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Cloisters sponsors the launch of the Fawcett Society Sex Discrimination Law Review

                      Fawcett Society Sex Discrimination Law Review Launch, Tuesday 23 January 2018 Cloisters is delighted to announce sponsorship of the launch of the Fawcett Society Sex Discrimination Law Review. The Fawcett Society , the UK’s leading charity campaigning for gender equal...
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Religious discrimination in the workplace: the European Court of Justice confronts a challenge:

Schona Jolly QC examines the implications of Achbita and Bougnaou in the current edition of European Human Rights Law Review ( E.H.R.L.R. (2017) 3, 308)

Dress Codes at Work, Discrimination or good for business?

Dress Codes at Work, Discrimination or good for business?
Dame Laura Cox, Sam Smethers, Rachel Crasnow QC and John Graham will be speaking at our event Dress Codes at Work today to be held at The Law Society. The event will commence from 18:30 till 19:45 which will be followed by a networking and drinks session. This will give delegates the opportunity to receive insights on the pitfalls and latest develo...
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Cloisters beats Littleton Chambers in the EAT rankings

Cloisters beats Littleton Chambers in the EAT rankings
Today, The Lawyer announces that Cloisters ranks top in the EAT rankings. Cloisters made 61 appearances in total whilst Littleton Chambers made 59 and Old Square Chamber made 50. Overall, all three chambers accounted for 28 per cent of all chambers' appearances. The remaining chambers such as Outer Temple Chamber made 38 appearances, 11 King’s Benc...
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Cloisters barristers win award at the 2016 Camden Volunteer Awards Ceremony

Cloisters barristers win award at the 2016 Camden Volunteer Awards Ceremony
Cloisters is delighted to announce that Nathan Roberts , Tom Gillie and Navid Pourghazi were part of a group of barristers who won an award at the 2016 Camden Volunteer Awards Ceremony in recognition of their Pro Bono work for Camden Community Law Centre. The Camden Volunteer Awards recognises and celebrates the contributions of volunteers in the l...
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Legal 500 2016 recognises Cloisters’ Compelling Advocacy, Astute Advice and Exceptional Client Care:

Legal 500 2016 recognises Cloisters’ Compelling Advocacy, Astute Advice and Exceptional Client Care:
        Cloisters is delighted to announce that Legal 500 2016 continues to consider our barristers as Leaders at the Bar for Clinical Negligence, Employment, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Inquests & Inquiries, Personal Injury and Sports law (see here ).  We have been newly included this year for our work on Inque...
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UN reopens inquiry into Secretary General's death following Hammarskjöld Commission’s recommendation

UN reopens inquiry into Secretary General's death following Hammarskjöld Commission’s recommendation
The United Nations is to reopen an investigation into the death of UN Secretary General following recommendations made by a commission chaired by Cloisters’ Sir Stephen Sedley. Dag Hammarskjöld was on a mission in 1961 aimed at brokering a ceasefire between the Congolese government and rebels when his plane crashed in Zambia. The 196...
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Stem cell freezing may have contributed to death – coroner rules

Stem cell freezing may have contributed to death – coroner rules
The coroner at the inquest of 12 year old cancer patient, Sophie Ryan-Palmer, who died in 2013 after frozen cells were used in a bone marrow transplant at Great Ormond Street Hospital, ruled that freezing stem cells may have contributed to her death. Three other children also died that year. All were treated at the hospital at the same time but die...
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Robin Allen QC comments on BBC footage of firms’ failure to provide disability access

Robin Allen QC , Cloisters head of Chambers and a leading expert in equality law was asked for his expert opinion on BBC London ‘Inside Out ‘ investigation footage that showed a large number of  high street chains still seen to be failing to accommodate people with disabilities. Two BBC researchers, one blind with a guide dog and one wheelchai...
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Cloisters’ barrister Hannah Godfrey represents mother in tummy tuck operation case

Cloisters’ barrister Hannah Godfrey represents mother in tummy tuck operation case To read press coverage on the case go to: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/sandwich/news/scar-like-curtains-claim-in-tummy-tuck-ordeal-26558/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-29904521 http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/11/05/tummy-tuck-sue-cosmetic-surgeon_n_61...
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Sally Robertson, Anna Beale and Catherine Casserley respond on behalf of Cloisters to Government consultation on fee remission for the courts and tribunals

Sally Robertson, Anna Beale and Catherine Casserley respond on behalf of Cloisters to Government consultation on fee remission for the courts and tribunals
Sally Robertson, Anna Beale and Catherine Casserley respond on behalf of Cloisters to Government consultation on fee remission for the courts and tribunals

Declan O'Dempsey "Getting local authorities mythbusting"

Declan O'Dempsey "Getting local authorities mythbusting"
Declan O'Dempsey "Getting local authorities mythbusting"
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Book Review: Clinical Negligence (Seventh edition, Bloomsbury Professional) by Charles Lewis, Andrew Buchan

Book Review: Clinical Negligence (Seventh edition, Bloomsbury Professional) by Charles Lewis, Andrew Buchan
Book Review: Clinical Negligence (Seventh edition, Bloomsbury Professional) by Charles Lewis, Andrew Buchan

Book Review: Personal Injury Practice (Sixth edition, Bloomsbury Professional) by Andrew Buchan, Jenny Kennedy and Eliot Woolf

Book Review: Personal Injury Practice (Sixth edition, Bloomsbury Professional) by Andrew Buchan, Jenny Kennedy and Eliot Woolf
Book Review: Personal Injury Practice (Sixth edition, Bloomsbury Professional) by Andrew Buchan, Jenny Kennedy and Eliot Woolf