Chancery Division News and Announcements

News relating to the Division is published here.

The material will include speeches by Chancery judges, judges’ appointments and retirements and the release of any new practice guidance.

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11 March 2024

Bristol Business and Property Courts Event

On 11 March 2024, Mr Justice Zacaroli, (Supervising BPC Judge for the Midland, Western and Wales Circuit) and Mr Justice Foxton (Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court) presented a talk, hosted by the University of Bristol at the Baroness Hale Moot Court, entitled “A Litigation Playlist: 10 Songs That Rocked the Court (PDF)”.

The event was chaired by the Chancellor, Sir Julian Flaux, and is the first in a series of events intended to promote the work of the Business and Property Courts at Bristol, and to provide a forum for local practitioners to meet. The event was attended by a live audience of nearly 60, and was also available via an online link.



Practice Note in relation to PD51O (PDF)


Chancellor of the High Court – Disclosure in the Business and Property Courts