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Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC

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11 KING'S BENCH WALK, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7EQ, ENGLAND
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Joanne Clement

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in administrative and public law; human rights and civil liberties; education and local government. Recent cases include: R (London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association and Criminal Law Solicitors Association) v Lord Chancellor [2014] EWHC 3020 (Admin) (successfully challenging the LC’s reforms to criminal legal aid); R (West, Beer, Webb and Thomas) v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council [2014] EWHC 2134 (Admin) (challenge to local authority’s decision to abolish free full time nursery education for three year olds); R (Medical Justice) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 1710 (court of Appeal decision on the scope of the common law right of access to justice); R (Bailey) v London Borough of Brent [2011] EWCA Civ; 1586; [2011] EWHC 2572 (Admin) (leading case on library closures and the public sector equality duty); R (Hurley and Moore) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills [2012] EWHC 201 (Admin) N (challenge to increase tuition fees); ALL Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition v Information Commissioner and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Judgment pending Information Tribunal appeal seeking information held about extraordinary rendition); Department of Healthy v Information Commissioner [2011] EWHC 1430 (Admin) (abortion statistics and personal data); BUAV v Information Commissioner and University of Newcastle [2011] UKUT 185 AAC (Information Upper Tribunal FOIA – seeking project licences authorising experiments on primates; R (Medical Justice) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 269 Application to vary/appeal against conditions imposed by trial judge on the grant of permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal; R (MN (Tanzania) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA 193 Test case on the test to be applied by a judge on an application for judicial review of a refusal of the Secretary of State to treat further representations by an asylum seeker as a fresh claim under paragraph 353 of the lmmigration Rules; R (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWHC 3524 (Admin) Judicial review of the Secretary of State’s interim immigration cap; R (Petsafe) v Welsh Ministers [2010] EWHC 2908 (Admin) Challenge to the Animal Welfare (Electronic Collars) (Wales) Regulations 201 0 which prohibited in Wales the use on cats and dogs of any electronic collar designed to administer an electronic shock; R (Ghai) v Newcastle City Council and Secretary of State for Justice [2010] EWCA Civ 59 [2010] 3 All ER 380 Junior Counsel for the Secretary of State in a claim brought by religious groups challenging the ban on open air funeral pyres as being contrary to Articles 8, 9 and 14 of the ECHR.

Career

Called 2002; Gray’s Inn; judicial assistant to the Law Lords 2003-04. Attorney General’s B Panel of counsel to the Crown 2010; member of the Welsh Government’s A Panel of Junior Counsel.

Member

ALBA; ELBA.

Education

Ferndale Comprehensive School; Somerville College, Oxford (2000 BA Hons Jurisprudence First Class; 2001 BCL Distinction).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading juniors

Joanne Clement - 11KBW ‘She is very good on public law generally.’

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading juniors

Joanne Clement - 11KBW ‘Extremely responsive and easy to work with.’

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Education

Within: Education – Leading juniors

Joanne Clement - 11KBW ‘Her knowledge of court practice enables her to provide pragmatic and practical advice.’

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Legal Developments by:
11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

  • Possession Proceedings 28 August 2012

    The lower courts continue to clarify the position following the decisions of the Supreme Court in Manchester City Council v Pinnock [2010] UKSC 45; [2011] 2 AC 104 and Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell [2011] UKSC 8; [2011] 2 AC 18 on the application of Article 8 ECHR to defend possession proceedings.
    - 11KBW

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