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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…

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 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.

Deka Chambers celebrates its 1st anniversary

Today, 3rd October, marks a year since Deka Chambers formed, creating one of the biggest common law sets in the country.

Over the past 12 months Deka has proved itself as a leading national and international Set. Formed from formidable common law…

Deka Chambers shortlisted in British Legal Awards 2023

We’re delighted to be shortlisted for Chambers of the Year in this year’s British Legal Awards.

Dekinar Recording: Children, Capacity and the Court of Protection in Injury Litigation

In yesterday’s webinar, Edward Lamb covered the following topics:

Protected parties and the CPR: reaching parts the White Book cannot

The new CPR Part 21 a missed opportunity?

White Book guidance on capacity to be treated with caution

Practical solutions to low…

Dekinar: Children, Capacity and the Court of Protection in Injury Litigation: common misconceptions and traps

In this webinar, Edward Lamb covers:

Protected parties and the CPR: reaching parts the White Book cannot

The new CPR Part 21 a missed opportunity?

White Book guidance on capacity to be treated with caution

Practical solutions to low value, high…

Edward Lamb is appearing in the Court of Appeal on 4 May 2023

The appeal concerns fundamental questions concerning the international protection of children and on what basis jurisdiction is established in England and Wales. The key issues to be determined are:

at what point is habitual residence determined under the 1996 Hague Convention;

Liberty Protection Safeguards: delayed or doomed?

On 5 April 2023 the Department of Health and Social Care announced the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS), the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019, will be delayed “beyond the life of this Parliament” (therefore likely beyond Autumn 2024).

The Government…

Deka Chambers publishes pupillage application form and guidance

Deka Chambers will be inviting applications from candidates for pupillage in line with the Bar Council timetable. Applications will be accepted from 4 January to 8 February 2023.

We are advertising for up to three vacancies: one to commence in October 2023;…

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