Andrew Goodman looks at preparing for cross-border and international mediation, and covers:
Mediator selection The role and responsibilities in international work Jurisdictional issues Cross-cultural factors, language and understanding Lawyer and client preparation Enforcement of settlement agreements
Limitation issues seem particularly rife in claims for professional negligence, and last week the Court of Appeal added to an already prestigious canon with judgment in the case of Holt v Holley & Steer Solicitors  EWCA Civ 851.
Wilcox v Kings College Hospital NHST  9 July, Lambert J: The Defendant applied, after the date ordered for service of witness statements, for permission to rely on Video evidence of surveillance of the Claimant. The Claimant objected on the grounds that…
Last week we reported that after a catastrophic four months cruise operators had finally been able to restart sailing, albeit initially in a fairly limited way. This week the FCO administered what can only be described as a kick in the ballast…
In yesterday’s webinar, Sarah Prager and Andrew Spencer debated whether the decision in X v Kuoni remains good law in light of the new Regulations and the subsequent decisions in Morrison Supermarkets v various Claimants, Barclays Bank Plc v various Claimants, and…
The Inns of Court College of Advocacy has launched a revised Guidance on the preparation, admission and examination of expert evidence produced entirely remotely under lockdown conditions. The guide deliberately brings together the use of expert evidence in civil, criminal and…
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the principles involved in assessing damages in cases involving breaches of data protection legislation. Now, I thought it might be useful to similarly consider the question of damages in the context of the…
Much has been written recently about the unwillingness or inability of airlines, travel agents and tour operators to provide holidaymakers with refunds for holidays cancelled or otherwise affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken worldwide in response to it. Put…
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