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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George Woodhead was recently instructed on behalf of the Defendant at the trial of his long-term ex-partner’s claim to a sale of three adjoining plots owned by the parties: a field, a yard and a plot with a house on it (together, ‘the Property’). The Claimant sought...read more
On 12 June the Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgment in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd  UKSC 27 on appeal from  EWCA Civ 1334. The appeal was dismissed on the facts but The Supreme Court analysed the law differently from the Court of...read more
EAT determines Tribunal erred on issue estoppel, unfavourable treatment and the test for proportionality.
HHJ Auerbach recently handed down judgment in the case of Aston v the Martlet Group UKEAT/0274/18/BA, a multifaceted disability discrimination case which considers, amongst others things, the correct approach to analysing claims under section 15 of the Equality Act...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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