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Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC

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Clive Sheldon QC

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

Position

Specialist in employment law, public law (human rights, local government, social services, health, police) and education law. Recent cases have included: R (SG) v S of S for Work & Pensions (welfare cap: Supreme Court); R (Moseley) v L B Haringey (council tax reduction scheme: Supreme Court); Cornwall CC v S of S Health (community care ordinary residence: Supreme Court); Windle v S of S Justice (freelance interpreter: EAT).

Career

Called 1991; Inner Temple; NY Bar 1992; CEDR-accredited mediator 2003.

Education

Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1989 BA Law, 1st); University of Pennsylvania (LLM); Inns of Court School of Law.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Clive Sheldon QC - 11KBWHe does a lot of hard cases.

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government)

11KBWis an excellent set that offers good value for money’ and takes on cases for central and local government bodies and individuals. Jason Coppel QC represented the claimant in the challenge to NHS regulations concerning charging visitors to the UK and immigrants without settled status. A team led by Clive Sheldon QC acted for the FA in its independent review into child sex abuse allegations in football. Aileen McColgan, formerly of Matrix Chambers, joined the set in January 2018.

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Education

Within: Education – Leading silks

Clive Sheldon QC - 11KBWA highly effective silk and a powerful but very pleasant opponent.

Within: Education

11KBW is ‘the go-to set for education and public law’. Members represent clients from schools, universities and pupils to local authorities, examination boards and teachers. Clive Sheldon QC acted for the respondent in the Supreme Court case of Isle of Wight v John Platt, which considered whether it is lawful to penalise parents for taking children out of school during term time. Members have also advised universities on various commercial and building projects.

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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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