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William Donnelly and John Marsh Retire After a Lifetime in Law


Criminal Barristers William Donnelly and John Marsh are set to retire from Kenworthy’s Chambers at the end of March 2022, after a combined 76 years at the bar.

Kenworthy’s Updates Website


Kenworthysbarristers.co.uk has undergone a design refresh! In this blog, we highlight some of the improvements made to the website.

Introducing Kenworthy’s Chambers New Employment Clerk Greg Highton


Kenworthy’s Chambers has hired a new Employment Clerk to work with our growing Employment Team, offering a full range of advisory and advocacy services in all courts and tr...

Margaret McDonald Publishes Chapter in Facts & Figures 2021/22


Kenworthy’s Chambers’ Head of Civil Litigation Margaret McDonald has published a chapter in Personal Injury law book ‘Facts & Figures 2021/22’.

Asylum Seekers Struggle in Greece


Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Barrister Mark Schwenk reports on the struggle for asylum seekers in mainland Greece from Thessaloniki.

Worsening Situation for Asylum Seekers in Greece


Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Barrister Mark Schwenk reports on the situation for asylum seekers in mainland Greece from Thessaloniki.

Consonants, Vowels, and Assessments of Truthfulness


It is sometimes the case that the Home Office chooses to disbelieve an Applicant for asylum because, through no fault of their own, different people at different stages of...

‘Part 36 and The Costs of Costs’


Leading on from Head of Civil & Costs at Kenworthy's Chambers, Margaret McDonald's, Lecture at the Association of Costs Lawyers' Conference

Margaret McDonald Speaks at Association of Costs Lawyers Annual Conference 2021


Head of Civil & Costs at Kenworthy's Chambers, Margaret McDonald, was a key speaker at the Association of Costs Lawyers Annual Conference 2021.

Has Health & Safety Gone Mad? The Court of Appeal Says No


Patrick Cassidy, ranked in the Legal 500 2020/2021 for Crime and Inquests, summarises the recent Court of Appeal decision regarding a Health & Safety case concerning a Care...

Too Little, Too Late: Masten v London Britannia Hotel Ltd [2020] EWHC B31 [Costs]


Margaret McDonald, Head of Civil & Costs at Kenworthy's Chambers, instructed by Pennington Manches Cooper LLP, successfully represented the Claimant in Masten v London Brit...

Belsner v Cam Legal Services Limited – An Important Decision, But Unanswered Questions Remain


On Friday 16th October, the High Court handed down judgment in Belsner v Cam Legal Services Limited [2020] EWHC 2755 (QB); an important decision affecting solicitors and th...

Mediation in Classic Car Disputes


Peter Quegan outlines the legal aspects of mediation in the classic car sector.

Immigration & Asylum Law Update: Durable Partners of EEA National After Surviving Domestic Abuse


Following earlier successes before the First-tier Tribunal in securing a retained right of residence card for a durable (unmarried) partner of an EEA national whose relatio...

Immigration & Asylum Update: Clearly Unfounded Certificates; a Settled Approach?


What is the role of the Court or Tribunal when assessing a challenge against a certification of an asylum claim as ‘clearly unfounded'?

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