Deputy High Court Judge

We are pleased to announce that Darryl Allen QC is one of 21 newly appointed Deputy High Court Judges. Darryl has been allocated to the Queen’s Bench Division. Darryl will continue in full time practice.

Discount Rate Forum

Following the announcement by the Lord Chancellor that she is exercising her powers under the Damages Act 1996 and laying before Parliament, for enactment on 20.03.17, a statutory instrument to reduce the Discount Rate to –0.75%, Byrom Street Chambers will …

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New Discount Rate

27 February 2017 Ministry of Justice   Change of the personal injury discount rate   Statement from the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice:   Under the Damages Act 1996, I, as Lord Chancellor, have the power to …

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Supreme Court Live Stream – Chris Melton QC

Supreme Court Live – Armes (Appellant) v Nottingham County Council

Supreme Court

The appeal hearing in the case of NA -v- Nottinghamshire County Council will be before the Supreme Court on 8th & 9th February 2017. Chris Melton QC leads Philip Davy on behalf of the Appellant.

Advocacy and questioning vulnerable witnesses

We are pleased to announce that Chris Melton QC and Darryl Allen QC have been appointed by the Inns of Court College of Advocacy [ICCA] as Lead Facilitators for the training of Facilitators and advocates in the questioning of vulnerable witnesses. It …

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Chambers and Partners Band 1

The Chambers and Partners 2017  guide has been released today. We are delighted to announce that Byrom Street Chambers is ranked Band 1 in Personal Injury (click here) and Band 1 in Clinical Negligence (click here); the only set on the …

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