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Joshua Munro

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Hailsham Chambers (Hailsham Chambers)

Position

Joshua is a leading junior in costs, professional negligence, commercial litigation and insurance. For professional negligence, The Legal 500 2015 edition says he is: ‘fiercely intelligent and pulls no punches with the opposition. Cases include: Tulisa v TNT [2013] EWHC 4026 (QB). Joshua acted for the X factor star in multi-party costs litigation. Gossage v Bishton [2012] EWCA Civ 717 Joshua acted for the successful respondent in the Court of Appeal. The case dealt with the costs position where a consent order had been agreed settling all matters save for costs. Letts v Royal Sun Alliance Plc [2012] 3 Costs LR 591. Joshua acted for the successful respondent in a High Court costs appeal with potentially wide implications. The case involved consideration of the predictive costs regime. Professional negligence: French v Carter Lemon Camerons [2013] PNLR 2, CA. Case on solicitors’ entitlement to lien where retainer terminated following complaint by client. Minkin v CKFT [2012] 3 All ER 1117. Joshua and Bernard Livesey QC acted for the successful appellant solicitors in what the Law Society Gazette called a ‘Landmark retainer case win’. Lord Coleridge v Sotheby’s [2012] EWHC 370 (CH). Auctioneer’s negligence. Damages for negligent under-valuation of chattel. Commercial litigation: Currently instructed in 175m USD Fraud claim against Bank (with Antonio Bueno QC). Scurfield v Revenue and Customs Commissioners [2011] UKFTT 532(TC) tax relief on pensions. M&J Marine Engineering v Shipshore Limited [2009] EWHC (Comm); LMCLQ 2010, 3(Aug) Supp (International Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook 2010), 60-77. International sale of goods, measure of damages for non-delivery.

Career

Called 2001; Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Fluent Italian, some French and Spanish.

Member

LCCBA; PNBA; BILA.

Education

Christ’s College Finchley; Lady Margaret Hall Oxford (Double First, highest in year).

Leisure

Playing music, all things Italian: art, food, wine.


London Bar

Costs

Within: Costs – Leading juniors

Joshua Munro - Hailsham Chambers ‘Consistently wins on costs matters.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Joshua Munro - Hailsham Chambers ‘Excellent.’

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