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Latest News, Publications & Podcasts

After a six-week trial in Manchester Jamie Rothwell was found not guilty of two counts of conspiracy to murder...

Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020
On 31 October 2020, the ban on repossession proceedings comes to an end. Approximately 1.8 million people have taken a deferral on a mortgage, and the second period of deferral is now coming to an end. Lenders may commence or continue with possession proceedings if appropriate....

Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020
Judgment in the case of Girling v East Suffolk Council [2020] 9 WLUK 348 was delivered on 1st October 2020 and it’s certainly one to add to your personal planning case book....

Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020
In this vlog Rebecca Livesey discusses an ongoing case of Esther Gamble’s with her. Permission to appeal has been given in Esther’s case; the parties are waiting to find out if the Court of Appeal will give permission in Paul v Wolverhampton before proceeding further. There is more discussion of Paul v Wolverhampton in our previous vlog....

Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020

Latest Events

No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning and Environment Group invites you to join them for this webinar which is taking place via zoom on Wednesday 9th December....

Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020
Cost: Free
Virtual open evening for those interested in applying for pupillage....

Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020
Cost: Free
Virtual open evening for those interested in applying for pupillage....

Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020
Cost: Free
*New 2021 date* Annual Planning Seminar will return in 2021 and promises to deliver the latest case law and updates in the world of planning law....

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021
Cost: TBC