New silks at One Essex Court

January 16 2020

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that Jamie Goldsmith and Conall Patton have both been successful in their applications for Silk. The awards will take effect following an official ceremony on 16 March 2020.

One Essex Court sponsors Legal Business Financial Regulatory and Disputes Summit 2020

January 15 2020

One Essex Court is pleased to once again sponsor the Legal Business Financial Regulatory and Disputes Summit, which this year is taking place on 6 February 2020 in London. Three members of Chambers will be speaking at the Summit: Sonia Tolaney QC will be speaking on “2020 Visions – Charting the Financial Disputes Shaping the Year and Beyond”; Ben Strong QC will be leading the “Taking...

Prestigious golf club ordered to reinstate member

January 15 2020

Cawood v Sedgwick and others (Sunningdale Golf Club) Following a three day trial, HHJ Saunders, sitting in the County Court at Central London, held that the defendant golf club should be ordered to reinstate the Claimant’s overseas membership. Mr Cawood had been an overseas member of Sunningdale Golf Club (an unincorporated association) since about 1997. In 2015, the Club’s committee terminated...

High Court rules that application to withdraw admission is inconsistent with prior position adopted in relation to the FCA and SFO

December 06 2019

OMERS Administration Corporation & Ors v Tesco Plc Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. & Anr v Tesco Plc In a judgment delivered earlier this week ([2019] EWHC 3312 (Ch)), Mr Justice Hildyard rejected Tesco’s application to withdraw an admission that its 29 August 2014 trading update to the market (the “August Trading Update”) was an untrue or misleading statement within the meaning...