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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With the publication of Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession 2019, Chambers is pleased to announce another year of entries across the spectrum of our areas of work. Members of Chambers who obtained recognition for the year are: William McCormick QC,...read more
Adjudicator’s frolic a breach of natural justice – BSW Building Services v Adur District Council  10 WLUK 486
Last week, Mr Roger Stewart QC sitting as Deputy Judge of the Technology and Construction Court (“TCC”) dismissed a claim for summary judgment against Adur District Council (“Adur”) to enforce an adjudicator’s award for £327,281.46. Adur was represented by Ely...read more
On Monday judgment was handed down in Lee Johnson v Ministry of Justice  EWHC 2829 (QB). Foskett J allowed the MoJ’s application for summary judgment against Mr Johnson. The unusual background to this case was that Mr Johnson brought defamation proceedings...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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