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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Richard Clayton QC discusses an important recent case in the Local Government Lawyer, showing that councillors cannot be sanctioned for alleged misconduct unless the Council uses the Code of Practice procedure. https://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk ...read more
Ely Place Chambers is delighted to announce the arrival of Richard Clayton QC. Richard has long been recognised as an authority in the fields of Administrative Law, Human Rights & Civil Liberties and Local Government and is the author of many of the standard texts on...read more
Clifford Darton and Sally Blackmore win an “exceptional” appeal in the Supreme Court which raised fundamental issues of contract law
“Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental issues in the law of contract. This appeal is exceptional. It raises two of them”: MWB Business Exchange Centres v Rock Advertising Limited  UKSC 24,  (Lord Sumption). The first issue was whether a no oral...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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