Jamie McCracken successfully defended his employer client against an allegation of a whistleblowing dismissal; establishing that there was no evidence of whistleblowing to safely rely upon. The allegations arose in Case: 3335165/2018 Mrs O Ania v Respondent: Advanced Training Academy (UK)…
Last week judgment was handed down in the case of Qatar Airways Group v Middle East News FZ LLC  EWHC 2975 (QB), a jurisdiction dispute. The decision raises a number of interesting points for private international lawyers, but the purpose of…
Where a Claimant, during a serious psychotic episode, committed a criminal offence, which she would not have committed but for the Defendant’s negligence, can she recover damages for the consequences of having committed the offence, including her subsequent loss of liberty? …
This week we had good news for Claimants and Defendant insurers alike in the form of the judgment in the judicial review on recoverability of benefits in R v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on the application of Aviva Insurance,…
On 30 October Andrew Warnock QC and Maurice Rifat were successful in the Supreme Court in the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona  UKSC 42 which concerned the impact of the “illegality” defence to a claim against a solicitor for professional negligence…
The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment which will have considerable significance for anyone involved with the NHS Dispute Resolution system. The Court has confirmed for the first time that the powers of the NHSLA, which adjudicates NHS provider disputes…
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