Members of the bar, and members of chambers, are accustomed to having books they have written cited in court judgments. But has it ever occurred that a judge has in the course of one judgment cited two books written by a member of chambers on different topics?
That is what happened in Re Transform Medical Group (CS) Ltd  EWHC 2064 (Ch). The Deputy Judge first cited Charles Hollander’s book Documentary Evidence on an issue involving joint privilege. Then on a point involving a solicitor’s conflict of interest, he cited Hollander and Salzedo on Conflicts of Interest.
For good measure on the privilege point, the judge also cited Phipson on Evidence, where the privilege chapters are also written by Charles Hollander.
The judgment is here