In this article I will, briefly, set out what a default judgment is, when and how it can be obtained and how it can be set aside. I will then set out the principles that the Court should consider when determining costs following the hearing of an application to set aside default judgment. Default Judgment … Continue reading
Jasraj Sanghera has commenced his second six month pupillage and is able to accept instructions across all of Chambers core practice areas.
We are pleased to welcome Nathanael Harding who started his pupillage on 1st April 2021.
In the recently reported case of T & R (Children)(Refusal of Placement Order)  EWCA Civ 71, the Court of Appeal had to determine an appeal made by a local authority and guardian against the refusal of the trial judge to make placement orders in respect of two young children. The case is of particular … Continue reading
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We are delighted with the latest feedback provided in the Legal 500 guide. “Becket Chambers benefits from a strong presence in Kent, where it has offices in Canterbury, Dartford, Maidstone, and Tunbridge Wells, and also in Sussex where it has recently moved its Eastbourne annexe to new premises in Brighton. The set is best known … Continue reading
Practice Direction 55C (‘PD55C’) came into force on the 23rd August 2020. It is a Practice Direction within the Civil Procedure Rules that provides temporary provision in relation to possession proceedings during the Coronavirus pandemic. PD55C provides a temporary modification to Part 55 during the period beginning on 20th September 2020, which is the end … Continue reading