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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 – Setting aside default judgment

16 April 2024, 8.15am - 9.30am
Junior Breakfast Seminar – Setting aside default judgment

Venue

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

Timings

16 April 2024, 8.15am - 9.30am

Overview

We hosted the third installment of our new breakfast seminar series on “The Classic Applications”, aimed specifically at junior lawyers. On 16th April 2024, Maxwell Myers and Tom Frazer continued the series by discussing “Setting aside default judgment”.

Download the slides here.

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

  • Tuesday 14th May 2024: Relief from sanctions (Rosamund Baker and Eleanor Vickery).
  • Tuesday 11th June 2024: Costs and Case Management conference (Chris Burrows)

Programme

Maxwell Myers and Tom Frazer discussed “Setting aside default judgment”, looking in particular at:

  • Mandatory Grounds
  • Discretionary Grounds
  • The relevance of the test for relief from sanctions

Speakers

Maxwell Myers
Call: 2016

Maxwell has a busy, broad chancery practice comprising property, insolvency, trusts and estates and general commercial disputes. With extensive experience gained since his pupillage in Chambers, he appears in the High Court, County Court, and First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in his own right and alongside senior members in complex cases. During his pupillage, Maxwell was seconded to the London offices of Womble Bond Dickinson LLP, during which he worked on a complex, multi-million-pound arbitration in respect of the financing of various commercial fishing vessels and a landmark appeal brought under the Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016. Maxwell was recently appointed to the Attorney-General’s Panel of Counsel to the Crown. Maxwell, a First-class Law graduate from the University of Nottingham, is also active in legal scholarship and professional committees at Lincoln’s Inn.

Tom Frazer
Call: 2017

Tom has developed a busy commercial chancery practice covering property, commercial, company, insolvency, and private client matters since completing pupillage with Chambers in October 2019. He regularly appears in various courts and tribunals, handling cases independently and being led by senior members. Notably, Tom was admitted to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) in March 2022, and has advised and appeared in company and commercial litigation in that jurisdiction. Tom has completed secondments with law firms in both the UK and BVI. Tom has a first-class degree in ancient history from the University of Bristol and studied for his Graduate Diploma in Law at City University London. He is qualified to accept direct access work.