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Charles Drinnan succeeds for the Isle of Wight Council, the Respondent in an Appeal against an enforcement notice under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

The Appellant appealed against an enforcement notice served by the Council over numerous dangerous fire safety issues in four properties on the Island – an important issue in the aftermath of the Grenfell fire. The Appeal was heard at Blackfriars Crown Court. 

Charles succeeded on all three issues, and secured the Council almost £15,000 in costs. 

During this case, Charles successfully resisted an application for a preliminary reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Buckingham appointed to the CPS London and South Eastern Advocates Panel.
9 KBW is delighted to announce that Maria Buckingham has been successful in her application to join the Crown Prosecution Service Advocates Panel at Level 1.

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9 KBW is delighted to announce success by four members in their applications to join the Regulatory Panel, Level C, for Health and Safety and Environmental Law.
It is with enormous pleasure that we announce that Counsel Ben Edwards, Sophie Quinton-Carter, Claire Stevenson and Charles Drinnan have been successful in their applications to join the Regulatory Panel for Health and Safety and Environmental Law.

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9KBW welcomes new tenant, Maria Buckingham
Maria Buckingham, following the successful completion of her pupillage at 9 KBW, has joined us as a tenant from March 2019

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Sophie Kay explores the landmark appeal by Sally Challen of her murder conviction in a two-part series of articles.
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Claire Stevenson successfully represents OFSTED in a six-day tribunal hearing before the First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber)
The provider appealed after their registration to provide childcare at two nursery settings was cancelled. The appellant had a poor inspection history. Over eight years, there had been a number of inspections, resulting in numerous breaches of the Early Years Foundation Stage, and notices being issued, which were not complied with.

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