Ikbal v Sterling Law [2013] EWHC 3291 (Ch), [2013] All ER (D) 31 (Nov)

Ikbal v Sterling Law is yet another case concerning a phenomenon which is becoming increasingly and depressingly familiar to both lenders and the courts: that of a vendor, or vendor’s solicitor, who proves to be not what he seemed. Whilst the claim here was brought by a cash purchaser rather than a lender, the relevant …

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Drawing the Line

History associates Sir Cyril (later Viscount) Radcliffe with partition, that of India and Pakistan in 1947. It is ironic, therefore, that his name should have been adopted by a set of Chambers created as the result of a merger. As a member of that set, it was intriguing to see Radcliffe depicted in a new …

Judgment “On Air”

"Colonel Parker" and director Sally Knyvette were invited to the studios of Monocle 24 to talk about the diferences between barristers and actors and the issues raised by Judgment at Nuremberg. For a legal audience, these issues are particularly pertinent: the enforcement by the judiciary of bad laws, the tension between the judicial process and political expediency …

Judgment at Nuremberg tickets now on sale

The online Box Office for the March 2013 Bridewell Theatre revival of Judgment at Nuremberg is now open. Tickets for the evening performances cost £55 (including post-performance wine and light refereshments). Tickets for the Saturday matinee are £30. Profits from the five performances will go to Paul’s Cancer Support Centre. Judgment at Nuremberg, Bridewell Theatre, …

Bridewell Theatre revival for Judgment at Nuremberg

In July 2011, a “company of legal professionals” (judges and lawyers playing judges and lawyers) raised over £20,000 for the Tricycle Theatre’s Education, Social Inclusion and Artistic Programme with five performances of Judgment at Nuremberg. The play is Abby Mann’s 2001 stage adaptation of the 1961 Academy Award winning movie of the same name, a …