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Exchange Chambers appoints Dr John Tribe as Academic Associate
30 November 2016

Exchange Chambers has appointed Dr John Tribe, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool, as an Academic Associate. Dr John Tribe is a leading researcher on insolvency law in the United Kingdom and has published widely on personal and corporate insolvency. He is also one of the joint editors of Muir H...

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Delegates welcomed to Liverpool for flagship Local Government & Social Housing seminar
30 November 2016

Over 250 delegates gathered at Liverpool Town Hall on Friday 25th November 2016 for Exchange Chambers’ Annual Local Government and Social Housing Conference. The event, now in its 11th year, is a sector focused national...

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David Potter and Rob Dudley prosecute first successful convictions in Merseyside under Modern Slavery Act 2015
28 November 2016

David Potter and Rob Dudley from Exchange Chambers has prosecuted the first case to secure convictions in Merseyside under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. At Liverpool Crown Court on 28th Novemb...

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Exchange Chambers barristers act in Liverpool gang trial
21 November 2016

Barristers from Exchange Chambers have acted in a guns and drugs gang trial at Liverpool Crown Court. Mark Ainsworth and Martine Snowdon prosecuted members of Bootle’s notorious Fernhill Gang who w...

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Exchange Chambers barristers secure murder acquittal for client
21 November 2016

Stephen Meadowcroft QC and Richard Littler from Exchange Chambers have secured an acquittal for a 28 year old man client charged with murder.  After a retrial, Scott Chapman was cleared of the ...

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Daniel Prowse secures acquittal for client facing armed robbery charges
18 November 2016

After a four week trial at Preston Crown Court, Daniel Prowse from Exchange Chambers has secured  an acquittal for his client on charges of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and assisting an offender.  The charges related to the armed robbery of a cash-in-t...

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Wayne Jackson successfully defends client in rape trial
16 November 2016

Wayne Jackson from Exchange Chambers has successfully defended his client in a trial at Bolton Crown Court involving allegations of rape and assault by penetration. The offences had allegedly followed on from...

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Annual Insolvency Conference attracts over 100 delegates
10 November 2016

Exchange Chambers last week staged its Annual Insolvency Conference in Manchester and Leeds.  The long-standing event, which was attended by over 100 delegates, included talks from six members of Exchange Chambers’ dedicated insolvency team - ...

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Simon Berkson appointed as Circuit Judge
7 November 2016

The Queen has appointed Simon Berkson from Exchange Chambers to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Elizabeth Truss MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd. The Lord Chi...

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Philip Parry appointed as Circuit Judge
7 November 2016

The Queen has appointed Philip Parry from Exchange Chambers to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Elizabeth Truss MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd. The Lord Chief...

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Steven Crossley in successful defence
7 November 2016

Steven Crossley from Exchange Chambers successfully represented PC James Ellerton, of Merseyside Police, in his trial for Dangerous Driving at Liverpool Crown Court. PC Ellerton struck a scrambler motorcycle being ridden by Devere Ogungboro ...

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David Toal successfully defends client against charges of rape, indecent assault and child cruelty
4 November 2016

David Toal from Exchange Chambers has successfully defended his client in a trial at Manchester Crown Court involving allegations of rape, indecent assault and child cruelty. The Defendant was charged with a number of offences dating back to between 1999 and 2004...

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Record Rankings in Chambers UK
3 November 2016

Exchange Chambers has secured its highest ever rankings in this year’s Chambers UK. With a number of Band 1 rankings across the Northern and North Eastern circuits, Exchange Chambers is praised for its “stellar reputation” and “broad sele...

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Eight murder trials for Exchange Chambers barristers
1 November 2016

Barristers from Exchange Chambers have been involved in eight separate murder trials in recent weeks, some of which are still ongoing. Gordon Cole QC, ...

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Nicholas Francis QC appointed to the High Court Bench
1 November 2016

Nicholas Francis QC has been appointed as a Justice of the High Court. He has been assigned to the Family Division and will be known as The Honourable Mr Justice Francis. ...

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