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High Court dismisses shareholder group action against Lloyds Banking Group

Mr Justice Norris has handed down judgment in the Lloyds/HBOS Group Litigation, dismissing the claims which had been brought by about 5,800 shareholders against Lloyds and five of its former directors in relation to Lloyds’ acquisition of Halifax Bank of Scotland (“HBOS”) in 2008 and its participation in the UK Government’s bank recapitalisation scheme.

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Brick Court wins three categories in the 2019 Chambers Bar Awards

Simon Salzedo QC has won Professional Negligence Silk of the Year; Marie Demetriou QC has won Competition Silk of the Year and Brick Court Chambers has won Competition Set of the Year in this year's Chambers Bar Awards.

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Supreme Court holds public authorities are bound to disapply secondary legislation under the HRA

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in RR v SSWP, holding that public authorities and Tribunals can, and indeed must, disapply secondary legislation that is incompatible with Convention rights.

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ABB’s appeal allowed in BritNed v ABB

The Court of Appeal (Patten, Henderson, and Asplin LJJ) has handed down judgment in BritNed Development Limited v ABB AB & ABB Ltd, the appeal from the first cartel damages trial to reach judgment in the UK

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Court of Appeal holds that mass data breach claim against Google can proceed as a representative action

The Court of Appeal (Dame Victoria Sharp, President of the Queen’s Bench Division, Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court, and Lord Justice Davis) have handed down judgment in Lloyd v Google.

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“‘Top set’ Brick Court Chambers has ‘a well-deserved reputation for all-round quality’ in commercial litigation work”

The Legal 500 2019: Set Overviews

“An outstanding commercial set with a track record of excellence across its core areas of work.”

Chambers & Partners 2018: Leading Sets

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