Deka Chambers takes part in London Legal Walk

Our team of 15 walkers took part in yesterday’s London Legal Support Trust Legal Walk. The team joined tens of thousands of walkers who come together to raise funds and awareness and help support over 100 free legal advice charities, including Advocate and Free Representation Unit (FRU). Please…

Lawyer-Client Relationship: Scope of Duty

In this practice note for Practical Law, Francesca O’Neill outlines the law relating to the scope of duty that a lawyer or solicitor practising in England and Wales owes to their client and when they may owe a duty to a third party. The note…

Deka Chambers launches new website

We are excited to unveil our new website. Deka Chambers launched in 2022 as a forward thinking, modern and inclusive set that aimed to break with convention, offering our clients the range, scale and depth to lead the most complex cases, with a client-centred personal…

Interim / Immediate Suspension Orders and Sanction post Aga and Adil: A Search for Ultimate Meaning

In The General Dental Council v  Manori Balachandra (2 May 2024), the first case before the Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) to consider the principles in Aga v GDC [2023] EWHC 3208 (Admin) and Adil v GMC [2023] EWCA Civ 1261 following remittance to the PCC…

Dekinar Recording: Retainers, Assumption of Responsibility and Duty of Care: Miller v Irwin Mitchell in Context

In yesterday’s webinar, Andrew Spencer and Henk Soede discussed the Court of Appeal decision in Miller v Irwin Mitchell and what it means for duties owed to prospective clients. Andrew, along with Andrew Warnock KC, represented the successful defendant. If you missed it you can view it…

Judgment handed down in Lewis-Ranwell v G4S Health Services & Others (2024)

The Court of Appeal has today handed down its long-awaited judgment in Lewis-Ranwell v G4S Health Services & Others (2024). It held, by a majority of 2 to 1, that a person who deliberately and unlawfully kills whilst insane is not barred by the defence…

Judgment handed down in Court of Appeal in Miller v Irwin Mitchell [2024] EWCA Civ 53

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment today in Miller v Irwin Mitchell [2024] EWCA Civ 53, upholding the judgment at first instance which dismissed the claim. Andrew Warnock KC and Andrew Spencer represented the successful defendant. Background The Claimant was injured on a package…

Deka Briefing: Abuse

Deka Chambers is a pre-eminent common law Set. We have leading practitioners in civil, family and criminal law. We consider this diversity a real strength in the service we are able to offer our clients.  Legal problems often straddle more than one field of law….

Abigail Stamp elected to PNBA Executive Committee

We are pleased to announce that Abigail Stamp has been elected to the Executive Committee of the PNBA, the Professional Negligence Bar Association. PNBA promotes the idea of a specialist professional negligence Bar, supported by continuing professional education. The work undertaken by its members includes…

3 New Silks for Deka Chambers

It is with great pleasure that Deka Chambers announces that Paul Stagg, James Thacker and Edward Lamb have been appointed as King’s Counsel in the Ministry of Justice’s new Silk appointments published today, 19th January 2024. Paul was called to the Bar in 1994 and…

Deka Chambers Top Ranked in Chambers UK Bar

We are delighted to announce that Deka Chambers is recognized as a top set in five practice areas and secured 88 barrister rankings across a total of 14 practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2024. Deka Chambers is ranked as a Top Set for: Personal Injury…

Deka Chambers Top Ranked in Legal 500 2024

We’re proud to have retained our top tier set ranking in the new edition of the Legal 500, with 118 barrister rankings across 14 practice areas. We are ranked as top tier in the field of Personal Injury, Industrial Disease and Insurance Fraud – the…

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