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John McDonnell in landmark Hong Kong Appeal.John McDonnell QC appeared for the successful Appellant in De Monsa Investments Ltd v Whole Win Management Fund Ltd in which the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal handed down tJohn McDonnell QC more
Hugh Miall defends pilot test caseHugh Miall represented the Defendant in his successful defence to a demand by the Claimant, which supplied pilots to Ryanair.Hugh Miallmore
Stephen Lloyd appointed Middle Temple Lent ReaderWe are delighted to announce that Middle Temple’s Parliament has elected Stephen Lloyd as Lent Reader for 2014.Stephen Lloydmore
Supreme Court hands down judgment in seminal nuisance caseThe Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Coventry v Lawrence [2014] UKSC 13 .Sebastian Kokelaarmore
Stephen Lloyd's Lent Reading transcript now available The Middle Temple Lent Reading by Stephen Lloyd is now available on the Middle Temple website.more
Anne Fairpo appointed fee paid judge in the First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber)We are delighted to announce that Anne Fairpo has been appointed a fee paid judge in the First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber).Anne Fairpomore
Jonathan O'Mahony joins 13 Old SquareWe are delighted to announce that Jonathan O’Mahony has joined Chambers. Jonathan was called to the Bar in 2000.  He has a commercial chancery practJonathan O’Mahonymore
Adam Chichester-Clark wins in the Supreme CourtIn Hughes-Holland v BPE Solicitors & anor [2015] UKSC 39more
Important Upper Tribunal decision on service of noticesSebastian Kokelaar appeared for the successful appellant in City of Westminster v UKI (Kingsway) Ltd [2015] UKUT 301 (LC), a case concerning the service of a completion notice under section 46A and SSebastian Kokelaarmore
David Mohyuddin appointed QCThirteen Old Square is delighted to announce that David Mohyuddin has been appointed QC.David Moyyuddinmore
Merger with 3 Stone Buildings to form Three StoneWith effect from 11 April 2016 13 Old Square Chambers and 3 Stone Buildings have merged to form one set of barristers' chambers: Three Stone.more
London Legal Walk 2013Members of chambers donned their walking shoes and took part in the London Legal Walk 2013 to raise funds for pro-bono agencies.more
Standard ConditionsFrom 1 February 2013, the new Standard Conditions will apply to all work undertaken by barristers at 13 Old Square on the instruction of authorised persons unless otherwise agreed.more
Haydn PowellIt is with great sorrow that we announce the tragic and untimely death of Haydn Powell, a member of our clerking team. Haydn was killed in an accident whilst on his way to work on 5 November 2012.more
Insolvency award for Mark Watson-GandyChambers tenant Professor Mark Watson-Gandy has been voted "Insolvency Barrister of the Year" in Acquisition International magazine’s M&A awardsProfessor Mark Watson-GandyInsolvencymore
Privy Council gives Elle Macpherson leave to appealThe Privy Council has given supermodel and business woman Elle Macpherson leave to appeal in a case which raises a novel point about the operation of set off in insolvency. John McDonnell QCInsolvencymore
Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in Mildenhall Stadium case The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in a noise nuisance claim brought by local residents against the owners and operators of Mildenhall stadium and motocross track. Sebastian Kokelaar more