107 new Queen’s Counsel were appointed in a ceremony held on Monday 22 February 2016. We would like to congratulate the 25 members of Gray’s Inn who made their declaration before the Lord Chancellor. ABRAHAMS, James ADAMS, Jayne Margaret ATKINSON, Richard Duncan BEDFORD, Michael Charles Anthony CAIRNES, Simon Paul Steven CASEY, Aidan Patrick COHEN, Jonathan … Continued
Congratulations to Claire Thompson and Hilary O’Keefe, winners of the 2016 James Hunt Prize! The James Hunt Prize is awarded to the best advocacy performance on the day of the Pupil Trial Exercise. See the Other Awards and Prizes page in the Scholarships section for further information regarding the James Hunt Prize. The Trial Exercise is the final stage of the … Continued
The Treasurer declared that the names of those elected Masters of the Bench at the Michaelmas 2015 Election are: Nicholas Paines QC Neil Cameron QC Edward Brown QC Gelaga King Gillian Geddes Amanda Yip QC Vincent Moran QC The election of Mrs Justice Bobbie Cheema-Grubb as a Master of the Bench was approved by Pension on … Continued
Pension agreed unanimously at their meeting on 14 October 2015 to the election of those named below as Honorary Benchers of The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn: Sir Richard Collas Kt Master Barbara Fontaine Mr Neil MacGregor OM, AO, FSA Professor Richard Susskind O.B.E Congratulations to all! See Masters of the Bench for the full list … Continued
Congratulations to the prize winners of the Lee Essay Competition 2015 on the question ‘Do Wednesbury principles remain an appropriate standard of review in public law?’: Lucia Crimp: awarded 1st Prize Ruth Kennedy: awarded 2nd Prize The next Lee Essay question will be released in our news and on the Inn’s social media on 5 October 2015.
Congratulations to Mark Greaves, winner of the Beloff Essay Competition 2015 on the topic ‘Counsel’s advice to the Conservative Party on putting into effect its manifesto commitment to reform the Human Rights Act’. You will be able to read the winning essay in the Gray’s Inn Student Law (which is due to be published later this year). … Continued
Congratulations to Aaron Moss who won the James Hunt Prize at the Pupil Trial Exercise for the best advocacy performance on the day. Picture shows Aaron being presented the prize by the Treasurer Desmond Browne QC. See the Other Awards and Prizes page in the Scholarships section for further information regarding the James Hunt Prize. … Continued
The Treasurer declared that the names of those elected Masters of the Bench at the Trinity 2015 Election are: His Honour Judge David Turner QC The Hon Sir Timothy Kerr Her Honour Judge Penny Moreland Kirsty Brimelow QC Alexandra Healy QC Her Honour Judge Rosa Dean Ali Bajwa QC Congratulations to all! See Masters of … Continued