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  • The Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association

    Members of the association are barristers practising in the fields of chancery and commercial law in the specialist courts in the Midlands and elsewhere.

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The Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association

ICCA Expert Evidence Training Conference

The Inns of Court College of Advocacy will be running its Expert Evidence Training Conference at Middle Temple on 22 July 2017. This is a one day training event focusing on the handling of expert witnesses and costs £40. The course is suitable for Practitioners over 5 years’ call with either: A Chancery/commercial practice A…

The new Commercial Circuit Courts

It has now been confirmed that the Mercantile Courts are in for a makeover. The Victorian adjective goes as the courts are renamed the Commercial Circuit Courts. The name change is part of the reorganisation of the specialist courts in the wake of next month’s launch of the Business and Property Courts. The name is…

The Business and Property Courts in Birmingham

The Business and Property Courts in Birmingham will be formally opened by the Lord Chief Justice, the Rt Hon. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, at 2.30pm on Thursday, 6th July 2017. These new courts will combine the strengths of the Chancery Division in Birmingham with the specialist courts of the Queen’s Bench Division, Technology and Construction…

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Birmingham has a new Mercantile Judge

The Birmingham legal community today welcomed His Honour Judge David Worster as the city’s new Mercantile judge. Judge Worster inherits a court that has been in the doldrums but is well placed to rebuild the jurisdiction. Called in 1980, David Worster practised at 7 Fountain Court and later St Philips Chambers until his appointment to…