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Success in Supreme Court for Edward Faulks KC

Judgment has been handed down in the Supreme Court today in the case of Potanina v Potanin. This is a landmark judgment for those looking to bring applications under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.

Edward Faulks KC successfully represented…

HXA v Surrey CC and YXA v Wolverhampton CC: Supreme Court allows defendants’ appeals

The Supreme Court handed down judgment on the appeals of the defendant local authorities in these two cases this morning.

A copy of the judgment as handed down is

Deka Chambers and Edward Faulks KC shortlisted in Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

Congratulations to Lord Faulks KC who has been shortlisted for Personal Injury Silk of the Year at the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards 2023. We’re delighted to also be shortlisted in the category of Client Service Set of the Year.

Recognition for Deka Chambers’ barristers in Best Lawyers 2024

Congratulations to our twelve barristers who have been recognised in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2024.

Jacob Levy KC, Simon Readhead KC, John Foy KC, Edward Faulks KC, Graham Aldous KC, Edward Bishop KC, Andrew Warnock KC, Matthew Chapman KC,…

Appeal in HRA ‘failure to remove’ claim dismissed – AB v Worcestershire CC

The Court of Appeal has today dismissed the claimant’s appeal against the order of Ms Margaret Obi, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, granting summary judgment to two defendant councils in respect of allegations that their failure to seek care orders…

‘Failure to Remove’ Claims – Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in two cases

The Supreme Court has today granted permission to appeal to the defendants in HXA v Surrey CC and YXA v Wolverhampton CC, in which the claimants advanced claims alleging negligence on the part of social workers in not taking action to remove…

Webinar Recording: All Change for Clinical Negligence

On 28th April the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee published its report on NHS litigation reform. The committee has concluded that “the system for compensating injured patients in England is not fit for purpose” and proposes wide-ranging reforms.


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