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The British Claims Awards 2018

Chambers is delighted to announce that 1 Chancery Lane has been shortlisted for Barristers' Chambers of the Yearat The British Claims Awards 2018. 

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 7th June 2018.

 

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CN -V- Poole Borough Council and Others (Supreme Court)

Update, the above appeal has now been brought forward by 1 day and directed into the lists for hearing on the 16th and 17th July 2018 by Lady Hale.  The panel has given a time estimate of  1.5 days

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CN -V- Poole Borough Council and Others (Supreme Court)

The above appeal has been expedited and directed into the lists for hearing on the 17th and 18th July 2018 by Lady Hale.  The panel has given a time estimate of  1.5 days

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Goman v Stockport MBC

Probation officers and social workers did not owe a duty of care to warn a woman of her partner’s past history of domestic violence. HHJ Sephton QC so held in Goman v Stockport MBC, judgment 20 March 2018. The case is thought to have to been the first claim against social workers to have been tried following the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in CN...

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CN -V- POOLE BOROUGH COUNCIL AND OTHERS

The Supreme Court have granted permission to Appeal in relation to the above matter.

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1 Chancery Lane supports The Claims Conference 2018

On 28th February 2018 members of 1 Chancery Lane were involved in speaking at The Claims Conference, in Manchester. Chaired by 1 Chancery Lane’s Head of Chambers, Simon Readhead QC, the day involved talks and panel discussions before an audience of claimant and defendant lawyers, as well as claims management professionals, accident management specialists and...

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Personal Injury Briefing - Abuse

ABUSE

2018 has started with an even greater degree of scrutiny upon abuse than ever before. Almost every corner of life is having light shone onto it in order to expose abuse. Naturally, not all allegations are meritorious, and even the dividing lines are being debated as to what is ‘acceptable’ behaviour and what isn’t, but the sheer scale of...

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Jenkins v Chief Constable of Essex Police – finding of gross exaggeration

Laura Johnson has successfully represented the defendant police force in a claim for in excess of £750,000 arising out of a knee injury sustained by a police officer who fell off her desk at work.  The background to the fall was a prank by a fellow officer who had hidden the Claimant’s mobile telephone in the ceiling void.  The Claimant alleged...

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