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Decision of the Supreme Court in Quinn & Ors. v. IBRC & Ors

Martin Hayden SC acted on behalf of the Plaintiffs and Respondents in relation to a decision of the Irish High Court, the subject of appeal, in which the High Court as a preliminary issue had held that the Quinns could rely upon illegality arising out of regulatory breach as a basis for seeking to set […]

Anthony Scrivener QC: 1935 – 2015

4-5 Gray’s Inn Sq pays its respects to this remarkable man and brilliant advocate. He, for many years, held a pre-eminent position at the bar. It was with great sadness that news of his death was received. All members and staff, whether or not they worked with Tony, express their condolences to his family.


Chambers is delighted to announce that Richard has been appointed a Visiting Professor of UCL for 5 years from 1 September 2015. Richard has a strong interest in academic work, writes and lectures regularly on public law and human rights subjects and has been giving seminars at UCL for the past 2 years.

Events & Seminars

John Campbell to address a conference organised by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest themed “New Media World 2015″

John will argue the new commonwealth defence of responsible publication in defamation actions is better seem, and would be better characterized, as the re-introduction of fault in the form of negligence.

Press Regulation Debate

Chambers’ members Athelstane Aamodt and David Hughes spoke in a debate about press regulation at the University of South Wales in Cardiff on 27th March. Organised by the Welsh Commercial Law Association, the event also featured the Chris Bryant MP and the journalist Martin Shipton

Anthony Connerty speaking on: The use of ADR in International Dispute Resolution

at the Union Internationale des Avocats conference in Ankara, Turkey on the 8th & 9th May 2015.   SEMINAR VENUE ANKARA BAR ASSOCIATION TRAINING CENTRE Conference Room Ihlamur sok. No. 1 Yenişehir Ankara – Turkey T +90 312 416 72 00

Pegasus scheme

“4-5 Gray's Inn Square is "a great presence on regulatory matters,”

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