Goodlife Foods UCTA Case

27 June

The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Goodlife Foods Limited v Hall Fire Protection Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1371, with Coulson LJ giving the lead judgment. The main issue was whether a far-reaching exclusion clause in the standard terms of the defendant contractor was reasonable within the meaning of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 […]

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CTSI Symposium 2018

07 June

Gough Square Chambers attended the annual Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) Symposium, which was held in Nottingham. Chambers delivered a number of presentations over the course of the symposium including delivering the Tuesday Masterclass. Bryan Lewin MBE, Jonathan Kirk QC, Jonathan Goulding, Iain MacDonald and Alison Lambert delivered the Tuesday Masterclass on Great Trading Standards Cases. […]

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When Online Sellers become Traders

06 June

In the case of Kamenova (case C-105/17), the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) was called upon to consider the circumstances in which a seller of goods through an online platform was a “trader” and therefore caught by the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (‘UCPD’). In his Opinion, delivered on 31 May 2018, Advocate-General […]

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Alison Hollis joins Gough Square

07 June

Gough Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Alison Hollis has joined from 36 Group. Alison is a specialist consumer and regulatory lawyer with additional expertise in professional disciplinary cases. Alison’s full profile can be read here: Alison Hollis Alison’s arrival further strengthens Chambers’ position as the top ranked set in consumer law.

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Abuse of Process Case

06 June

Senior Master Fontaine has handed down judgment on an application to strike out an action brought by a dentist against the NHS under the rule in Henderson v Henderson (1843) 3 Hare 100 and applying the rule in Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group PLC [2008] 1 WLR 748 as there was a pre-existing action […]

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