Author Archives: gexall

Sam Karim QC instructed in tragic case involving COVID-19 and removal of life sustaining treatment

In a tragic case this week Sam Karim QC was instructed by Enoch Evans LLP in respect of family members in an urgent application before the Vice President of the Court of Protection for the removal of life sustaining treatment from a patient in her 30s who was suffering COVID-19 and in an induced coma. […]

Sarah Clover Closes Coronavirus Breach Gym with Preston City Council

Kings Chambers’ website carries details of  Sarah Clover’s  support of  Preston City Council in closing down a gym which opened persistently in contravention of Coronavirus Regulations and the lockdown restrictions.   Steven Todd of Reps Gym in Preston ignored advice from the authorities, and then 11 warnings, prohibition notices and fixed penalty notices from the […]

COVID LEGAL UPDATE JANUARY 2021

Here we have a round up of recent articles and posts about Covid, law and lawyers. CORONAVIRUS LAW Gov.uk – Coronavirus Act report: November 2020 Litigation Futures – Master orders deletion of screen shot from remote hearing The Guardian – English Covid rules have changed 64 times since March, says barrister BBC – Covid: What are the UK’s lockdown […]

USEFUL GUIDES TO LIVING WITH COVID: TIERS WITHOUT TEARS…

Given the complexity and misunderstandings that can exist in relation to the current COVID restrictions we have found a series of useful guides in relation to specific subjects.  Here we look at guidance available in relation to which tier you are in; what can, and can’t be done in each tier; guidance for travel and […]

LIVING IN TIER 3: USEFUL LINKS AND GUIDANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

Here are a series of guides and useful links for individuals and families living in Tier 3 area. GUIDANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS Age UK – Tier 3 – Very High Alert: what it means for you The Telegraph – Tier 3 lockdown rules: what are the new restrictions for ‘very high’ alert areas? Which? – Travel and holiday rules […]

WORKING IN TIER 3: USEFUL LINKS FOR BUSINESS

There are some useful guides in relation to businesses operating in Tier 3. GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES  Gov.uk – Plan for Jobs: Chancellor increases financial support for businesses and workers DWF – Job Support Scheme – Further extension for businesses which remain open Business Live – What help is there for Tier 3 businesses forced to close? Natwest – How […]

GUIDES TO CURRENT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO COVID 19: LIVERPOOL AND THE REST OF ENGLAND

The current regulations governing conduct of individuals and businesses are extremely complex.  We have collected guidance that sets these out in simple terms.    LIVERPOOL Liverpool City Council – Local restrictions in Liverpool Department of Health and Social Care – Local COVID alert level: very high (Liverpool City Region) Department of Health and Social Care – Local COVID […]

Kings Chambers & Simpson Millar instructed to challenge the Government’s 10pm hospitality Curfew

Leading barristers at Kings Chambers, including Sam Karim QC, Sarah Clover and Leo Charalambides, along with Dan Rosenberg of Simpson Millar Solicitors have been instructed by Jeremy Joseph of G-A-Y, the iconic club at Heaven in Charing Cross, to challenge the latest round of coronavirus restrictions affecting particularly those in the hospitality and entertainment industry. The pre-action protocol for judicial review has […]

BROKEN PROMISES: PROPRIETARY ESTOPPEL IN THE MODERN WORLD: ONLINE EVENT 15TH OCTOBER 2020

Several members of chambers are taking part in an online discussion on proprietary estoppel on the 15th October 2020.  Nigel Clayton’s profile is available here.  Eleanor Temple’s profile is available here.  Leeds Business andProperty Courts Forum5.30pm 15 October 2020Broken promises:proprietary estoppel in themodern worldOnline meeting Leeds Business and Property Courts Forum 5.30pm on 15 October […]

THE LATEST COVID REGULATIONS: PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

The Regulations governing activity as a result of COVID have been introduced rapidly.   In an attempt to help people and businesses keep up to date here are a series of links to practical guidance on the Regulations.     GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE The government has issued specific guidance for each of the areas with local restrictions: […]