‘The curious case of Wigan Athletic & the English Football League’s owners & directors test’

Ed Gross’ above-titled article, regarding recent events at Wigan Athletic Football Club, has been published by the leading sports law website, LawInSport.  Ed co-authored the article with Wayne Barnes, exploring the issues that have arisen from the administration of Wigan Athletic.  There have been cries for a full investigation into what happened at the Club […]

Vanarama National League Playoffs under way after Craig Harris advice on COVID Regs

Craig Harris, instructed by Mel Stein of Clintons Solicitors, advised the Vanarama National League on the viability of staging its 2019/20 Playoff competition under the Coronavirus Regulations. The Playoffs culminate this weekend, 2nd August, with the National League finalists vying for promotion to the EFL at Wembley Stadium.  Good luck to all involved! See Craig’s […]

Nick Hearn appearing for Indian Government in Nirav Modi Extradition Hearing

The high-profile Extradition Hearing in the case of Government of India v Nirav Modi began on Monday (11th May) at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.  Nick Hearn is appearing on behalf of the Government of India, led by Helen Malcolm QC.  Mr Modi is represented by Clare Montgomery QC and Ben Watson. The matter is listed for […]

Can transmitting COVID-19 be a crime?

In this thought-provoking article, our pupil Adam Squibbs offers guidance on when the transmission of COVID-19 might amount to an offence of causing grievous, or actual bodily harm and identifies the potential obstacles to successful prosecutions.  Please contact our Chambers clerks if you require any advice on the legal implications of the spread of coronavirus. […]

Furnival Chambers’ approach to working through the Coronavirus

Because of the potential effect of this virus, Chambers has decided that it is necessary for all members of Furnival and clerks to work, so far as possible, individually and away from Chambers itself. This will happen with immediate effect and will last initially until the 17th April when the situation will be reviewed. The […]

Silks Day

A huge congratulations to Frida Hussain who takes silk today!

A resounding win on appeal today by Charlotte Bellamy

A resounding win on appeal today by Charlotte Bellamy at Maidstone Crown Court against two convictions for failing to provide driver details under s172 Road Traffic Act. Both convictions quashed and disqualification lifted. Instructed by Clarke Kiernan Solicitors. You can see Charlotte’s full profile here.

Ben Gordon secures acquittal for Polish woman accused of abducting British child

Ben Gordon secures acquittal for Polish woman accused of abducting British child and taking her to Poland. Instructed by Laura O’Brien of Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors. You can see Ben’s full profile here.

Nicholas Hearn successful in High Court for Government of India in Nirav Modi case

This morning (05/03/20) Nirav Modi appeared before Mr Justice Dove in his fifth application for bail in relation to extradition proceedings arising from the $1bn Punjabi National Bank fraud case. This was Mr Modi’s second High Court bail application, his first having been refused by Mrs Justice Simler (as she then was) in June 2019 […]

Craig Harris sports law interview at Wembley Stadium

Craig Harris was interviewed recently at Wembley Stadium on updates in sports law.  He also appeared as a guest speaker on the topic at UCFB Wembley.  You can see Craig’s full profile here. @CLH_CraigHarris #sportslaw