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4 New Square houses members of ‘unrivalled experience, knowledge and ability’; for example, the renowned Nicholas Bacon QC acted in Sean Philips v Carol Willis and Qader v Esure, while Benjamin Williams QC represented the claimants in Broadhurst v Tan. Roger Mallalieu appeared against Bacon without a leader in a leapfrog appeal pertaining to the construction and application of the fixed costs rules.

Hailsham Chambers provides ‘barristers at all levels of seniority’, who are ‘prepared to cover any case’. Andrew Post QC is representing the claimants in Sugar Hut Group and others v A J Insurance Service, a pending appeal arising from the defendant’s Part 36 offer. Meanwhile, Alexander Hutton QC is acting in Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm NHS Trust and assisting the government with cost budgeting in the Kenyan Emergency Group litigation (the Mau Mau claims).

39 Essex Chambers includes Vikram Sachdeva QC, who represented the claimant in Griffith and another v Paragon Personal Finance, challenging the assignment of conditional fee agreements. Ongoing instructions include a pending appeal in Hyde v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, involving conditional fee agreements under a legal aid certificate.

Temple Garden Chambers maintains a ‘good range of barristers in the specialist field of costs’, including Simon Browne QC, who represented the insurers in J C and A Solicitors v Andeen Iqbal and another, and James Laughland, who acted in one of the Supreme Court appeals concerning the recovery of additional liabilities for Associated Newspapers.

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