News

22/04/13 Academy of European Law Workshop in Florence
On 23rd April, David Williams QC is giving a presentation at the Academy of European Law Workshop in Florence. David will be talking about Preliminary References to the Court of Justice of the European Union to an audience of Italian, Austrian, Bulgarian, Croatian and Slovenian judges
19/04/13 4PB Marathon Runners
Good Luck to Kenny Martin, Jamie Byrne and Sharon Reeves who are all running in the London Marathon this Sunday on behalf of various childrens charities
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18/04/13 BSB Professional Conduct Committee Newsletter
David Williams QC and Paul Hennessy hosted a visit to 4PB  by a lay member of the PCC to give her some insight into the day to day working lives of barristers and clerks. Read her observations here
17/04/13 Temple Womens Forum
Jo Delahunty QC was on the panel at the Temple Women's Forum.
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02/04/13 Pupillage Applications
We are now accepting pupillage applications for 2014.  For further information and to download an application form click here.  Closing date for applications is 11am on 30th April.
27/03/13 David Williams
Congratulations to David Williams who takes his Queens Counsel Appointment today
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27/02/13 Queens Counsel Announcement
We are delighted to announce that David Williams has been approved as Queens Counsel. The silk ceremony will be held on Wednesday 27th March.
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25/02/13 Alex Verdan QC in the Supreme Court
Alex Verdan QC is appearing in the Supreme Court today in the case of Re B.  The issues are whether a child of two years of age should be permanently removed from her parents and placed for adoption. In that regard, whether the child was likely to suffer significant harm within the meaning of s.31(2)(a) of the Children Act 1989, and whether her permanent removal was a proportionate response to any such risk that she did face. 
19/02/13 Rachel Chisholm
Rachel Chisholm will be co-presenting a paper on intractable private law disputes at the 6th World Congress on Family Law and Children's Rights in Sydney, Australia, in March. Rachel has been given a grant by the FLBA to attend the Congress.
11/02/13 Andrew Powell
Congratulations to Andrew Powell who has been awarded a 2013 Pegasus Scholarship. Andrew will be spending 3 months with a leading law firm in California specialising in surrogacy and reproductive law.