Delighted to say that Quadrant Chambers has been nominated for international arbitration set of the year

The latest issue of the Legal 500 has recognised Robert as a leading practitioner at the bar with peers describing him as having: “a commanding presence, a forceful advocacy style, and brilliant preparation and analysis”

The Judicial Board of the Privy Council has determined an appeal by Dr Boufoy-Bastick, a lecturer at the University of the West Indies, from a decision of the Court of Appeal in Jamaica. The Board found that Dr Boufoy-Bastick was contractually entitled to supplementary pension benefits under the Federated Superannuation Scheme for Universities for members …

The latest edition of the Chambers and Partners guide lists Quadrant Chambers as a leading set in commercial dispute resolution and says this about Robert: Robert-Jan Temmink “provides highly user-friendly support” while “always maintaining a complete handle on the key facts and issues in a case,” sources say. Solicitors characterise him as a “fierce advocate” …

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The long-awaited guidance that the Ministry of Justice is required to publish under s.9 of the Bribery Act 2010 was issued on 30 March 2011.  The Act will now come into force on 1 July 2011.  The first reaction by Transparency International (a leading anti-corruption campaigning group) was unequivocal, and harsh.  Chandrashekhar Krishnan, the Executive …

In a leapfrog appeal from a first instance decision, a majority of the Supreme Court (5-2; Lord Hope and Lady Hale dissenting) in Paul Wynne Jones v Sue Kaney The Times, 31 March 2011, has found that the immunity previously enjoyed by an expert witness should no longer be maintained.  The case of Arthur JS …