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The Kenya Emergency Group Litigation concludes

After over 2.5 years of trial the Kenya Emergency Group Litigation (“KEGL”) has finally concluded. All claims against the UK Government (the Foreign & Commonwealth Office) have now been dismissed. Simon P G Murray of 1 Chancery Lane, [A member of the…

Clinical Negligence Briefing – December 2018

In this edition of our Clinical Negligence Briefing, Katie Ayres examines the possible implications for
medical practitioners, particularly those practising in paediatrics, of the pending decision of the
Supreme Court in CN v Poole Borough Council, while Ella Davis and…

Inquest touching the death of Nigel Thomas Handscomb

This article was first published in the November Dominique Smith acted for the family.



TATLA Briefing – December 2018

Can it really be that time of year again? No sooner has the fully-dressed, flame-retardant plastic
Christmas tree been dispatched to the cupboard under the stairs than it is time to fetch it out again.
We have enjoyed another eventful…

GP practice principals not vicariously liable for religious activities of locum GP: Brayshaw v The Partners of Apsley Surgery

The High Court today dismissed a claim brought against the Partners of Apsley Surgery relating to the conduct of a locum GP, Dr Thomas O’Brien.

The claimant, a patient registered at the surgery, telephoned asking to speak to a doctor and was…

Seven-strong barrister team of civil law specialists joins 1 Chancery Lane

1 Chancery Lane is delighted to announce that a seven-strong team of civil law specialists will be joining chambers, from 33 Bedford Row.

As part of 1 Chancery Lane’s focused expansion, within its core areas, Ian Stebbings, Richard Cherry, Simon Newman,…

Junior Practitioner Group Briefing – October 2018

Richard and Dominique joined Chambers as new tenants on 1st October 2018, having successfully
completed their pupillages with 1 Chancery Lane. In this briefing Richard will analyse some recent cost
decisions and Dominique reviews some recent developments in coronial law….

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