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We invite clients to request topics for Members of Brick Court to present and discuss by video link - click below for current topics...

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Read Stephen Midwinter QC’s paper about Insurance Claims in a Period of Pandemic

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Brick Court is pleased to announce that Sue Prevezer QC, James McClelland, Charlotte Tan and Sarah Bousfield have recently joined chambers

Court of Appeal upholds NHS policy of preferring a cancer drug over products licensed for the treatment of eye disease

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment dismissing the appeals brought by Bayer Plc and Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd against a judgment of Mrs Justice Whipple, which upheld as lawful a policy adopted by 12 Northern Clinical Commissioning Groups.

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Court of Appeal finds for the CATS Parties in £40m North Sea gas dispute

The hearing was one of the first in the Court of Appeal to be conducted remotely during the current pandemic. Sir Geoffrey Vos C gave a judgment which explains the new Practice Direction 51Y which has come into force to cater for video and audio hearings during the pandemic. He commented on the flexibility of the arrangements that could be made “to continue to deliver fair, open and transparent justice in a period of national difficulty”.

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Supreme Court rules that no death penalty assurance was lawful at common law, but in breach of the Data Protection Act 2018

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in El Gizouli v Home Secretary [2020] UKSC 10. This case concerned the provision of evidence to the USA. The evidence related to the so-called “Beatles” terrorists and was provided for the purpose of a federal criminal investigation or prosecution.

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Since it was established in 1921, Brick Court Chambers has been home to some of the giants of the Bar. Image: Sir Sydney Kentridge QC