Ely Place Chambers
Ely Place is an established barristers’ chambers with a forward thinking approach and traditional values. Based in the heart of legal London, we specialise in business, property and employment law but also have significant niche practices in private client, media, sport, regulatory and public law.
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Catherine Urquhart and Gillian Crew consider the legal issues arising out of this week’s changes to the lockdown rules for staff returning to work On Sunday evening, Boris Johnson urged people to go back to work if they could not work from home. Those in construction,...read more
Re Debenhams Retail Limited  EWCA Civ 600 As is now well known, the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme enables employers to lay off (“furlough”) their employees and apply for a grant to cover 80% of an employee’s salary, up to a maximum of £2,500. ...read more
Court of Appeal holds that immigration guidance did not give rise to a substantive legitimate expectation
Yesterday the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in R (Alliance of Turkish Businesspeople) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 553 dismissing the claimant’s appeal and allowing the Secretary of State’s cross-appeal. The underlying judicial...read more
Our members are first and foremost litigators, helping clients to pursue and defend claims through the courts and tribunals. Outside the courtroom we provide our clients with clear, direct and practical advice in order to resolve their dispute effectively and efficiently.
Our diverse client base includes individuals, businesses, legal professionals, and central and local government bodies. We are known as “friendly and approachable”, “commercially minded” and “refreshingly pragmatic and down to earth.” We take pride in our commitment to direct public access.
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