene, and has niche expertise in maritime-related regulatory breaches. The set handles instructions from insurance companies, government agencies and local authorities, among other instructing parties.

  • Queen Square Chambers has a strong following nationally among solicitors’ firms and insurance companies, and is regularly instructed in industrial disease, workplace accident, occupiers’ liability and road traffic cases. Clinical negligence is another area of strength.

  • Care cases are a notable strong suit, including matters involving non-accidental injuries, factitious illnesses, incest and sexual abuse.

  • Queen Square Chambers’ ‘strong employment team’ has ‘skilled, accessible and likeable barristers’ who appear at tribunals across the country, and attract instructions nationally.

  • Queen Square Chambers has ‘good depth’ in crime, with ‘some very able younger barristers coming through the ranks’. The group handles a balanced mix of prosecution and defence work across a wide range of crimes, including murder, fraud and serious sexual offences.

  • Queen Square Chambers’ members have expertise across a broad range of Chancery, insolvency and commercial law matters.