Congratulations on our Six Members appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel - Aug 2020
Isabel practises in both Claimant and Defendant public law and human rights cases, including in the fields of healthcare, tax, and immigration. She has extensive judicial review experience in the High Court and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber).
She is appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Civil Counsel.
- Association of British Insurers v The Lord Chancellor, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (Interested Party):Isabel, led by Philip Havers QC, acted for the Interested Party and supported the Lord Chancellor in resisting an application for interim relief and judicial review, challenging the Lord Chancellor’s decision to announce the result of her review of the discount rate, used to calculate future personal injury losses, in early 2017.
- MF v Secretary of State for Defence: acted for the Appellant in an appeal which clarified key aspects of the War Pensions Scheme.
- The Al Sweady Public Inquiry (2010-2014, Chairman: Sir Thayne Forbes): led by Neil Garnham QC, acted for the military witnesses. This Inquiry concerned events in Iraq during and after a 2004 battle.
- Baha Mousa Public Inquiry (2010, Chairman: Sir William Gage): led by Neil Garnham QC for the military witnesses. This Inquiry concerned events in Iraq following the invasion of 2003, and British handling of Iraqi detainees.
LawPod UK Ep. 106: Vicarious Liability with Robert Kellar QC & Isabel McArdle - Apr 2020
Law Pod UK Ep. 93: Taxation and Human Rights - Sep 2019
Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar Revisited - Jun 2019
Owain Thomas QC and Isabel McArdle successful in Abuse of Law Appeal - Apr 2018
Law Pod UK Ep. 23: Lawsuits against the police for arrest operations - Feb 2018
Owain Thomas QC and Isabel McArdle appear in Court of Appeal in Abuse Case and Tax Avoidance - Feb 2018
Owain Thomas QC and Isabel McArdle successful in resisting permission in tax judicial review - Feb 2018
Philip Havers QC and Isabel Mcardle represent APIL in a judicial review brought by the Association of British Insurers - Jan 2017
Profits from the sale of the Inquest Book given to the Bar Pro Bono Unit - Nov 2016
Is Crowdfunding the New Way of Financing Judicial Reviews? - Nov 2016
Clodagh Bradley and Isabel McArdle appear in inquest into the death of a cyclist with undiagnosed ruptured spleen - Sep 2014
Owain Thomas wins for HMRC in Court of Appeal VAT dispute with Sub-One represented by Philippa Whipple QC and Isabel McArdle - Jun 2014
New appointments to the Attorney General’s A and C Panels - Feb 2014
Pupillage Inside Out: new guide to pupillage by Isabel McArdle and former 1COR pupil Daniel Sokol is published - Jun 2013
Nine members of 1COR involved in Al-Sweady Public Inquiry - Mar 2013
Owain Thomas wins for HMRC in VAT dispute with Sub-One represented by Philippa Whipple QC and Isabel McArdle - Oct 2012
Team of four from 1COR in Supreme Court win in nuclear testing limitation case - Mar 2012