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Our clerks’ room is open between:

8.30am – 6.30pm

Outside of these hours and in cases of urgency, please contact
Paul Bunting on 07971 843023 or
Darren Madle on 07769 714399.

Clerk contacts

Richard Sheehan

Deputy Senior Clerk

020 7420 9503
Oliver Ventura

First Junior Clerk

020 7420 9505
Aron Hanks

Second Junior Clerk

020 7420 9506
Archie Conners

Third Junior Clerk

020 7420 9507

Our clerks’ room is open between:

8.30am – 6.30pm

Outside of these hours and in cases of urgency, please contact
Paul Bunting on 07971 843023 or
Darren Madle on 07769 714399.

Clerk contacts

Richard Sheehan

Deputy Senior Clerk

020 7420 9503
Oliver Ventura

First Junior Clerk

020 7420 9505
Aron Hanks

Second Junior Clerk

020 7420 9506
Archie Conners

Third Junior Clerk

020 7420 9507

Junior Breakfast Seminar – Relief from sanctions

14 May 2024, 8.15am - 9.30pm
Junior Breakfast Seminar – Relief from sanctions

Venue

Selborne Chambers, 10 Essex Street, Temple, WC2R 3AA, London

Timings

14 May 2024, 8.15am - 9.30pm

Overview

We hosted the fourth installment of our new breakfast seminar series on “The Classic Applications”, aimed specifically at junior lawyers. On 14th May 2024Rosamund Baker and Eleanor Vickery continued the series by discussing “Relief from sanctions”.

Download the slides here.

The rest of the series on “the Classic Applications” will cover:

  • Tuesday 11th June 2024: “CCMCs: getting them right” – Daniel Webb and Chris Burrows

Programme

Rosamund Baker and Eleanor Vickery discussed ‘Relief from sanctions’, looking in particular at:

    • What is a serious or significant breach?

    • What is a good reason for a breach?

    • When should an application be made?

    • What should be included in an application?

    • Will the court grant relief?

    • When should an application be agreed or opposed?

Speakers

Rosamund Baker
Call: 2016

Since 2017, Rosamund at Selborne Chambers has excelled in chancery practice, handling property and insolvency cases in the High Court and County Court. She gained expertise in commercial chancery litigation during a secondment with a top international firm, being called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) in 2021. Rosamund served as a Judicial Assistant in the Chancery Division in Trinity Term 2020 and completed a Pegasus Scholar placement at Bell Gully in New Zealand in late 2018. Holding a First in Jurisprudence from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, she was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel to the Crown in 2022.

Eleanor Vickery
Call: 2022

Eleanor became a junior tenant in October 2023, after completing her pupillage at Selborne. She handles cases spanning Landlord and Tenant, Real Property, Commercial, Insolvency and Company law. She regularly appears in the County Court and in the Insolvency and Companies Court. Recently, she successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal as junior to Mark Warwick KC, in Ahmet v Tatum & CPS [2024] EWCA Civ 255, a case about the interaction of POCA and access to the civil courts to determine property rights. During pupillage, she assisted with a two-week trial in the Chancery Division of the High Court, focusing on directors’ duties, fraudulent transactions, and land registration. Before coming to the Bar, Eleanor earned a First-Class degree in History and German from Trinity College, Oxford. She was awarded the Kennedy Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn for the Bar Course, and received the No. 5 Chambers Professional Ethics Prize upon completing her Bar Course at the ICCA.