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25 Jul 2019
Combar sends its warmest congratulations and best wishes to Lord Justice Hamblen, Lord Justice Leggatt and Professor Andrew Burrows on their forthcoming appointments as Justices of the Supreme Court. Their appointments were announced today by the Prime Minister’s Office and will take effect on various dates in the first part of 2020. Combar also congratulates Lord Reed on his forthcoming appointment as President of the Supreme Court, succeeding Baroness Hale of Richmond who will retire in January 2020.

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23 Jul 2019
COMBAR members are invited to register to attend the Association's third conference which will take place in Delhi on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September 2019.

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16 Jul 2019
COMBAR sends its warmest congratulations and best wishes to Mr Justice Popplewell, Mrs Justice Carr and Mr Justice Phillips on their appointments as Lord or Lady Justices of the Court of Appeal.

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25 Jun 2019
Members are asked to note the following, which was confirmed at the recent London Circuit Commercial Court Users’ Committee meeting: HHJ Pelling QC has been appointed Judge in Charge of the London Circuit Commercial Court (“LCCC”) with effect from Monday 1 July 2019. The lead times for applications in the LCCC are at present longer than usual. Judge Pelling has directed from 1 July 2019, applications in the LCCC with a time estimate not exceeding 1 hour may be listed each day of the week at 9.30 a.m. Applications estimated to last between 1 hour and 2 hours will be listed on Fridays. Any application estimated to last longer than 2 hours will be listed on Mondays to Thursdays on the first available date. The purpose of this is to improve the waiting times for all applications and ensure that the progress of cases to trial is not unduly delayed by the wait for a CCMC hearing.

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