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Jamie McCracken successfully contests factual evidence of Whistleblowing in the Employment Tribunal

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)…

Special Briefing: Qatar Airways Group v Middle East News FZ LLC [2020] EWHC 2975 (QB)

Last week judgment was handed down in the case of Qatar Airways Group v Middle East News FZ LLC [2020] EWHC 2975 (QB), a jurisdiction dispute. The decision raises a number of interesting points for private international lawyers, but the purpose of…

The Defence of Illegality in a clinical negligence context: consideration of Ecila Henderson (A Protected Party, by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) (Appellant) v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 43

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?

APIL Accidents Abroad Conference 2020

This year’s APIL Accidents Abroad Conference is taking place on a fully virtual platform.

It is a full day’s programme, to include:

Sarah Prager will be on two panels, speaking about:

Covid-19 – lessons learnt in the travel industry and potential…

The Weekly Roundup: the Good Cheer Edition

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,…

Tenancy Announcement: Roger André

1 Chancery Lane is delighted to announce the arrival of Roger André. Roger is an experienced personal injury practitioner, with a particular specialism in defending against alleged insurance fraud.



Webinar Recording: The Illegality Defence in the light of Stoffel v Grondona and Henderson v Dorset Healthcare

On 30 October Andrew Warnock QC and Maurice Rifat were successful in the Supreme Court in the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona [2020] UKSC 42 which concerned the impact of the “illegality” defence to a claim against a solicitor for professional negligence…

1CL Weekly Webinar: All You Need to Know About Section 41 of the Highways Act 1980

In this webinar Christopher Pask and Richard Collier provide a comprehensive overview of Section 41 of the Highways Act.

They cover:

the statute
important cases
things to look out for
useful evidential pointers
less typical situations, e.g….

Court of Appeal confirms that primary care providers who have claims resolved in their favour before the NHSLA can claim interest on damages

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…

Irwin Mitchell Webinar: Cross-Border Civil Disputes Beyond Brexit

Sarah Prager and Conor Kennedy will be speaking at this webinar hosted by Irwin Mitchell, exploring what the legal landscape could look like post-Brexit.

Along with Cheryl Palmer-Hughes and Jane Anderson of Irwin Mitchell, they will discuss the following and more:

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