20th July 2021 GARLAND & SALAMAN v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS & SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL:  EWCA Civ 1098 –
Court of Appeal rejects objections based upon public nuisance and confirms DMO upgrading a footpath to a bridleway was correctly made.
The judgment can be found here:
Article to follow
We are extremely sad to announce that Bernard Weatherill QC passed away on 15th July 2021. He will be greatly missed by the many who worked alongside him here at Pallant and at Enterprise Chambers.
Our thoughts and deep sympathy are with his family.
Sarah Earley will be live streamed in the Court of Appeal acting for Southampton City Council lead by Heather Rogers QC (Doughty Street Chambers). The case is about what access can be allowed to Court documents in Family proceedings. To watch live follow this link:
The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) – Live streaming of court hearings
The case number is B4/2020/1357 M (A Child)
We are delighted to welcome Edward Bates who will be joining the Civil and Family team shortly.
Amy Sedgwick, Callum McLean and Robert Herrod delivered a Webinar on applications in the Probate Registry, specifically looking at Limited and Discretionary Grants, Caveats, Warnings and Appearances and Citations, Subpoena and Inventory and Account.
A link to the recording will be available here shortly.
Please email or telephone the clerks team if you would like a copy of the webinar notes or if you would like more information about the work we undertake in this practice area.
REGISTRATION OF TOWN OR VILLAGE GREENS – FROM APPLICATION TO DETERMINATION
Training webinar for County Council Officers delivered via MS Teams on the 20th January 2021
15 virtual attendees from registration authorities in the south east of England
Introduction, Aims and Objectives
The aim of the seminar was to provide a general overview and legal update with regard to the process of applying for the registration of land as a Town or Village Green under the Commons Act 2006, (the 2006 Act), and the determination of such applications. The overview was intended for those new to the subject who may be less familiar with the issues and complexity of the legal principles in this area, although the legal update may also have been useful for more experienced professionals.
For more details please follow this link.
Trevor Ward – Pallant Chambers, Chichester
We are delighted to announce that in March 2021 we will be joined by Cristina Alfred. She joins the family team and is relocating from the Midlands. We are looking forward to introducing Cristina to our client base in the next couple of months.
Lander v Shaw  EWHC (unreported) – Hazel Hobbs successfully obtained a freezing injunction in the High Court to the value of £195,000 before Mr Justice Marcus Smith. Less than a day from receiving instructions, Hazel drafted a comprehensive application with supporting evidence in this urgent matter which involved a fraudulent investment manager making off with client funds. Hazel was able to expand upon her knowledge and experience of freezing injunctions from previously working on high profile cases in Dubai. Hazel is pleased to accept instructions on freezing injunction matters. – December 2020
2020 – Hazel Hobbs obtained an interim injunction in an out of hours judicial review claim in the High Court. Hazel conducted the hearing at 1 am in the morning before Mr Justice Fordam. In his judgment, he stated “”During the evening, in the run up to the application before me, Ms Hobbs of counsel for the Claimant was able to formulate in some considerable detail and at top speed some draft grounds for judicial review.”
Eve Anstey and Hannah Martin spoke at the Sussex Resolution event on 12th November. Eve spoke on preparing for Fact Finding hearings and Hannah gave guidance on what to look out for when conducting a remote family hearing. Her notes can be found on the blog or by following this link.